Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reportedly gunning for a transportation bill that could come with an increase in the gas tax.
News from November 2018
MT. VERNON -- The case of a Madison County man who slipped and fell at a store parking lot, had a decision about the case affirmed in court - but not in his favor.
BELLEVILLE — A motorist and a passenger claim they were injured in a Fairview Heights collision.
BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing healthcare providers for allegedly failing to provide proper care, resulting in a patient's death.
EDWARDSVILLE — A surviving spouse is suing a car wax manufacturer for allegedly failing to provide warnings of the risks associated with using the car polish.
NEW YORK CITY – Louis Burke, the American Bar Association’s expert on class actions, said he has never seen anything like the 25.8 percent charge for expenses in a settlement between Monsanto and plaintiffs in a pollution suit.
BELLEVILLE — Several consumers filed a class action against Dr. Pepper soda manufacturers for allegedly falsely advertising their ginger sodas.
EDWARDSVILLE — Truck driver Mohamed Yussuf Jama is being sued by two more passengers alleging injuries from a fatal multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 in November 2017.
If your lawyers negotiated a $20 million settlement for you, you’d be happy as a lark, wouldn’t you? You certainly wouldn’t complain about a jackpot like that. Only a colossal ingrate would act as if he’d been cheated by a settlement of that size.
Watson must produce sexual misconduct allegation records against any member of Sheriff's Dept. back to 2012
EAST ST. LOUIS – St. Clair County sheriff Rick Watson must produce records on sexual misconduct allegations against any member of the department since January 2012, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Williams ruled on Nov. 8.
Democrat candidates facing St. Clair Co.-only voters win big - not so much for two crossing county line
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Democrats won nearly all the local races on Nov. 6, but two who ventured beyond the county line plunged to defeat.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bestwall LLC, formerly part of Georgia Pacific LLC, argues that the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants’ bad-faith arguments are meritless and the debtor’s corporate restructuring does not prejudice asbestos claimants.
A man’s lawsuit alleging he was injured when he was hit in the arm with a fire poker while at a party in Collinsville is at trial in St. Clair County Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot’s courtroom.