News from January 2019

Case activity for United Association of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of United States and Canada, Local No 360 vs Ehret, Inc. on Jan. 30

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by United Association of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of United States and Canada, Local No 360, Don DeGonia, Thomas Kowalski, Kent Dickemann, Plumbers Local No 360 Pension Fund, Plumbers Local No 360 Supplemental Pension Fund, Plumbers Local No 360 Health and Welfare Fund,

Jan. 30: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 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. 30. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

High court reinstates Jasper County defense verdict involving Salem auto accident

By Record News | Jan 31, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – All seven Supreme Court Justices reinstated a defense verdict that Fifth District appellate judges overturned in a traffic injury case.

‘I don’t want to say nothing’ means police interrogation must cease, Fifth District rules

By Record News | Jan 31, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – Fifth District appellate judges found former chief circuit judge John Baricevic correctly suppressed statements that teenage murder suspect Darran McCloud made after telling police, “I don’t want to say nothing.”

Borrower accused of breaching loan agreement

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing a borrower for allegedly breaching a loan agreement.

Case activity for John A. Sullivan vs Abidrashid Barre Mohamed on Jan. 30

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by John A. Sullivan and Catherine D. Sullivan against Abidrashid Barre Mohamed and FAF, Inc. on Jan. 30:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on Jan. 30

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on Jan. 30 in the suits below:

Judge Barry Julian is off to a bad start

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 2019

Do the laws that the rest of us residents must follow not apply to the ones making and interpreting them?

Illinois House passes rules giving Madigan extraordinary power – again

By Joe Tabor, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 31, 2019

On Jan. 29 the Illinois House of Representatives voted on new House Rules, but none of the new rules addressed the unparalleled power the Speaker of the House is given over the legislative process.

Driver alleges injuries from Glen Carbon crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a crash in Glen Carbon.

Suit alleges nursing home patient had toe amputated due to ill-fitting shoes

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville Care Center is accused of putting ill-fitting shoes on a patient, causing her to suffer injuries and an amputated toe.

Estate administrator is suing oil well operators for alleged wrongful death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

An independent administrator is suing Citation Oil & Gas Corporation, an oil well operator, citing alleged negligence and an unsafe work environment.

Couple alleges negligence in vehicle collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

Two motorists are suing Abdirashid Barre Mohamed and FAF Inc., freightliner operators, citing alleged negligence.

House cutting committee bloat is a victory for taxpayers

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 31, 2019

House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) was in Springfield on Jan. 29 when his colleagues took a vote on House rules that give him more power than any other state speaker in the nation.

Insurance company accuses motorist of negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — An insurer is suing a motorist for allegedly causing a collision and costing the plaintiff damages.

Petroff Trucking sues Pekin Insurance over hail storm coverage dispute

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

A building owner is suing Pekin Insurance Co., a licensed insurer, citing alleged breach of insurance policy.

Man sues after falling down steps at Madison property

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

A man who claims he fell down a set of stairs when railing came loose from drywall is suing the owner of the Madison property where the incident occurred.

Mother of 2-year-old injured on barrel train ride in Godfrey park sues village

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A lawsuit filed against the Village of Godfrey claims a two-year-old girl fell out of a barrel train ride at Glazebrook Park onto a gravel parking lot, and run over by the operator who pulled the train with a riding lawn mower.

Granite City homeowners claim excavator and engineer failed to properly install water drain line

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City couple is suing the city, as well as the engineering firm and contractor hired to install a water drain line near their property, claiming they failed to properly install and to backfill.

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