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New Jersey woman claims asbestos exposure led to husband's death

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 30, 2016, 6:49pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A man's widow who is the administrator of his estate is suing over allegations that his death was tied to asbestos exposure.


Kirn elected labor and employment chair of BAMSL

Rebecca Campbell Apr. 30, 2016, 7:49am

Attorney Kim L. Kirn, who was recently elected as the new chair of the Labor and Employment section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, has two goals she wants to achieve in her new position. 


USA&M adds retired St. Louis judge Thomas J. Prebil to its mediation panel

Ruth de Jauregui Apr. 30, 2016, 7:42am

Retired St. Louis County Circuit Judge Thomas J. Prebil has joined United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M) mediation panel.


Madison County treasurer raises concerns over purchasing director, ethics adviser positions

Russell Boniface Apr. 30, 2016, 7:31am

When retired Madison County Associate Judge Dean E. Sweet recently left his post as county ethics advisor Treasurer Kurt Prenzler questioned whether it was due to an alleged conflict of interest involving the county’s purchasing director.


Plaintiff claims change in ownership voids its contract with hospital

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 6:01pm

EDWARDSVILLE – An Illinois nonprofit firm is suing a hospital over the defendant's alleged refusal to allow the plaintiff to purchase the defendant's interest in a healthcare entity.


Plaintiff claims broken step caused her to fall, become injured

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:54pm

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County woman is suing over injuries she claims to have received when an allegedly dangerous step broke off and caused her to fall.


Woman claims she was fired due to pregnancy

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:47pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman is suing her former employer, alleging she was terminated because she was pregnant.


Administrator of estate claims negligence led to woman's death

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:40pm

BELLEVILLE – The administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing over 37 counts related to allegedly negligent medical care that led to her death.


Plaintiffs claim environmental contamination led to deaths

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:35pm

EDWARDSVILLE – Multiple estate administrators have sued over the alleged wrongful deaths of their family members, in a claim that the deaths were caused by environmental contamination.


Plaintiff claims driver negligently turned left, causing collision

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:28pm

BELLEVILLE – A motorist is suing over injuries he received when the defendant allegedly caused a collision by turning left in front of him.


Just For Men customers claim injuries connected to products

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:21pm

EDWARDSVILLE – Nearly 150 plaintiffs have sued the makers of Just For Men hair-care products and hair dyes, claiming they were damaged by using the products.


Consultant accuses lawyer of negligent, malicious libel

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 29, 2016, 5:08pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A consultant is suing over alleged damage to his reputation at the hands of an attorney acting on behalf of a municipality. He is citing negligent libel and malicious libel.


Woman alleges she was injured in Collinsville accident

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 28, 2016, 9:12pm

BELLEVILLE – The passenger in a motor vehicle is suing the driver over alleged injuries she received during an accident.


Plaintiff claims store's motorized cart broke, causing her injuries

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 28, 2016, 9:01pm

BELLEVILLE – A customer at a retail store is suing over injuries she alleges she received while she was using one of the store's motorized carts.


Man claims he was injured when driver drove into hole

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 28, 2016, 8:55pm

BELLEVILLE – A passenger in a vehicle is suing over injuries he alleges he received when the driver wrecked in a construction zone.


Business owner claims defendant didn't complete work on a monument sign

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 28, 2016, 8:50pm

BELLEVILLE – The owner of a medical facility is suing over allegedly incomplete work on a sign he paid to have installed.