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Retrial underway in Mudge's court for UPS worker's suit alleging injuries from dog attack

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 16, 2019

A trial on damages only in a suit involving a dog attack is underway in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s court after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine looks to add residency requirement for state employees

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

Certain state employees would be required to live within the state of Illinois according to a bill sponsored by State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview).

REPRESENTATIVE RODNEY L. DAVID (IL-13): Davis Discusses Improving Highway Safety at Hearing

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, discussed ways to improve highway safety at the hearing on “Every Life Counts: Improving the Safety of our Nation’s Roadways.”

POLSINELLI PAC: Polsinelli Expands Resources with Launch of New Healthcare Consulting Entity

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, announces the establishment of Polsinelli Healthcare Solutions (PHS), a healthcare consulting entity that assists clients with a range of healthcare strategic and operational issues.

New Athens man sues over pothole trip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A New Athens couple is suing the village, alleging the husband's trip and fall were due to the failure to maintain the premises.

Warehouse employee alleges biometric data saved without consent

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A St. Clair County man is suing his employer, alleging his biometric data was saved without his consent.

Lawyers have til April 22 to evaluate associate judges; ISBA poll precedes re-appointments

By Ann Maher | Apr 15, 2019

Lawyers in Illinois have until April 22 to evaluate associate judges (outside Cook County) in a poll conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR LAURA FINE: Fine moves to require insurance companies to cover more mental health care

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019

Patients will have improved access to mental health care under a bill sponsored by State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview).

Mail carrier alleges dog owner failed to control pet

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A mail carrier is suing a Collinsville two dog owner, alleging failure to keep the pet under control and caused the plaintiff to fall.

Former state employee alleges unfair termination

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A former employee is suing the state transportation department, alleging he was unfairly terminated in retaliation.

Case activity for Willie Simpson vs Barry Willis Brewer on April 11

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Willie Simpson against Barry Willis Brewer, Terry Lloyd Reeves and Reeves Trucking, LLC on April 11:

April 5: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for labor cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 5

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 5 in the suits below:

Suit alleges man died after falling from restaurant's deck

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A relative is suing a Worden cafe alleging the eatery's negligence caused a man to fall from a deck, resulting in his death.

Every Illinoisan must see these two charts

By Mark Glennon, Wirepoints | Apr 12, 2019

Whether you know nothing or everything about Illinois’ state and local fiscal crises, take a moment to digest these two charts below, recently published by the Wall Street Journal.

Customer's thumb allegedly amputated from crossbow

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a sporting goods manufacturer, alleging the defendant's crossbow amputated her thumb.

Health care providers accused of allowing patient to fall repeatedly

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A lawyer is suing Alton health care providers, alleging her client was caused to fall repeatedly.

Gleeson denies fee waiver in $20 million defamation suit regarding circumstances of home explosion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 12, 2019

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied a man’s request to waive fees after he failed to appear at the hearing in a suit alleging he made false statements regarding the circumstances of a home explosion.

5 Things To Look For When Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney & How Brian Cummings Checks Each Box

By Madison County Record Submission | Apr 12, 2019

It’s a scenario few of us expect to face - you or a loved one just suffered a serious injury at the hands of a person you trust: your doctor.

Gleeson grants dismissal in tax buyer's defamation suit; Plaintiff given leave to file amended complaint

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 12, 2019

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson granted dismissal requests by Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and property owners in a tax buyer’s defamation suit.

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