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Roxana woman alleges Shell contaminated her home

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 9, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing Shell, alleging the defendant's operations contaminated her Roxana home and caused her to develop leukemia.

Suit claiming St. Clair Co. deputy sexually assaulted Cahokia woman settles

By Record News | Apr 8, 2019

BENTON – St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson and former deputy Robert Sneed settled a claim that Sneed used his position for sexual gratification.

Man alleges infections from negligent cleaning service at dialysis center

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019

BELLEVILLE —A man is suing a cleaning company for allegedly failing to properly clean a dialysis center, causing several infections.

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Beware of even the fine print, attorneys warn of ALI's insurance law Restatement

By Daniel Fisher | Apr 8, 2019

Beware of even the fine print, attorneys warn of ALI's insurance law Restatement

New litigation trend - talc exposure claims folding into occupational asbestos suits

By Ann Maher | Apr 8, 2019

While the rate of asbestos filings is generally declining in courts across the country, a new litigation trend developing in Madison County and elsewhere is the inclusion of non-occupational talc exposure claims within traditional occupational asbestos exposure complaints.

HeplerBroom partner to be honored by the Lawyers Association of St. Louis

By Takesha Thomas | Apr 8, 2019

Gerard Noce will receive the 2019 Award of Honor by the Lawyers Association of St. Louis.

Tenant alleges ceiling fell on him in Belleville apartment

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A tenant is suing a Belleville condo association, alleging a ceiling fell on him in his apartment.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Foley Represents American Family Insurance in $1 Billion Acquisition of Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Foley & Lardner represented American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Company in its agreement to acquire Ameriprise Auto & Home.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Tracy Gallegos and Matthew Kittay Named Cannabis Law Trailblazers by the National Law Journal

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that the National Law Journal has lauded Tracy A. Gallegos and Matthew R. Kittay as Trailblazers in Cannabis Law.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Darrell Miller Named a 2019 Power Lawyer by The Hollywood Reporter

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Entertainment Department Chair Darrell D. Miller, who has been named to The Hollywood Reporter’s prestigious list of Power Lawyers for the fourth consecutive year.

LAW OFFICE OF HYLLA, DAVID A. : Free Legal Appointments Help Self-Represented Litigants

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

The Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee announces that volunteer lawyers provided appointments for 30 members of the public who have limited incomes and who do not have attorneys during the 1st quarter of 2019.

REPRESENTATIVE JOHN SHIMKUS (IL-15): Vicki Haugen Recognized in Congressional Record

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing Vicki Haugen, who took over leadership of Vermilion Advantage 37 years ago.

Case activity for John R Sanks vs Board of Trustees, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 553 on April 5

By The Madison County Record | Apr 7, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by John R Sanks against Board of Trustees, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 553 on April 5:

Case activity for Shelter Mutual Insurance Company vs Jonathan Woelfel on April 3

By The Madison County Record | Apr 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Shelter Mutual Insurance Company against Jonathan Woelfel, Don Woelfel and Brennan Wendler on April 3:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on March 29

By The Madison County Record | Apr 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on March 29 in the suits below:

March 29: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for medical malpractice cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 6, 2019

The following medical malpractice-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on March 29. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on April 3: Laura Schukar vs Catlin Indemnity Company

By The Madison County Record | Apr 6, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity in the suit brought by Laura Schukar against Catlin Indemnity Company, Catlin, Inc. and Wright Specialty Insurance Agency, LLC on April 3: 'Notice Of Removal From Twentieth Judicial Circuit, St. Clair County, Illinois, Case Number 19-l-0103 ( Filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 0754-3845967), Filed By Catlin,

Woman seeks default judgment against Belleville bar

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 5, 2019

A woman seeks default judgment against a St. Clair County sports bar after the defendant failed to answer her suit alleging injuries from a fight.

Customer sues IGA over slip, fall at Centralia store

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A Centralia woman is suing IGA, alleging that she was caused to slip and fall due to the grocer's negligence.

Yandle denies transfer request in 'false claim' opioid suit alleging drug makers, CVS participated in kickback scheme

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 5, 2019

District judge Staci Yandle denied a request to transfer an opioid suit alleging drug makers and retailer CVS participated in a kickback scheme by providing free nursing and reimbursement support services.

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