Sen. Obama--Votes "yes" In a vote of 72-26, the U.S. Senate passed the Class Action Fairness Act—a bill that limits class action lawsuits by shifting them from state to federal courts—on Thursday afternoon.
Edwardsville attorney Tad Armstrong in front of a certificate recognizing his entry into the "Million Dollar Club" of jury awards. The Madison County Courthouse is where you might typically find Tad Armstrong going about his business. But after hearing enough misinformed coffee shop “trash” talk, the Edwardsville personal injury attorney was inspired to take up law in another forum.
President Bush in Madison County promoting legal reform. The following is a transcript of remarks made by President Bush in a discussion of class-action reform before the Department of Commerce on Feb. 9, in Washington, D.C.
Casino Queen A defective and dangerous escalator which suddenly jerked and jolted is the crux of a recent lawsuit against Casino Queen. Seeking in excess of $50,000 in damages, Shirley Allen filed suit Feb. 7 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
Belleville powerhouse attorney Bruce Cook filed suit on behalf of his firm, Cook, Ysursa, Bartholomew, Brauer & Shevlin, seeking to recover $150,000 in attorneys' fees from AIG Insurance Services Inc. and AIG Technical Services, Inc.
Donald Flack of Korein Tillery Attorney Donald Flack of the Belleville firm Korein Tillery filed seven lawsuits in Madison County Circuit Court against Martin & Bayley Inc., the parent company of Huck's convenient stores. The suits claim the retailer unfairly and deceptively schemed to get customers to buy "light" cigarettes.
Cooper's home located at 1452 Chouteau Place Road in Granite City. John Cooper of Granite City filed a lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court seeking damages in excess of $100,000 against State Farm Insurance Company alleging it failed to pay a fire damage claim.
Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City Granite City Anesthesia (GCA) and Granite City Hospital (GCH) were targets of a lawsuit filed by Dale Hughes who is seeking damages in excess of $200,000 for a broken tooth and lost medical records.