EAST ST. LOUIS – Class action lawyers may have taken a risk by calling Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier to the stand in their trial against State Farm, according to an article published in 2013 by Corporate Counsel magazine.
Walgreen Company faces a class-action lawsuit from a customer who alleges the pharmacy chain misrepresented the amount of peanuts in its bags of mixed nuts.
State Farm could have argued other companies wanted Karmeier on court because of asbestos, class actions
EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon gave class action lawyers many tools to damage Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier and State Farm, but on the eve of trial he opened a hole in the class’s armor.
Herndon's pre-trial rulings in Hale v. State Farm lean heavily in favor of plaintiff; Chief Justice Karmeier in crosshairs
Herndon plans a trial to begin Sept. 4 and lasting at least through October.
Wood River city officials did not properly serve property owners when recording liens against their land, a new lawsuit claims.
A federal judge put a class action lawsuit against Chrysler on hold pending appeal.
Ocean Spray Cranberries' cranberry juice continas sugar and preservatives despite a label advertising otherwise, a St. Clair County woman claims in a class action lawsuit.
A St. Clair County resident seeks class action status over her claims that Canada Dry Ginger Ale is not made with real ginger.
A federal court refused to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging insurance companies unlawfully withheld interest on payments for services provided through workers' compensation.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Belleville city attorney Brian Flynn can’t lead a class action for Chrysler owners nationwide but can lead an Illinois class, Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Reagan ruled on July 5.
BELLEVILLE — A woman filed a class action alleging infant teething gel is falsely marketed as "all natural."
CHICAGO – Ted Frank of the Center for Class Action Fairness can pursue a claim that phony objectors cheated a class, U.S. Seventh Circuit judges ruled on June 26.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Attorney Robert Clifford of Chicago plans to call Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier as a hostile witness in a civil racketeering trial against State Farm in September.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County woman alleges a brand of baking goods is not all natural as advertised.
A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a case stemming from allegations of a faulty auto part, according to a memorandum and order filed on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
Lawyers to get 75 percent of $9.8 million whistleblower suit against K-Mart; Tillery's take - $5.7 million
EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel awarded three fourths of a $9.8 million settlement to lawyers who sued failing retailer K-Mart.
EAST ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has dismissed a case against Jones Motor Co. Inc. and Zurich American Insurance Co.