News from April 2019

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorney Kevin Williams to Present at Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Spring Supply Chain Summit & Showcase

By Press release submission | Apr 1, 2019

Kevin Williams, a Member in Clark Hill’s Customs and International Trade Law group, will speak at the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Spring Supply Chain Summit & Showcase on April 4, 2019.

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Attorneys John Steren and Patricia Wagner Receive JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award

By Press release submission | Apr 1, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is proud to announce that Adam S. Forman has been included for the sixth consecutive year in Lawdragon’s"Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers” guide.

Veterans sue opioid manufacturers and distributors, claim their actions led to addiction

By John Breslin | Apr 1, 2019

Three veterans are suing the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, claiming they should have, or did, know the dangers of the drugs, particularly to those suffering from long term pain.

Case activity for ALVIN SPENCER vs United State of America, acting by and through Marion VA Medical Center on March 29

By The Madison County Record | Apr 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by ALVIN SPENCER and DORIS SPENCER against United State of America, acting by and through Marion VA Medical Center on March 29:

Judge Harrison declines to order Wood River to take down signs promoting sales tax increase

By Ann Maher | Apr 1, 2019

Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison declined to order the City of Wood River to remove "vote Yes" signs positioned on city-owned property and inside City Hall that promote a sales tax increase referendum on the ballot in Tuesday's election.

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Attorneys John Steren and Patricia Wagner Receive JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award

By Press release submission | Apr 2, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that attorneys E. John Steren and Patricia M. Wagner have been selected for a 2019 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award for their thought leadership on the topic of “Antitrust & Trade Regulation.”

JONES DAY: Eight Jones Day lawyers named "BTI Client Service All-Stars"

By Press release submission | Apr 2, 2019

Eight Jones Day lawyers are named 2019 Client Service All-Stars in the BTI Consulting Group's survey of corporate counsel and other legal services decision makers.

Regular folks charged with DUI in Madison County - ones with lawyers - regularly get suspensions rescinded

By Record News | Apr 2, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – When a Madison County judge rescinded the suspension of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton’s driver’s license after his second DUI in less than two years, skeptics may have figured he caught a special break. In reality, regular folks catch that break routinely.

Employee alleges Harbor Freight stored biometric data without permission

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 2, 2019

BELLEVILLE — An employee is suing a tool company, alleging the defendant stored biometric data without informing the plaintiff.

Customer alleges Just for Men resulted in severe allergic reaction

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 2, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing a hair product company, alleging the use of the product resulted in a severe allergic reaction for the plaintiff.

From Legal Newsline

Working With Experts webinar planned for April 24

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.

From Legal Newsline

Webinar on intellectual property available for entrepreneurs, business owners

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

Financial Poise's latest on-demand webinar titled IP-101, sponsored by EisnerAmper, encourages founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses to get educated on all things intellectual property.

What is Rick Faccin trying to hide?

By The Madison County Record | Apr 2, 2019

“I was elected to look into things. Faccin believes he is here to hide things.”

Suit alleges pharmaceutical company failed to fill orders in timely manner

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 2, 2019

BENTON —A corporation is suing a pharmaceutical company, alleging that they failed to fill orders in a timely manner.

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine celebrates women in public office

By Press release submission | Apr 2, 2019

To honor women in public office, State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) passed a resolution declaring March 28, 2019, as Celebrating Women in Public Office Day in Illinois.

Judge grants TRO keeping Prenzler team at bay from county financials; Next hearing April 23

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith granted Madison County auditor Rick Faccin’s request for a temporary restraining order on a resolution the board passed last month allowing access to the county’s USL financial system.

Wood River voters say 'Yes' to higher sales tax, in spite of court challenge over city's support

By Ann Maher | Apr 3, 2019

With a little help from city officials, and in spite of protest over that help, voters in Wood River have passed a 1 percent sales tax increase by a margin of 54 to 46 percent.

Case activity for Employers & Cement Masons #90 Health & Welfare Fund vs Ehret Inc. on April 1

By The Madison County Record | Apr 3, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Employers & Cement Masons #90 Health & Welfare Fund and Employers & Cement Masons #90 Pension Fund against Ehret Inc. on April 1:

Madison County civil docket April 8-12

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Dugan and Harrison have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 8-12.

Madison County foreclosures March 11-15

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Apr 3, 2019

There were 13 foreclosures in Madison County from March 11-15

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