BELLEVILLE – Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson plans to review the fairness of 11,256 settlements of pollution claims against Monsanto on an individual basis.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on May 29 in the suits below:
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:
EDWARDSVILLE – Kelcie Miller, who defended criminal defendants without a law license, represented suspects in violent crimes.
Court costs, fines and fees will rise in Madison County following the introduction of a new statewide standardized system for those costs.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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: