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Gleeson enters good faith order for plaintiff in pollution suit

By Record News | Jun 6, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson plans to review the fairness of 11,256 settlements of pollution claims against Monsanto on an individual basis.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on May 29

By The Madison County Record | Jun 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on May 29 in the suits below:

May 29: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for insurance cases

By The Madison County Record | Jun 6, 2019

The following cases categorized as "insurance" cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on May 29. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Unlicensed attorney handled violent offenses as Madison County assistant public defender

By Record News | Jun 5, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – Kelcie Miller, who defended criminal defendants without a law license, represented suspects in violent crimes.

Madison County real estate May 8-14

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jun 5, 2019

A Wood River property sold for $675,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for May 8-14.

Madison County foreclosures May 20-24

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jun 5, 2019

There were 12 foreclosures in Madison County from May 20-24

St. Clair County real estate April 29-May 3

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 5, 2019

A Caseyville farm property sold for $1,139,680.00 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for April 29-May 3.

St. Clair County foreclosures May 21-May 23

By Andrew Thomas | Jun 5, 2019

There were nine foreclosures in St. Clair County May 21-May 23.

Madison County civil docket June 10-14

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 5, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Ruth, Dugan, Smith and Harrison have law cases scheduled on the civil docket June 10-14.

Madison County says it took cue from state with new schedule of court costs, fees

By John Breslin | Jun 5, 2019

Court costs, fines and fees will rise in Madison County following the introduction of a new statewide standardized system for those costs.

New workers' comp law creates 'unprecedented new rights,' defense attorney says

By John Breslin | Jun 5, 2019

A new Illinois law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker does not repeal or extend the limitation on when an employee can file a claim under the workers' compensation system, it creates "unprecedented new rights," a Chicago-based defense lawyer said.

Midwest Sanitary Service says recovery of punitive damages proper in legal malpractice suit over $785K verdict

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 4, 2019

Midwest Sanitary Service and two employees urge Madison County Circuit Judge David Dugan to deny an Edwardsville law firm’s motion to dismiss a legal malpractice suit alleging negligent representation resulted in a $780,000 jury verdict.

Texas woman's legal malpractice suit set for status conference

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 4, 2019

A status conference has been set in a Texas woman’s lawsuit alleging her former attorney’s negligence caused her Yaz lawsuit to be dismissed in federal court.

Republicans decry 'power play' by Democrat lawmakers to grab control of sanitary district

By John Breslin | Jun 3, 2019

Democrats have moved forward to take control of the Metro East Sanitary District with the passage of a bill that changes how board commissioners are appointed.

Former senator Clayborne suing Honeywell over radiation at Metropolis uranium plant

By Record News | Jun 3, 2019

BENTON – Former state senator, Belleville attorney James Clayborne aims to hold Honeywell accountable for radiation around a uranium plant in Metropolis under environmental laws rather than the law of nuclear liability.

Gilbert dismisses St. Clair County bailiff’s age and race discrimination complaint

By Record News | Jun 3, 2019

BENTON – St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson fired bailiff Pleas Griffin for good cause, U.S. Senior District Judge Phil Gilbert ruled on May 29.

Attorneys sued for alleged legal malpractice after former client's icy slip, fall suit is dismissed

By John Breslin | Jun 3, 2019

Three attorneys are facing a lawsuit over allegations they failed to properly represent a man who believed he had a strong case following an icy fall at a grocery store.

Accountant says he never worked for Chatham & Baricevic in suit over tax troubles

By Record News | Jun 3, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Accountant Mark Diak, facing a claim that he exposed C.J. Baricevic and Grey Chatham Jr. to tax penalties and fines, denies that he worked for them.

Case activity for Vivian Williams vs Swift Transportation on May 31

By The Madison County Record | Jun 2, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Vivian Williams against Swift Transportation and Peter Panther on May 31:

Case activity for Acceptance Indemnity Insurance Company vs Red Apple Lounge on May 30

By The Madison County Record | Jun 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Acceptance Indemnity Insurance Company against Red Apple Lounge, Terrell M. Culpepper, Main Moore and Abdul Hakim Muhammad on May 30:

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