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United States of America v. Treveon J. Ramsey
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Committing Armed Robberies at Metro East Gas Stations ...
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( 05-15-2024 - IL)

United States of America v. Dr. Lee Peter Bee
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Health Care Fraud. Franklin County Doctor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Health Care Fraud Dr. Lee Peter Bee, 50, formerly of Sesser, Illinois, but now of Fento...
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( 04-05-2024 - IL)

United States of America v. Benjamin D. Rumbo
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Distributing Child Sexual Abuse Material. Arizona Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Child Sexual Abuse Material A southern Illi...
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( 03-21-2024 - IL)

Dan Jewett Construction Co. v. Cincinnati Life Insurance Company
East St. Louis, Illinois insurance law lawyers represented the Plaintiff that sued on a bad faith breach of insurance contract theory. This case was file din the Circuit Court, Bond County, Illinois and was removed to federal court by the Defendant. (215 ILCS 5/154.6) (from Ch. 73, par. 766.6) Sec. 154.6. Acts constituting improper claims practice. Any of the following ac...
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( 03-21-2024 - IL)

Stephanie Rein v. Walmart, Inc.
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a premises liability negligence theory. This case was filed in the Circuit Court, Franklin County, Illinois, case number 22-LA-56, and was removed to federal court by the Defendant. (740 ILCS 130/1) Sec. 1. This Act is called and may be cited as the "Premises Liability Act". S...
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( 03-20-2024 - IL)

Jasmine Watson v. Mead Johnson
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued on a product liability theory individually and as parent and next friend to Chase Dean. Jamines Watson sued on a product liablity theory claiming that Mead Johnson failure to warn of the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis caused by Enfamil baby formula. The is the first trial out of hundreds of law...
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( 03-18-2024 - IL)

Whitney C. Watson, et aux. v. Central Transport, LLC
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury truck wreck lawyers represented the Defendants who were sued on auto negligence theories. Illinois has adopted modified comparative negligence (735 ILCS 5/2-1116) as the standard for recovery of damages. Under modified comparative negligence, an injured party may recover damages only if he/she is less than 50% at fault for the injury or damages....
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( 01-24-2024 - IL)

United States of America v. Ledaniel Russell
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance: heroin, fentanyl, meth and cocaine.. A district judge sentenced a semitrailer driver to 12 years in federal pris...
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( 01-23-2024 - IL)

Jnae Sherrell Williams v. Shawnee Health Service and Development Corporation
EAst St. Louis, Illinois personal injury medical malpractice lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendant on a wrongful death negligence theory. In the state of Illinois, a medical malpractice lawsuit must be carried out within two years from the time patient becomes aware of the misconduct. A comprehensive limit of four years is granted from the date when the malpractice has o...
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( 01-22-2024 - IL)

Michael L. DiBuono v. Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, et al .
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants on a product liability theories. A manufacturer has a duty to design against reasonably foreseeable hazards. To show that the manufacturer acted unreasonably based on the foreseeability of harm, the plaintiff must show the manufacturer knew or should have known of the risk posed by the produc...
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( 01-12-2024 - IL)

Edward Allsman v. Shell USA, Inc., et al.
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendant on a negligence theory. This case was filed in the Circuit Court of Madison County, 2023LA001639 and was removed to federal court by the Defendants. The law holds people responsible for premises liability if their actions or negligence result in injury, ensuring that all parties take ...
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( 01-12-2024 - IL)

United States of America v. Donald B. Perkins
East St. Louis, Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyer represented the Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering. Donald B. Perkins, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of money laundering conspiracy, one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana, one count of possession with intent to distribute...
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( 01-05-2024 - IL)

