Claiming they lost the society of their daughter during the four first critical weeks of her life, the adoptive parents of Janissa Rockstad are suing their former legal team and an adoption agency for $35 million claiming they botched the adoption and wrongfully accused them of abusing their infant.
A Granite City trucking and warehousing firm, Buske Lines, is accused of providing lavish gifts to a corporate executive in exchange for “rigged” trucking contracts, according to a civil lawsuit filed in Racine County Circuit Court, Wisc. last year.
Bilbrey If you catch your Metro East trial lawyer son rustling through your medicine cabinet this weekend don’t fret. He's only looking for Bextra.
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Two railroad workers filed separate Federal Employees Liability Act (FELA) lawsuits April 7 in Madison County Circuit Court seeking damages for injuries they sustained while working on the railroad.
Cathy Paisley filed a personal injury suit against Brad Maher in Madison County Circuit Court April 7 seeking to collect at least $50,000 in damages from injuries she sustained in a boating accident.
Owners of the Washington Park Econo Inn, where a fire claimed two lives on March 27, were sued by the estates of Carlos Glispie and Katrice Carraway, who was three months pregnant.
The Alton Police Department is once again faced with civil action after a high-speed chase ended up causing severe injuries for an innocent bystander.
Jeffery Lowe Claiming that Vioxx led to the demise of their health, six Illinois residents filed suit against Merck & Co.--maker of the arthritis pain reliever--and the pharmacies where they purchased the medicine.
Ted Gianaris of SimmonsCooper Five employees of Owens Brockway Glass Container in Godfrey filed 12-count, $600,000 suits against their employer and Castrol Inc. claiming they were sickened from exposure to Syntilo 9918 and other “metal working fluids.”
Fresh from the courthouse:
Robert Jackstadt, Glen Carbon mayor-elect Glen Carbon mayor-elect Robert Jackstadt, who trounced incumbent opponent Ben Maliszewski 71-29 percent in Tuesday’s municipal election, attributes his victory to an army of volunteers.
Fresh from the courthouse:
CIM Insurance of Southfield, Mich. will be in court April 15 to argue its motion to dismiss a class action complaint in front of Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron. Represented by Stephen Mudge of Reed, Armstrong, Gorman, Mudge and Morrissey of Edwardsville, CIM is accused of violating the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act.
Record reporter Steve Gonzalez crossed the river into downtown St. Louis, asking sports fans how the NCAA Final Four experience compared with other great sports moments.