EDWARDSVILLE - A former high school student is suing his one time class mate over claims he was violently thrown on a hardwood basketball court floor, causing a broken collar bone and serious ligament damage to his shoulder.
EDWARDSVILLE — After multiple continuances, a Madison County man's lawsuit against a Troy dentist that he claims botched his dental implants will go to trial next month, the judge in the case said in an order issued earlier this summer.
EDWARDSVILLE — Hearing is scheduled next month in an Alton-area contractor's settlement motion filed in the case of one of three people severely injured when a metal balcony fell away from a Alton apartment in 2016.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County judge is pushing ahead with trial later this month in a Chinese-based shelving company's lawsuit against a dissolved storage company formerly located in Madison, despite the latter's request that the judge be substituted.
CHICAGO — Current and former Madison County officials did not violate a veterans assistance superintendent's constitutional rights when he was banned from the county's administration building in 2015, a federal appeals court affirmed last month.
MOUNT VERNON – Former St. Clair County circuit judge Vincent Lopinot failed to ask necessary questions before approving settlement of a class action against Body Shop stores, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Sept. 6.
MOUNT VERNON – St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson improperly granted judgment against metal recycler Cerro Flow Products as a sanction in a discovery dispute, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Sept. 6.
BELLEVILLE – Four days after appellate judges told St, Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson to send a suit to the county where the injury happened, Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf sent a suit to the county where the injury happened.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has asked a federal appeals court to halt or dismiss the first two bellwether trials in opioid multidistrict litigation, in a major escalation of the long-brewing fight between state AGs and cities/counties seeking their own share of opioid lawsuit proceeds.