Linda Fleming, et al. v. United States of America
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants on a Federal Tort Claims Act medical malpractice negligence theory. Under the FTCA, the federal government acts as a self-insurer, and recognizes liability for the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of its employees acting within the scope of their official duties. The United States...
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( 12-23-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Marcus L. Weekfall, a/k/a "Conhead"
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with interstate extortion with a threat of injury. The minor victim was asleep in bed when Marucs L. Weekfall, a/ka/ "Conehead," age 39, broke into the victim’s mother’s house around 4:20 a.m. on May 28, 2022. Weekfall demanded the child to leave with him, and he took him to St. Louis. Weekfall and the ...
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( 12-04-2023 - IL)

James M. Forbus, Jr. v. CF Remodeling, LLC, et al.
East St. Louis, Illinois employment law lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants on a Fair Labor Standards Act violation theories under 15 U.S.C. 2, which provides: The FLSA sets minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards for employment subject to its provisions. Unless exempt, covered employees must be paid at least the minimum wage and not ...
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( 10-06-2023 - IL)

James Williams, Jr. v. Carissa Luking, et al.
East St. Louis, Illinois civil rights lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants seeking to compel the production of insurance information. On May 5, 2021, Plaintiff James Williams Jr., an IDOC inmate currently incarcerated at Danville Correctional Center, brought this suit against Defendants pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. In his Complaint, Plaintiff asserts violations...
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( 09-15-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Devonte T. Franklin
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with felony possession of a firearm. Devonte T. Franklin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of felon in possession of a firearm. During the early hours of June 8, 2022, Devonte Franklin, age 30, was riding in a car wanted in relation to a robbery when it was stopped by officers with the Washington Park ...
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( 08-16-2023 - IL)

Kimberly A. Kohler, et al. v. CRST Expedited, Inc. d/b/a CRST Transportation Solutions, Inc.
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury truck wreck lawyers represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on auto negligence wrongful death theories. This was a wrongful death case that arose out of an accident that occurred on August 20, 2021 on U.S. Interstate 70 in Bear Grove Township, Illinois. On September 10, 2021, Plaintiff Kohler initiated this wrongful death and survival lawsuit ar...
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( 08-04-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Carlos Akins
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with engaging in a scheme to transport Machine Gun Conversion Devices, more commonly known as Glock switches, from China to St. Clair County. Carlos Akins, 19, is facing one count of unlawful possession of a machine gun and one count of transporting prohibited weapons without a license. “Glock switc...
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( 06-07-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Nickolas Shannon
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with distributing fentanyl and methamphetamine and possessing crack cocaine with the intent to distribute the drugs in St. Clair County. Nickolas Shannon, 29, previously pled guilty to one count of felon in possession of a firearm and three counts of possession of a controlled substance with intention to distr...
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( 05-18-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Toneka D. Prince
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with using fake identification documents to take out loans. Toneka D. Prince, 20, pled guilty to one count of falsely obtaining property owned by a financial institution and one count of aggravated identity theft. “Stealing identities, taking out loans in someone else’s name and defrauding a finan...
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( 04-26-2023 - IL)

Alma Suarez and Donald Suarez v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc.
East St. Louis, Illinois personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on product liability theories. Abbot Laboratories manufactures and sells cardiovascular, diabetes care, medical diagnostic, neuromodulation, nutrition products and medicines. "Product liability law in Illinois is a complex area of law that governs the liability of manufacturers, sellers, an...
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( 04-18-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Jaylan Quinn
East St. Louis, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with bank robbery resulting in death. Jaylan Quinn, 23, pled guilty to one count of bank robbery and one count of using a firearm to commit murder during and in relation to a crime of violence. After his imprisonment, the defendant will serve five years of supervised release. Quinn was also ordered to pay $7,28...
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( 04-18-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Howard Jackson
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with health care fraud. Howard Jackson, 69, of Florissant, Missouri, admitted he routinely billed Medicare and Medicaid for procedures he did not perform. “Health care providers who commit fraud for financial gain threaten the integrity of our health care system and the basic expectation of competen...
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( 04-07-2023 - IL)

United States of America v. Kevin Kahrig
East St. Louis, Illinois criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with making false statements in a 2018 bankruptcy case. Federal Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois ...
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( 03-16-2023 - IL)

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