MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court denied a former coal company worker's claim for increased workers' compensation benefits in a case that stretches back more than two decades.
News from May 2019
The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on May 2. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
East St. Louis Township conducting forensic audit; Supervisor: Audit is to ensure township is ‘spending money the right way’
EAST ST. LOUIS – A forensic audit into East St. Louis Township finances is being carried out after the township used $55,000 from its certificate of deposit account to meet payroll.
BELLEVILLE – At least 28 defendants in St. Clair County suits have substituted Circuit Judge Christopher Kolker in the last year, and at least 11 plaintiffs have substituted Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn in two months.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge's ruling ordering a doctor and his wife to pay a finance company regarding an agreement they entered into more than a decade ago.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Scott Kalina and Melissa Kalina against United States of America on May 9:
CHUHAK & TECSON: Principal Kevin Coyne presents Opportunity Zones in Commercial Real Estate to Mainstreet Organization of Realtors
Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. principal Kevin M. Coyne will explain the tax advantages and risks of Opportunity Zones for both investors and communities to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe), 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, in MORe's Downers Grove Office, Classroom A, 6655 Main St., Downers Grove.
NEAL GERBER & EISENBERG LLP: Five Neal Gerber Eisenberg Attorneys Recognized for Excellence in Pro Bono Service
Neal Gerber Eisenberg is proud to announce that five firm attorneys have received the 2019 Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
ILLINOIS STATE REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE MEIER: Former State Employee Tasked with Closing Murray Center Fined $154K for Violating Ethics Act
The Executive Ethics Commission of the State of Illinois fined former Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) employee Mark Doyle for violating the revolving door prohibition of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.
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REPRESENTATIVE RODNEY L. DAVIS (IL-13): Davis Votes to Help People with Pre-Existing Conditions Afford Health Insurance
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today supported lowering costs and increasing health insurance options for people with and without pre-existing conditions.
The Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA) is hosting an appellate practice seminar and roundtable luncheon honoring Fifth District Appellate Court justices.
A mother has voluntarily dismissed her claims against Specialist in Ob/Gyn Ltd. and a physician after her son allegedly died due to an undiagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
BELLEVILLE — A truck driver suing a chemical company, alleging she tripped and fell when she stepped into a pothole.
A motorist’s lawsuit alleging she was injured in a rear-end collision on Illinois Route 3 is at trial in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s courtroom.
May 6: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for medical malpractice cases
The following medical malpractice-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on May 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:
EAST ST. LOUIS – Retired judges David Herndon and Daniel Stack improperly took sides in a $71 million fee dispute involving farmers suing over Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seeds, Alabama lawyer Lewis Garrison alleged on May 9.