EDWARDSVILLE – State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons rejected a request from the office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan for public access to records from an investigation into sexual harassment in his office.
BELLEVILLE – Circuit Judge Robert Haida, who left decisions on testimony hanging in suspense when he granted a mistrial to murder suspect David Fields in July, must make those decisions for a second trial starting Dec. 3.
EDWARDSVILLE — A cook and dishwasher claims he was terminated from his job at International House of Pancakes after complaining of sexual harassment and discrimination.
EDWARDSVILLE — A driver accuses a man of harassing her and then causing a car crash after a road rage incident.
EDWARDSVILLE — A hospital accuses a couple of failing to pay their medical bills.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Current and former Madison County leaders acted reasonably when they banned veterans assistance superintendent Brad Lavite from the administration building, U.S. District Judge David Herndon ruled on Oct. 29.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs in bellwether trials blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis have allowed a Monday deadline to pass, apparently without turning over any proof of specific prescriptions that were made in error.
EDWARDSVILLE — An estate administrator alleges State Farm denied an uninsured motorist claim following a collision involving an explosion.
An Edwardsville law firm and two attorneys seek to dismiss a former client’s legal malpractice lawsuit alleging negligent representation resulted in a $785,000 jury verdict in Madison County.