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Text message to special prosecutor before charges filed against Duebbert: Accuser 'embellished'

By Record News | Jun 25, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Lawyer Alex Enyart told a prosecutor that the accuser of Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert embellished his story, according to a text message filed in the case which is set for trial starting July 9.

Edwardsville attorney says he's not worthy of IDC's Distinguished Member Award

By Karen Kidd | Jun 22, 2018

More than a few audience members may have been startled when Edwardsville attorney Al Pranaitis received the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel's (IDC) 2018 Distinguished Member Award and said "without attem

Madison County Courthouse unveils Abraham Lincoln portrait

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A canvas portrait of Abraham Lincoln can now be seen in the lobby of the Madison County Courthouse in Edwardsville.

East Alton lawyers deny liability after former client loses worker's compensation claim

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – Two East Alton lawyers have responded after a Louisiana man they represented accused them of malpractice in his worker's compensation case against his former employer.

Appeals court affirms Perry County court's decision to reject man's motion to vacate judgment in divorce

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

Fifth District Appellate Court Justice Richard Goldenhersh affirmed Perry County Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Emge’s decision to deny a man's amended motion to vacate the corrected judgment concerning the end of his marriage.

J.F. Electric asks court to throw out retaliation suit filed by former employee

By Charmaine Little | Jun 22, 2018

A company that is facing retaliation charges has asked the Circuit Court for the Third Judicial Circuit to dismiss the case altogether.

Dentist office alleges trademark infringement

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 20, 2018

BENTON — Troy Family Dental is suing Troy Dental Care for alleged trademark dilution and unfair competition.

Madison County civil docket June 25-29

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 20, 2018

Madison County circuit judges, Mudge, Dugan, Crowder and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of June 25-29.

Attorney for Mounds’ officer calls attorney fee request 76 times verdict ‘excessive’

By Record News | Jun 19, 2018

BENTON – Former U.S. district judge Patrick Murphy and colleague Shari Rohde deserve nothing for a $2,500 jury verdict or deserve less than the $190,027.31 they seek, Mounds police officer Dustin Turska argued in district court on June 13.

Trust seeks $20 million in suit alleging insurance fund depletion

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An assignee is suing investment fund and members for allegedly depleting $20 million in insurance funds.

Madison County civil docket May 7-11

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 2, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Ruth, Mudge, Crowder and Matoesian have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for May 7-11.

Suit alleging casino’s complimentary coffee caused injuries is voluntarily dismissed

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 2, 2018

A woman alleging she was burned when she spilled complimentary hot coffee on her hand at Argosy Casino has voluntarily dismissed her lawsuit.

Protective order entered for settlement evidence in attorney’s fee sharing lawsuit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 1, 2018

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted a motion for a protective order in a fee dispute filed by a former associate attorney with Roth Law.

Woman alleges rental property unfit for human habitation

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 27, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman and her child allege they suffered recurring health issues while renting a residence unfit for human habitation.

Federal court grants voluntary dismissal of lawsuit against Globe Life Insurance Agency

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 27, 2018

BENTON — A man who claimed his mother’s insurance refused to pay after her death has filed a notice to voluntarily dismiss his lawsuit against Globe Life Insurance Agency Inc.

District Court remands lawsuit alleging doctor is to blame for pending divorce

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 27, 2018

BENTON — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted a man’s petition to remand his case to the St. Clair County Circuit Court, rejecting diversity arguments by a doctor accused of having an affair with the man’s wife.

Woman alleges moving company lost, damaged belongings

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman alleges a moving company overcharged her and lost or damaged her belongings while helping move her family to Florida.

Legislation that would have allowed third party vendors access to business financial records defeated in House

By Ann Maher | Apr 26, 2018

SPRINGFIELD - Legislation that would have allowed the state to disclose private business financial information to third party auditors was defeated in the State House on Wednesday.

Suit alleges Marcal Rope & Rigging failed to make payments

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A supplier claims a company failed to pay in full for goods it delivered.

Entertainment company alleges gaming terminals destroyed in fire

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 25, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — An entertainment company alleges My Brothers Place owes it more than $91,000 after a fire destroyed the plaintiff's gaming terminals.

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