BENTON - Two students, their parents, including a former middle school basketball coach and his two assistants can proceed with their racial discrimination and retaliation allegations claims against an O'Fallon school district, its board president, staff members and a union representative.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Appointment of outside prosecutors didn’t separate former St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly from an investigation of Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert, the judge’s lawyer argued in U.S. district court on Oct. 7.
BENTON — Southern District of Illinois Magistrate Judge Reona Daly has reaffirmed her 2018 decision to grant summary judgment to SSM Healthcare Corporation in a trademark infringement case filed by Midwest Medical and Occupational Services involving a dispute over the use of the phrase "express clinic."
BENTON – Chrysler shared its science with plaintiffs in a half secret class action over the vulnerability of its vehicles to hacking, yet it needed a court order to find out where plaintiffs took their vehicles for maintenance.
MT. VERNON - An African-American state agency worker cannot move forward with a claim of discrimination over his failure to secure a promotion because he did not provide sufficient evidence to support his allegation.
BENTON -- Penn Aluminum International LLC was granted summary judgment after it was sued for gender discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination by a worker who had a consensual romantic relationship with her boss but Penn was denied its motion for attorney fees.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Prosecutors who asserted immunity against Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert’s malicious prosecution suit haven’t addressed his allegations, his lawyer argued in U.S. district court on Sept. 26.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
EAST ST. LOUIS – St. Louis University counsel Timothy Richards countered lawyer Tom Keefe’s argument for St. Clair County jurisdiction in a medical malpractice suit by declaring, “Both parts of this incredible argument are wrong.”