News from February 2018

Judge Lisa Wilson to speak at Lawyers' Assistance Program dinner

By Glenn Minnis | Feb 12, 2018

PEORIA – The Lawyers' Assistance Program (LAP) is slated to hold its annual Joseph R. Bartylak Dinner at The Waterhouse in Peoria on Thursday, April 5, with this year’s event featuring the Honorable Judge Lisa Wilson as keynote speaker.

Madison County projected to 'go live' in April on state's new centralized E-File Manager, circuit court clerk says

By Karen Kidd | Feb 12, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – In spite of its request to extend a deadline for making court documents available through the state's new centralized E-File Manager (EFM) being denied, Madison County Circuit Clerk Mark von Nida says he hopes his office will done by early spring, well ahead of a mandatory July 1 deadline.

Herndon denies summary judgment to State Farm in $9 billion RICO case

By Record News | Feb 13, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon on Feb. 6 denied summary judgment to State Farm on a $9 billion racketeering claim.

Limbaugh assigned to Dicamba MDL over Herndon; Attorneys say SDIL disposition time nearly slowest of all

By Record News | Feb 13, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – Multi district litigation against Monsanto involving weed killer Dicamba will go before District Judge Stephen Limbaugh at the Eastern District of Missouri, in spite of calls for the Southern District of Illinois.

Rare GOP primary contest for St. Clair County judgeship goes negative

By Ann Maher | Feb 13, 2018

Republican voters in St. Clair County will see something unusual on the ballot March 20 – two candidates vying for the same judgeship.

Medical malpractice suit alleging delayed cancer diagnosis at trial in Ruth’s court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 13, 2018

A medical malpractice suit is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth’s courtroom alleging an Alton pediatrician failed to diagnose a patient’s malignant germ cell tumor despite a persistent fever and swelling.

Motorist allegedly struck parked vehicle in Marissa while fleeing from police

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges he was injured when his parked vehicle was struck by another driver attempting to elude police.

Pedestrian allegedly hit while using crosswalk

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A pedestrian alleges a motorist struck him while he was using a crosswalk.

Motorist sues over rear-end collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision on Green Mount Road.

Beasley Gas-N-Go sued over parking lot slip, fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A customer is suing Beasley Gas-N-Go Inc. in Wood River after he slipped and fell on oil in the parking lot.

Widow sues motorist following husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A widow is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting her husband as he walked along the road.

Landlord sues childcare facility for unpaid rent

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A landlord is suing Here We Grow LLP and its operators for failing to make payments and refusing to vacate the premises.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 following St. Louis Road collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended while traveling in Madison County.

Patient sues over surgery for hidden penis syndrome

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A patient alleges a Maryville doctor negligently performed a surgery to treat hidden penis syndrome.

Trucking escort company denies liability in suit alleging cargo struck bridge

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 14, 2018

A trucking escort company argues that a trucker should have stopped or attempted to avoid a bridge in a suit alleging the truck’s cargo struck the bottom of an I-64 overpass.

Madison County foreclosures Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Feb 14, 2018

There were 13 foreclosures in Madison County from Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

Madison County real estate Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Feb 14, 2018

An Edwardsville home sold for nearly $600,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Jan. 30-Feb. 5.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 1-5

By Elizabeth Alt | Feb 14, 2018

A Belleville property sold for $400,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 1-5.

St. Clair County foreclosures Jan. 24-Feb. 8

By Elizabeth Alt | Feb 14, 2018

There were eight foreclosures in St. Clair County from Jan. 24 to Feb. 8.

Madison County civil docket Feb. 19-23

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 14, 2018

There are 20 law cases scheduled on the Madison County civil docket with circuit judges Matoesian, Mudge and Ruth for Feb. 19-23.

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