News from January 2019

EPSTEIN BECKER GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Welcomes James J. Oh to Its Chicago Office

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that James J. Oh has joined as a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in its Chicago office.

Asbestos attorney Julian applies for Madison Co. judgeship; Critic says enough with Dems crowding bench - try 'diversity of thought'

By Ann Maher | Jan 22, 2019

Twelve area attorneys have applied for the associate judge position that opened after Sarah Smith was elected circuit judge in Madison County in November, including the co-founder of what has become a national asbestos law firm.

Illinois’ lethal combination - property tax increasing three times faster than household income

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | Jan 22, 2019

A lethal combination of rising property taxes and stagnant incomes has forced many Illinoisans to rethink their relationship with their state. Families have done the math, whether they’re in the struggling south suburbs of Chicago or the affluent North Shore, and they’ve decided to leave Illinois behind.

Court activity on Jan. 22: Gearold R. Stine vs Homan Trucking LLC

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Gearold R. Stine against Homan Trucking LLC, Ike R. Rose, Homan & Company, Inc. and A.B.C.D. Transportation, Co., Inc. on Jan. 22: 'Order. Due To A Scheduling Conflict, The Scheduling And Discovery Conference Presently Set For 1/24/2019 Is Reset For 1/29/2019 At 9:15 Am Via Telephon

Jan. 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for insurance cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on Jan. 22: Auto-Owners Insurance Company vs A-Z Welding & Machine, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Auto-Owners Insurance Company against A-Z Welding & Machine, Inc., Bob Ayers and Kevin Brown on Jan. 22: 'Summons Requested. (gumbiner, Krysta)'

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on Jan. 22

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on Jan. 22 in the suits below:

Jan. 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Madison County foreclosures Jan. 2-8

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jan 23, 2019

There were 14 foreclosures in Madison County from Jan. 2-8

Court activity on Jan. 22: Business Property Lending, Inc. vs Adventure 2000, LLC

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Business Property Lending, Inc. against Adventure 2000, LLC, Carlyle Properties, LLC, John Spaar, Unknown Tenants, Unknown Non-Record Claimants, Unknown Owners and Advance Stores Company Incorporated on Jan. 22: 'Consent/Non-consent To U.s. Magistrate Judge-sealed Pending Receipt Fr

Madison County real estate Dec. 14-21

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jan 23, 2019

An Edwardsville home sold for $925,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Dec. 14-21.

St Clair County real estate Dec. 10-17

By Elizabeth Alt | Jan 23, 2019

A Fairview Heights property sold for $5.5 million as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Dec. 10-17.

Another Illinois lawmaker hits the pension lottery

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 23, 2019

There’s a lot of talk about renewed bipartisanship and a new day in Springfield. Dozens of state lawmakers have already opted out of the pension system. The General Assembly should take the lead and phase out their own defined-benefit system and get to work on a constitutional fix for the rest of Illinois’ pension mess.

St. Clair County foreclosures ​​​​​Jan. 11-15

By Elizabeth Alt | Jan 23, 2019

There were 14 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Jan. 11-15.

Medical malpractice suit at trial in Stobbs’ court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 23, 2019

A medical malpractice suit alleging a woman’s bladder was lacerated during a laproscopy procedure is at trial in Madison County Associate Judge Stobbs’ courtroom.

Suit alleges patient died from poorly monitored coagulation therapy

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a physician with The Heart Group after a patient allegedly died due to the defendants' negligence.

Jan. 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for contract cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 23, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Dram Shop suit alleges woman died in head-on collision caused by intoxicated wrong-way driver

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — The children of a woman who died when an intoxicated wrong-way driver caused a collision on I-64 filed a Dram Shop suit against two nightclubs.

Motorist sues over Belleville collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 23, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision in Belleville.

JIB convenes next month in Duebbert case; Four other St. Clair Co. judges have faced discipline

By Record News | Jan 23, 2019

CHICAGO – St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert will face a commission with the power to reprimand, censure, suspend, or remove him on Feb. 27.

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