F. Lance Callis, the well known Granite City attorney and co-founder of Alton Belle Casino's parent company Argosy Gaming Co., was "just a good guy to be around," and someone dedicated to the common man, friends remembered following his passing last week.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Prosecutors who asserted immunity against Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert’s malicious prosecution suit haven’t addressed his allegations, his lawyer argued in U.S. district court on Sept. 26.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
SPRINGFIELD — Wood River attorney Thomas Grodon Maag faces suspension following a Sept. 16 Illinois Supreme Court decision for allegedly taking a client's house as payment for legal fees without advising the client that the transaction posed a conflict of interest.
EAST ST. LOUIS – St. Louis University counsel Timothy Richards countered lawyer Tom Keefe’s argument for St. Clair County jurisdiction in a medical malpractice suit by declaring, “Both parts of this incredible argument are wrong.”
During the boom of the addiction crisis in America, opioid distributors were told to figure out a system for identifying suspicious orders but what they came up with could never be given a stamp of approval from federal regulators – even if they asked.
EDWARDSVILLE -- The city of Alton has filed a response to S&J Real Property LLC’s motion to file a second amended complaint against it, in a proposed class action dispute involving grass-cutting liens.
BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle rejected a class action over salad dressing on Sept. 11, finding a relationship between class counsel Sean Cronin and plaintiff Arron Korte raised a concern about conflicts of interest.