Friday, October 1st, 2004
The National Law Journal ranks attorney Joseph Power as one of the top four plaintiff's attorneys in Illinois. Springfield-- Stephen Tillery has the Power.
On Wednesday September 29, Judge Moran will hear all pending motions in a class action lawsuit against German drugmaker Bayer AG.
Last week's five day series on Madison County's courts in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch called its shots and took them. And those shots were as tough as they get, particularly on local asbestos lawyer Randy Bono.
Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman When Eighth Circuit Court Judge Dennis Cashman retired last month, the power of naming his replacement fell to Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman.
Thursday, September 30th, 2004
The American Insurance Association represents more than 450 property-casualty insurance companies. EDWARDSVILLE-- Business groups and insurance companies have spent the better part of two years trying to pin the blame for Illinois' medical malpractice insurance crisis on aggressive plaintiff attorneys and out-of-control courts.
Vardell was charged $5.00 by a bank to cash a check.
It’s a simple fact: Lawsuit abuse is making us sick. Recent news stories on health care and the medical malpractice crisis illustrate this even more clearly.
Those in glass houses...
Sen. Frank Watson GREENVILLE--Senate Republican Leader Frank Watson (R-Greenville) wants the Governor’s special mediator on Medical Malpractice Reform to come to Southern Illinois for a citizen forum.
Wendy Wiggins, Todd Wiggins v. Tina Gingrich M.D., Maryville Women's Center
Strasen v. Allstate
Oct 2, 2003-- The St. Louis Post Dispatch editorialized strongly to "derail (the) gravy train" in Madison County by moving all class action cases to federal court. "Lawyers are tooling in from all over to file class-action cases at one of the most plaintiff-friendly courts in the country. It's got to stop," the paper wrote.
Judge Gordon Maag The Illinois State Bar Association has released its ratings of judges running in and around Madison County.