News from November 2018

POLSINELLI PC: Polsinelli Nationally Ranked in Inaugural Labor and Employment Litigation Edition, Reflecting Firm's Commitment to Litigation Excellence

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

Benchmark Litigation Labor and Employment, has nationally ranked Polsinelli’s Labor and Employment Department and 11 of the firm’s Labor and Employment attorneys as Benchmark Litigation Stars.

Co-shareholders allege stocks were fraudulently transferred

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Co-shareholders are suing a living trust trustee for allegedly withholding stocks for her own enrichment.

Clerk alleges Union Pacific caused lymphocytic disease

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A clerk is suing Union Pacific Railroad Company for allegedly exposing him to toxic substances.

Rig operator alleges injuries while reducing load height

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A rig operator is suing International Harvester, alleging he was injured due to a design defect.

Suit alleges nursing home patient injured after falling

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A nurse and the operators of a long-term care facility are accused of failing to properly care for a patient.

Cook sues food delivery service over alleged leg injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A cook at Longhorn Steakhouse claims he was injured when he was struck in the leg with a box.

Nearly 80 percent of Alton property tax levy consumed by pensions

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | Nov 6, 2018

The share of Alton’s annual property tax levy going to pension payments has more than doubled over the past decade.

Voters sending strong message to dissolve financially distressed park district

By Ann Maher | Nov 6, 2018

Voters in the Collinsville Area Recreation District appear to have given a resounding thumbs up to dissolve the financially strapped park district.

Incumbent Bristow elected Representative for 111th District

By Ann Maher | Nov 6, 2018

Incumbent Rep. Monica Bristow (D-Alton) defeated Republican Mike Babcock by a margin of 50.5 to 49.5 percent for Illinois' 111th House District.

Overstreet wins permanent seat at Fifth District, likely shifting balance 5-2 conservative

By Ann Maher | Nov 6, 2018

Justice David Overstreet has easily won a permanent seat to the Fifth District Appellate Court.

Smith elected Madison County circuit judge for the Crowder vacancy

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 6, 2018

Democrat Sarah Smith was elected circuit judge in Madison County for judge Barbara Crowder's seat with a margin of 55.3 to 44.7 percent.

Judges seeking retention in Twentieth Judicial Circuit win in spite of opposition

By Ann Maher | Nov 6, 2018

Judges running for retention in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit have easily won retention - in spite of a well-organized effort to unseat Circuit Judge Zina Cruse.

Dugan secures Madison County circuit judge seat for the Barberis vacancy

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 6, 2018

Republican David Dugan secured the Madison County circuit judge seat he was appointed to last year after John Barberis Jr. was elected to the Fifth District.

Ming-Mendoza defeats Adler for Madison County Clerk

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Incumbent Democrat Debbie Ming-Mendoza defeated Republican Steve Adler for Madison County Clerk after the two sparred in an attack campaign alleging voter fraud.

Motorist alleges injuries following Caseyville collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing shuttle bus operators and two drivers for allegedly causing a multi-vehicle collision in Caseyville.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 13-16

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Ruth, Matoesian and Mudge have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Nov. 13-16.

St. Clair County foreclosures Oct. 25-Nov. 2

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 7, 2018

There were 17 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Oct. 25-Nov. 2.

St. Clair County real estate Oct. 2-8

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 7, 2018

An O'Fallon commercial property sold for $4.5 million as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for Oct. 2-8.

Madison County real estate Oct. 9-15

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 7, 2018

A Highland property sold for $539,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Oct. 9-15.

Madison County foreclosures Oct. 23-30

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 7, 2018

There were 11 foreclosures in Madison County from Oct. 23-30

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