News from January 2019

Madison County civil docket Jan. 28-Feb. 1

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 23, 2019

Madison County judge Mudge, Ruth, Stobbs and Matoesian have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Jan. 28-Feb. 1.

Judge Cruse featured speaker at tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. in O'Fallon

By From the O'Fallon Weekly | Jan 23, 2019

The 10th annual O’Fallon Metro East Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast took place at New Life in Christ Interdenominational Church on Monday, with a keynote speech on injustice delivered by the first African American woman elected judge in St. Clair County.

GMA Legal Conference: A 'must-attend event' for food, beverage and consumer product legal professionals

By Dawn Geske | Jan 24, 2019

PALM BEACH GARDENS – This year's Grocery Manufacturers Association's Legal Conference event is set to be held in Palm Beach Gardens on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5.

Jan. 23: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 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. 23. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on Jan. 23: John A. Sullivan vs Abidrashid Barre Mohamed

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by John A. Sullivan and Catherine D. Sullivan against Abidrashid Barre Mohamed and FAF, Inc. on Jan. 23: 'Consent/Non-consent To U.s. Magistrate Judge-sealed Pending Receipt From All Parties. (osman, Ronald)'

Jan. 23: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for contract cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 23. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 23: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for insurance cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 23. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Jan. 23: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for labor cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Jan. 23. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Business Property Lending, Inc. vs Adventure 2000, LLC on Jan. 23

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities 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. 23:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on Jan. 23

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on Jan. 23 in the suits below:

Court activity on Jan. 23: Auto-Owners Insurance Company vs A-Z Welding & Machine, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 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. 23: 'Summons Issued As To A-Z Welding & Machine, Inc. And Original Mailed To Attorney Gumbiner. (kek)'

Passenger alleges motorist disobeyed traffic control device, caused collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 24, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a motorist for allegedly making an improper turn and causing a collision.

Court activity on Jan. 23: Central Laborers' Pension Fund vs Ramsey Properties, Inc.

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Central Laborers' Pension Fund, Southern Illinois Laborers' Welfare Fund, Southern Illinois Laborers' Annuity Fund, Illinois Laborers' and Contractors' Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Vacation Fund, Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET), Laborers' Local

Driving drunk is illegal for everyone

By The Madison County Record | Jan 24, 2019

Our national experiment with prohibition a century ago proved prosperous for bootleggers and caused more problems than it solved. Still, alcoholism can be a serious problem, not only for the alcoholics but for everyone around them.

JIB suspensions are most severe consequence of misconduct; some judges resign before action taken

By Record News | Jan 24, 2019

Since the Judicial Inquiry Board was founded in 1970, it has filed 95 complaints with the courts commission, which has removed seven judges and retired one.

TABET DIVITO: Tim Hudson Appointed to Judicial Evaluation Committee

By Press release submission | Jan 24, 2019

TDR partner Tim Hudson has been appointed by the Chicago Bar Association to serve on its Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC).

State of the state 2019: Past mistakes show path to better future for Illinois

By Orphe Divounguy and Bryce Hill, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 24, 2019

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the 101st General Assembly settle into office, they face a daunting task: governing a state with severe fiscal problems, continuing population loss and comparatively lackluster economic growth.

Driver alleges injuries from Fairview Heights crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 24, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a Fairview Heights crash.

Former employee alleges trucking company breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 24, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing his former employer for allegedly failing to provide insurance coverage and proper pay before terminating him.

Defendants accused of participating in a Madison County bid-rigging scheme allege circumstantial evidence is insufficient

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 24, 2019

Several defendants accused of participating in an alleged bid-rigging conspiracy with former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon argue in reply memorandums that the plaintiffs rely on circumstantial evidence in their third amended complaint.

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