An insurance company faces a lawsuit from a St. Clair County resident over proceeds from a life insurance policy.
EDWARDSVILLE — Several bars are accused of selling alcohol to a 20-year-old who later caused a fatal crash.
BENTON – St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson must defend a claim of deliberate indifference in a jail suicide, U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle ruled on Oct. 4.
A magistrate judge recommended that a bellwether trial against the opioid industry proceed, rejecting nearly all the arguments presented by manufacturers, distributors and retailers in their motions to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits accusing them of causing a national crisis.
MOUNT VERNON – Former Twentieth Circuit chief judge John Baricevic should have taken seriously a prisoner’s claim of ineffective assistance at trial, Fifth District appellate judges decided on Sept. 26.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) - Partway through a trial over allegedly asbestos-tainted baby powder that ended with a $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson in St. Louis earlier this year, attorney Mark Lanier whipped a knife from out of his pocket and held it over a large block of yellow cheese.
A stepmother accuses her stepchildren of cutting her out as a beneficiary of her late husband's estate.