Brian S. Partridge, a deckhand who worked aboard the Grafton-based M/V John W. Gannon ferry, filed suit against the Grafton Ferry Boat Company alleging he sustained head injuries May 29 while carrying out duties on the Illinois River.
Jo Elaine Foster & Associates, a 25-year-old firm based in Madison County, is merging into Midwest Litigation Services. Headquartered in St. Louis, Midwest is the largest court reporting and trial support firm in Missouri.
Representative Terry R. Parke (R)
44th District In spite of the weight carried by trial attorneys in the state capitol, legislation banning consumers from suing restaurants or food manufacturers for their obesity, sailed unanimously through the House and Senate earlier this year.