News from June 2018
EDWARDSVILLE — An estate representative claims nursing facility operators did not provide proper care to a resident.
EDWARDSVILLE — Retired Madison County judge Ralph J. Mendelsohn is suing Morrison's Irish Pub after he allegedly fell on uneven steps.
EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing Swift Transportation Co. and its employee following a collision on I-55.
A woman is suing Taylor Irons and Mickey Gillespie, two motorists, for alleged taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.
An estate representative is suing CBS Corporation, Union Carbide Corp. and several other companies for alleged negligence.
An estate administrator is suing the Budd Company, Dow Chemical Company, John Crane Inc. and several other companies for alleged negligence.
An individual is suing Bechtel Corporation, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company and several other companies for alleged negligence.
A healthcare provider is suing John A. Smith, a patient, for alleged breach of contract.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County resident claims her father was exposed to products containing benzene.
EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist seeks damages following a Foster Township collision.
BENTON — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted summary judgment to the federal government in a woman's medical negligence lawsuit involving a robot-assisted hysterectomy.
BELLEVILLE — A patient claims doctors failed to properly diagnose a fracture.
Laninya Cason knows where she needs to get the votes to win the race for Resident Circuit Judge in St. Clair County - the city where she grew up and where her family still lives, East St. Louis.
EDWARDSVILLE — A landlord claims Hubbell Power Systems breached a lease agreement.
EDWARDSVILLE — A pipefitter claims he was injured while working at a refinery in Madison County.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that dealt a blow to forum-shopping personal injury attorneys, companies threatened with sprawling, 50-state litigation have not been forced into defending cases all over the country.
SPRING VALLEY – Lena Alfano, wife of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, shoved a woman out of a bar and held her down on a sidewalk until a friend of the victim pushed Alfano off, according to police.
Appeals judges: Chicago not right court for John Crane's asbestos fraud RICO claims vs Simon Greenstone, Shein Law
A federal appeals panel in Chicago has agreed industrial seals and couplings maker John Crane Inc. should be afforded the chance to air its claims two law firms allegedly engaged in racketeering and fraud in the way they pressed asbestos-related personal injury claims against the company in the past. However, the judges also agreed with lower court judges that Chicago federal court is not the right place for John Crane can pursue its claims.