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Judge grants TRO keeping Prenzler team at bay from county financials; Next hearing April 23

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 3, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith granted Madison County auditor Rick Faccin’s request for a temporary restraining order on a resolution the board passed last month allowing access to the county’s USL financial system.

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Webinar on intellectual property available for entrepreneurs, business owners

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.

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Working With Experts webinar planned for April 24

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Regular folks charged with DUI in Madison County - ones with lawyers - regularly get suspensions rescinded

By Record News | Apr 2, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – When a Madison County judge rescinded the suspension of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton’s driver’s license after his second DUI in less than two years, skeptics may have figured he caught a special break. In reality, regular folks catch that break routinely.

Case activity for ALVIN SPENCER vs United State of America, acting by and through Marion VA Medical Center on March 29

By The Madison County Record | Apr 1, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by ALVIN SPENCER and DORIS SPENCER against United State of America, acting by and through Marion VA Medical Center on March 29:

March 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for contract cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 30, 2019

The following contract-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Case activity for Plumbers and Fitters Local Union 101 vs Mark E. Luttman on March 28

By The Madison County Record | Mar 30, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Plumbers and Fitters Local Union 101, Scott Deitz, Daniel McKenna, Matt Biekert, James Lugge, Gary Vasquez, Albert "E.J." Roscow, Plumbers and Fitters Local 101 Health and Welfare Fund, Steve Meister, Don Hanser, Local 101 Pension, Dave Boden, Jeff Mitchell, Mark Ehret and Plumber

March 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for copyright cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 30, 2019

The following copyright-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 22: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 30, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 22. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on March 22

By The Madison County Record | Mar 30, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on March 22 in the suits below:

In court battle over access to county financials, judge allows Prenzler independent counsel

By Record News | Mar 30, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County board chairman Kurt Prenzler can hire independent counsel in a suit over access to financial information, Circuit Judge Sarah Smith ruled on March 29.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on March 21

By The Madison County Record | Mar 29, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on March 21 in the suits below:

March 21: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 29, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

March 21: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for copyright cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 29, 2019

The following copyright-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 21. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Woman alleges she was defamed on Facebook Livestream

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County woman claims she was defamed in a Facebook Livestream.

Former BJC employee sues over alleged age discrimination

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE – A woman recently filed a lawsuit against BJC Healthcare/Belleville Memorial Hospital (BJC) claiming she was fired from her job at BJC due to her age.

Court activity on March 26: Eileene Montoya vs Abbott Laboratories, Inc

By The Madison County Record | Mar 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Eileene Montoya against Abbott Laboratories, Inc on March 26: 'Complaint Against Abbott Laboratories, Inc, Filed By Eileene Montoya. (attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(dugan, James)'

March 20: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for medical malpractice cases

By The Madison County Record | Mar 28, 2019

The following medical malpractice-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 20. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on March 20

By The Madison County Record | Mar 28, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on March 20 in the suits below:

Apartment management company alleges city won't allow it to rent out properties

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 28, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville apartment management company is suing the city, alleging that despite remedying a carbon monoxide issue, it is not being allowed to rent out its properties.

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