News from January 2019
Former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton will appear before a Madison County judge next month to face another driving under the influence charge.
The trial for Wood River Drainage and Levee District secretary and treasurer Jamie Butkovich has been continued to April 1 after she was charged with stealing district funds from March 2017 to September 2018.
BENTON -- An opioid lawsuit against drug maker UCB and retailer CVS that that a U.S. attorney moved to dismiss for allegedly wasting the government’s time has been reassigned to Magistrate Judge Mark A. Beatty of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing a motorist, alleging his negligent driving caused a crash.
BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman is suing a local convenience store operator, alleging negligence and premises liability regarding the plaintiff's injuries.
BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman claims she was injured when she slipped and fell in a bathroom.
BELLEVILLE — A Belleville man claims he was working on a gas main when a motorist hit him in Centreville.
Outbound movers cited lack of jobs as most common reason for leaving Illinois in 2018. Most of those who left earned at least $100,000.
BELLEVILLE — A Belleville motorist claims she was injured in a Mascoutah collision with a tractor trailer.
Madison County Associate Judge Neil Schroeder granted asbestos attorney Randy Gori’s petition to rescind summary suspension after he was charged for driving while under the influence of alcohol.
BELLEVILLE —A couple is suing herbicide distributors, alleging design defect and failure to warn in causing the husband's Parkinson's disease.
EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist and passenger claim they were injured in a rear-end collision in Nameoki Township.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice's recent effort to toss lawsuits it says it wasted hundreds of hours investigating is emblematic of a strategy under President Donald Trump to rein in trial lawyers who are using a federal whistleblower law to seek millions of dollars.