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Status conference set in suit alleging former ESL party chair demolished building for scrap

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn rescheduled a status conference in a suit alleging former East St. Louis Democratic Party chairman Charlie Powell demolished buildings for scrap.

Yandle grants audit of pension funds for Gleeson Asphalt union workers

By Record News | Apr 11, 2019

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle granted an audit of pension funds for union workers at Gleeson Asphalt Inc. of Belleville on April 5.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 3

By The Madison County Record | Apr 11, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 3 in the suits below:

Repair companies seek dismissal in suit alleging Office Depot door struck customer

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2019

Two repair companies deny liability and seek to dismiss a suit alleging a customer was injured when he was allegedly struck by an automatic door at the Belleville Office Depot store.

Legal malpractice involving Madison County asbestos claim will play out in Ohio

By Record News | Apr 11, 2019

LEBANON, Ohio – Widow Kathleen Jones alleges in Warren County, Ohio court that work comp claims she released on advice from the Gori Julian law firm would have brought a greater recovery than a settlement she accepted.

April 3: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for insurance cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 11, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 3. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Suit alleges customer failed to pay, then purposely tried hitting plaintiff's vehicle

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 10, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A St. Clair County company owner is suing two Marissa customers, alleging the defendantgs failed to pay him and then assaulted him emotionally after nearly striking his car deliberately.

Report: Madison County saw 307 suspensions rescinded since 2017; 89 percent from errors made by police

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

There were 307 rescinded statutory summary suspensions in Madison County DUI cases since January 2017 with most of them resulting from errors made by the arresting police agencies, according to a report completed by Bond County Circuit Clerk Rex Catron.

Economic statements of St. Clair Co. associate judges show wealth – and substantial student loan debt

By Record News | Apr 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – Resources of St. Clair County associate judges range from relative comfort to a type of strain that affects a significant swath of the American population – student loan debt – according to a review of their statements of economic interest filed with the Illinois Supreme Court.

St. Clair County jury reaches defense verdict in small claims collision suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

A St. Clair County jury reached a defense verdict on March 20 in favor of a motorist accused of causing a St. Clair County collision.

St. Clair County foreclosures March 26-April 1

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 10, 2019

There were 16 foreclosures in St. Clair County from March 26 to April 1.

St. Clair County real estate March 14-19

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 10, 2019

A Belleville property sold for more than $1.6 million as part of the recent St. Clair County real estates from March 14-19.

Madison County real estate March 15-21

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Apr 10, 2019

Several Madison County homes sold for nearly $400,000 as part of the recent real estate transactions for March 15-21.

Madison County foreclosures March 18-22

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Apr 10, 2019

There were 13 foreclosures in Madison County from March 18-22

Madison County civil docket April 15-18

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 10, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge, Ruth, Dugan, Harrison, Chapman and Stobbs have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for April 15-18.

Man alleges biometric information saved without consent

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

EEDWARDSVILLE —An employee has filed a class action lawsuit against an Elmwood company, alleging his biometric information was saved without his consent.

Note to legislators and judges: Do your jobs!

By The Madison County Record | Apr 9, 2019

Note to state legislators: “You are required by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.”

What Illinoisans need to know about Pritzker’s progressive tax

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | Apr 9, 2019

If you’re an ordinary Illinoisan, you may be tempted to support Gov. Pritzker’s plan to change Illinois’ flat tax structure to a progressive one. He’s promised to lower your taxes if you’ll support the switch.

Refinery worker allegedly terminated after filing worker's compensation claim

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville man is suing Phillips 66, alleging that he was terminated after filing for worker's compensation.

Don’t be fooled, history is repeating itself

By State Sen. Jason Plummer | Apr 9, 2019

Why lawmakers are calling Illinois’ fiscal mess a “deficit” problem rather than by its true name.

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