News from September 2018

Heyl Royster opens permanent office space in St. Louis

By Madison-St. Clair Record | Sep 14, 2018

The law firm of Heyl Royster has officially moved into its new office space located on the top floor of the Peabody Plaza Building at 701 Market Street in St. Louis.

Passenger denies liability in suit alleging injuries after tires fell off bus

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 14, 2018

A woman denies that she contributed to her own injuries in her suit against a Wood River car dealership alleging she was injured as a passenger when tires fell off of a bus

Dentist alleges patient failed to follow recommendation after tooth extraction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 14, 2018

Aspen Dental Management and a dentist argue that a patient caused his own injuries after a tooth extraction by failing to follow the dentist’s recommendation to see an oral surgeon.

Greensfelder highly ranked by Midwest Real Estate News

By Madison-St. Clair Record | Sep 14, 2018

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., has announced that Midwest Real Estate News has named Greensfelder among the region’s top 42 law firms for real estate in 2018.

Greensfelder's L. Taylor Hall named ‘Law Firm Leader’ in 'Up & Coming' awards

By Madison-St. Clair Record | Sep 14, 2018

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. has announced that L. Taylor Hall, an officer in the firm’s St. Louis office, has been recognized as a “Law Firm Leader” among Missouri Lawyers Media’s 2018 Up & Coming Awards winners.

Attorney for murder suspect argues State intentionally caused mistrial; Haida denies motion to dismiss Fields case

By Ann Maher | Sep 15, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida denied a motion to drop the State's case against David E. Fields, who is alleged to have killed Carl Silas at his Belleville apartment on Dec. 30, 2016.

Interstate 57 crash prompts lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

A distribution company and its employee face a lawsuit over a crash on Interstate 57.

Trans Union and Bank of Missouri did not accurately report debt, federal lawsuit says

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

An Edwardsville resident accuses Trans Union and a bank of inaccurate reporting.

Centreville crash prompts lawsuit

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

An injured passenger accuses a driver of causing a car accident.

Questions raised over links between donors, lawyers and state AG offices

By John Breslin | Sep 17, 2018

Free market thinkers and those who believe in some government intervention are involved in an increasingly sour battle over the issue of climate change.

Widow sues product manufacturers for husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 17, 2018

The surviving spouse of a man who died of lung cancer blames several manufacturers of the asbestos exposure that led to his death.

Schnuck Markets faces lawsuit over slip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 17, 2018

A woman injured in a fall accuses a Schnuck Markets store in O'Fallon of not properly maintaining its property.

Trial lawyer cash making its way into Fifth District race

By Ann Maher | Sep 17, 2018

The race to fill an open seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court has seen an infusion of trial lawyer campaign cash in recent weeks - from near and far.

Voting Libertarian is not a wasted vote

By The Madison County Record | Sep 17, 2018

Kash Jackson and other Libertarians helped me figure out where I am on the political spectrum and what I want out of my elected officials.

Motorist sues FedEx over Highway 64 crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing FedEx and two drivers following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 64.

St. Clair County sued over insurance agreement

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An insurance broker filed a lawsuit alleging interference with a contract with St. Clair County.

Is this the most toxic tax in Illinois politics?

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Sep 18, 2018

One wonders how many times an unpopular idea must be knocked down before it rises back from the dead. Especially when it means more money for the state. And especially in Illinois.

Passenger alleges injuries from collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 18, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a collision.

Labor leader at Caseyville rally: 'Vote often, vote early...whatever you can get away with'

By Ann Maher | Sep 18, 2018

An O'Fallon attorney who's been involved in voter integrity initiatives as a volunteer for six years and who's also running for circuit judge in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit said he is "very disturbed" by a video circulating on social media of a local labor leader encouraging people to "vote early and often," as in "East St. Louis."

Woman alleges motorist ran red light on Route 159

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 18, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist alleges a Bethalto woman ran a red light and caused a car crash.

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