The legal doctrine of absolute privilege could not protect Menards from paying out $20,000 to a man wrongly accused of shoplifting, because the company disputed his innocence in later legal filing, judges said.
During the boom of the addiction crisis in America, opioid distributors were told to figure out a system for identifying suspicious orders but what they came up with could never be given a stamp of approval from federal regulators – even if they asked.
EDWARDSVILLE -- The city of Alton has filed a response to S&J Real Property LLC’s motion to file a second amended complaint against it, in a proposed class action dispute involving grass-cutting liens.
BELLEVILLE -- A Missouri man filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court against RP Logistics Trucking, Chauncey Calmese and Becker Iron and Metal, alleging their negligence caused the plaintiff to suffer an injury.
Anne Burke, an Illinois Supreme Court justice who has served on the court since 2006, and the wife of indicted Chicago Ald. Ed Burke, has been selected by her fellow justices to serve as the new chief justice of the state’s high court.
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.