News from December 2018
BELLEVILLE — A daughter is suing Borg-Warner Morse, TEC and dozens of companies that use asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of the plaintiff's mother.
BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of her husband.
EDWARDSVILLE — A freightliner operator is suing a tractor trailer owner and driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash in Edwardsville that injured the plaintiff.
BENTON -- Magistrate Judge Reona Daly granted summary judgment for SSM Healthcare Corporation in a trademark dispute with a healthcare clinic.
CHICAGO -- John Cesario, senior counsel of the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, expressed concern that Illinois will see an increase in attorney's older than 65 years old practicing law over the next decade.
The firm recently received recognition from The National Law Review as a “Go-To Thought Leader.” In choosing Heyl Royster for their award.
Rebecca Nickelson has been appointed Vice Chair of DRI’s Philanthropic Activities Committee.
... This time, he was filled not with despair, but hope. Hope born of the realization that despite all the negative publicity, it really was a Wonderful County, and the power to change the current course of events comes from within–within him and all who think alike.
The City of Alton opposes a substitution of judge in a lawsuit alleging the city failed to deliver grass-cutting liens personally or by certified mail.
BELLEVILLE — A passenger claims she was injured in a St. Clair County collision.
Madison County Circuit Judge Richard Tognarelli scheduled a trial for Jan. 7 for Wood River Drainage and Levee District secretary and treasurer Jamie Butkovich, who was charged with stealing district funds from March 2017 to September 2018.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Magistrate Judge Reona Daly ordered non-profit organization Phyllis Schlafly's American Eagles (PSAE) to produce documents related to Eagle Forum as part of a trademark infringement lawsuit.
MT. VERNON, Ill. —A man convicted of first-degree murder will get a new trial after the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court agreed with him that the jury should have been given instructions on his self-defense argument Nov. 19.
Fifth District upholds conviction on protective order violation; Prosecutor's motion to withdraw granted
MOUNT VERNON – A woman's conviction for violation of a protective order was upheld on an appeal that the Office of the State Appellate Defendant (OSAD) had argued "lacks merit."
Madison County has assured those communities within the recently dissolved Collinsville Area Recreation District they will continue to provide grants for the management and upkeep of the parks.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Dish Network employee is accused of causing an Alton collision.
Of the more than 3,700 Illinois state workers who stopped sending part of every paycheck to a union, 2,800 stopped sending their money to AFSCME.