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Trial set in suit alleging patient died from undiagnosed adrenal gland infarction

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 18, 2019

Madison County Circuit Judge Sarah Smith scheduled a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died after her adrenal gland infarction went undiagnosed.

Fifth District reverses Baricevic, finding prisoner’s petition improperly denied due to trivial error

By Record News | Apr 18, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – Former 20th Circuit chief judge John Baricevic improperly denied a prisoner’s petition due to a trivial error, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on April 1.

Yandle denies DOJ's motion to dismiss opioid 'false claim' suit alleging drug makers, CVS participated in kickback scheme

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

District Judge Staci Yandle denied the United States’ motion to dismiss an opioid suit for wasting the government’s time, which alleges drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.

Appellate court roundtable to be held in Collinsville

By Keri Carbaugh | Apr 17, 2019

A roundtable to honor the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court will be held May 17 in Collinsville, presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA).

Union County judge Boie assigned seat at Fifth District Appellate Court

By Ann Maher | Apr 17, 2019

Union County Circuit Judge Mark M. Boie, a Republican, has been assigned a seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court to fill the vacancy created by the election of Justice David Overstreet last November.

St. Clair County jury awards motorist $7,500 over Cahokia collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

St. Clair County jurors awarded a motorist $7,500 following a Cahokia collision.

Case activity for Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation vs Chad E. Nalley on April 15

By The Madison County Record | Apr 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation against Chad E. Nalley on April 15:

Madison County real estate March 22-29

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Apr 17, 2019

A home in Glen Carbon sold for more than $425,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for March 22-29.

Madison County foreclosures March 25 - April 1

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Apr 17, 2019

There were 16 foreclosures in Madison County from March 25 - April 1

Probation officers, court workers sue St. Clair County officials over board's budget cuts

By Record News | Apr 17, 2019

BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County’s board adopted a budget that would have harmed probation officers and court workers in four other counties, according to a suit their union filed in chancery court.

Madison County civil docket April 22-26

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 17, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Dugan, Ruth, Smith, Matoesian, Harrison, and Chapman have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 22-26.

Patient alleges negligent treatment by O'Fallon medical team

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A patient is suing an O'Fallon hospital and medical team, alleging she suffered permanent injuries after she was treated negligently.

Missouri woman's insurance claim won't be decided in St. Clair Co.; State Farm had argued forum shopping

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Heather Brinkley of DeSoto, Mo., who sued State Farm in St. Clair County circuit court over coverage of her home, chose not to resist a challenge to the court’s jurisdiction.

Belleville law firm suing accountant over tax fines and penalties may have case decided by jury

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Chatham and Baricevic law firm didn’t want a jury to resolve its dispute with accountant Mark Diak, but Associate Judge Julie Katz has given herself an option to hold a jury trial.

Customer alleges State Farm failed to provide proper coverage

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing State Farm, alleging that she was not provided the insurance coverage that she had paid for following a vehicle crash.

ILLINOIS GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Pritzker Signs Collective Bargaining Freedom Act

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

Making good on his promise to put Springfield back on the side of working families, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act (SB 1474), protecting the right of employers, employees, and their labor organizations to collectively bargain and ensuring that the State of Illinois complies with the National Labor Relations Act.

Motorist awarded $14,000 in trial over Collinsville crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A Madison County jury awarded a motorist $14,000 in a suit involving a Collinsville collision.

100% renewable energy is a pipe dream and a disaster in the making for Chicago and Illinois

By The Madison County Record | Apr 16, 2019

"Would you bet your paycheck on the weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?"

Illinois homeowners pay nearly double the national average in property taxes

By Cole Lauterbach, Illinois News Network | Apr 16, 2019

For all of the outcry and political promises to help property taxes, Illinoisans still pay the second highest rates in the nation.

DOJ seeks to keep identity of office partner in affair with former U.S. Attorney secret

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

NEW YORK CITY – Dodging a deadline to identify a former U.S. attorney who engaged in misconduct and his intimate office partner, U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman pleaded to keep the woman’s name secret in federal court in New York.

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