Process servers have a job that would seem impervious to trouble, but it can be dangerous work, especially when some recipients become hostile, directing their anger toward the process server. When process servers are assaulted, the repercussions often fail to fit the crime. Not only are process servers just trying to do their job, they […]
Hundreds of small claims lawsuits filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court on behalf of a Belleville hospital to collect delinquent bills may be challenged because the county official, Rick Stone, who served the summonses did not have a PI license. Stone, who is an official coroner, was delivering the summonses until Chief Judge John […]
These are from a book called Disorder in the American Courts and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place. The words below have not been verified but it is very […]
A week after his trip to De Kalb County, Myers was sitting inside a barely furnished apartment at 64th
and King Drive. He had been hired by attorney David Cherney (who in turn had been hired by Eskridge’s
mother) to investigate the circumstances surrounding Eskridge’s death. Cherney wanted to find out whether there were grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department. As part
of his investigation, Myers was taking Wade’s statement.
Unknown to most, private investigators have tough jobs. Television shows, like Magnum PI, depict investigators as having glorious jobs that include exotic travel, crimes that end in conveniently in an hour, and attractive men and women who get to don the latest fashions. Unfortunately, most private detectives will tell you that investigative work is often long, […]