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Brian Cummings helps patients, families find justice in malpractice cases

By Sponsored Content | Mar 14, 2019

A resident physician’s undetected error may have cost a patient her life during treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – just the type of case Nashville attorney Brian Cummings seeks to address.

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New law would require landlords in Cook County, possibly elsewhere in IL, to give financial data to tax assessors

By Dan Churney | Mar 14, 2019

If a Democrat-sponsored bill passes in Springfield, owners of countless rental properties in Cook County and potentially elsewhere in Illinois will have to turn over the property's financial records every year to their county assessor's office for tax calculation.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on March 6

By The Madison County Record | Mar 14, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on March 6 in the suits below:

Madison County Circuit Clerk says clerical error rescinding license suspension for former U.S. attorney not political

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2019

During a press conference Wednesday, Madison County Circuit Clerk Mark Von Nida said a clerical error that allows former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton, 55, to retain driving privileges after his second DUI in two years was not politically motivated.

Madison County Circuit Clerk says clerical error rescinding license suspension for former U.S. attorney not political

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 14, 2019

During a press conference Wednesday, Madison County Circuit Clerk Mark Von Nida said a clerical error that allows former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton, 55, to retain driving privileges after his second DUI in two years was not politically motivated.

Chemetco Site Group dismisses 483 defendants from pollution suit

By Record News | Mar 14, 2019

BENTON – Thirteen days after U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle told lawyer Gary Justis he used her authority to extract payments from defenseless parties, he dismissed 483 defendants in a suit about pollution at the former Chemetco scrap smelter.

Man charged with attacking Prenzler gets third attorney, new trial date and new lesser charge

By Brian Brueggemann | Mar 14, 2019

The trial for an Edwardsville man accused of attacking Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler recently was pushed back because the defendant hired a new attorney, his third in the case.

March 6: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for contract cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 14, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 6. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Gibbons defends challenge to criminal defense rule; Says witnesses exposed to intimidation

By Record News | Mar 13, 2019

BENTON – Granting criminal defendants custody of their case files would expose witnesses to intimidation, Madison County counsel Joseph Devereux asserted in U.S. district court on Feb. 27.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 25-28

By Elizabeth Alt | Mar 13, 2019

There were 16 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 25-28.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 11-15

By Elizabeth Alt | Mar 13, 2019

A Lebanon property sold for $450,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 11-15.

Madison County foreclosures Feb. 19-22

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Mar 13, 2019

There were 16 foreclosures in Madison County from Feb. 19-22

Madison County real estate Feb. 15-22

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Mar 13, 2019

A Highland property sold for $5.3 million as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Feb. 15-22.

Madison County civil docket March 18-22

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 13, 2019

Madison County judges Dugan, Ruth and Mudge have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for March 18-22.

St. Clair County settles another jail hanging suit in federal court; Amount not disclosed

By Record News | Mar 13, 2019

BENTON – For the second time in two weeks, St. Clair County sheriff Rick Watson settled a suit over the death of a jail inmate.

Press conference called to raise questions about Wigginton's driving privileges after second DUI

By Ann Maher | Mar 12, 2019

A press conference is scheduled Wednesday at noon outside the Madison County courthouse to draw attention to a clerical error that allows former U.S, Attorney Stephen Wigginton to retain driving privileges while prosecutors pursue a second DUI charge against him.

Troy homeowners allege neighbor damaged landscaping with herbicide

By Jana Hill | Mar 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- Troy homeowners have filed suit against a neighbor for spraying the herbicide Roundup and allegedly damaging the plaintiffs' landscaping.

Judge orders DOJ to name former USA who resigned while being investigated for sexual misconduct

By Record News | Mar 12, 2019

NEW YORK CITY – U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ordered the Department of Justice to identify a former U.S. attorney who resigned while under investigation for sexual misconduct.

Former radiology technologist alleges pregnancy discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A former Madison County resident who currently lives in Indiana is suing a health care company, alleging she was terminated due to her pregnancy.

Driver alleges seed company's negligence caused trailer to overturn

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City man is suing a seed company after his trailer overturned.

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