May 17, 2013
Madison County Record | May 17, 2013
Four out-of-state patients have filed a lawsuit against the makers of a diabetes drug they say caused them to develop bladder cancer.
May 13, 2013
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | May 13, 2013
Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis announced she is stepping down from her post to run for Congress in the 13th District. Certainly, serving in Congress is a high-profile and important post, but her current position has perhaps an even greater impact on area residents.
May 9, 2013
Madison County Record | May 9, 2013
Madison County Chief Judge Ann Callis announced this week she is stepping down from her post to run for Congress in the 13th District, which includes parts of the Metro-East. And though being a member of Congress is high profile and important, the position Callis is leaving – chief judge of Madison County’s courts – arguably has a greater impact on the daily lives of everyone in the region.
April 22, 2013
Madison County Record | April 22, 2013
Illinois has jurisdiction to hear a products liability suit involving a French manufacturing company, the state Supreme Court held Thursday.
April 18, 2013
New York Times | April 18, 2013
A jury in Chicago rejected claims on Tuesday that the orthopedics unit of Johnson & Johnson inappropriately marketed an artificial hip, which the company recalled in 2010.
April 16, 2013
Madison County Record | April 16, 2013
Rep. Andre Thapedi hopes to have a bill regulating the lawsuit lending industry on the governor’s desk by the end of May. Thapedi, D-Chicago, presented two such measures, both of which he is signed on to as a sponsor, to the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, when lawmakers spent about an hour hearing subject-matter testimony from eight witnesses and asking questions.
April 3, 2013
Madison County Record | April 3, 2013
A federal judge on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit alleging fraudulent activity in Avery v. State Farm.
March 29, 2013
Lung cancer suits are new trend in asbestos litigation; Filings discussed at recent California asbestos conferenceMadison County Record | March 29, 2013
When it comes to new trends in asbestos litigation, the increasing number of lung cancer suits would probably top the list. The reason behind the surge, however, doesn’t appear to be as concrete as the numbers. Some attorneys point to competition between asbestos law firms while others say the rise is a natural result of the nation’s climbing rate of lung cancer diagnoses.
March 27, 2013
Rockford Register Star | March 27, 2013
A statewide legal watchdog group came to town Monday to tout the need for lawsuit reforms to improve Illinois’ economic climate.
March 26, 2013
WREX News | March 26, 2013
People in Illinois are familiar with the word reform and a state-wide watchdog group is now pushing for legal changes. Members want to follow in a border state's footsteps. Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, or I-LAW, members say Wisconsin's civil justice system has a balance this state should strive for.
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