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A woman filed a lawsuit against Shell Oil company and other Roxana area refineries, saying the plants released benzene into the soil and surrounding air, causing her to develop cancer years later. Betty Cox filed a lawsuit Oct. 15 in … Read More
A woman from the state of Washington claims her relative died after he developed cancer after being exposed to benzene during his career in that state. Collette Courtion filed a lawsuit June 14 in Madison County Circuit Court against 38 … Read More
A Bethalto woman claims she developed cancer after being exposed to benzene while living near a Shell Oil plant. Trudy Lehnen filed a lawsuit May 1 in Madison County Circuit Court against Shell Oil Company and BP Products North America. … Read More
An East Alton woman, special administrator of the estate of Derrick Dean Coffman, is blaming Wood River area refineries for Coffman’s fatal exposure to benzene. Lisa Trumble filed a lawsuit Dec. 26 against Shell Oil Company, BP Products North America, … Read More
A man claims his recently deceased mother developed a fatal cancer after being exposed to benzene while living near a Shell Oil plant. Read More
A man claims he developed lymphoma after being exposed to benzene while working at a Shell Oil plant. Read More
Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla on Tuesday dismissed an almost four-year-old Madison County benzene case following a notice of dismissal filed by the plaintiff May 24. Read More
Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla on Tuesday set deadlines in a lawsuit filed over a Bethalto woman’s leukemia death against two Roxana oil refineries. Read More
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Wednesday reset a case management conference to July 25 in a man’s lawsuit against more than 60 defendant companies claiming he was exposed to benzene while working as a pipefitter from 1970-2008. Because of his exposure, he developed acute myelogenous leukemia and was diagnosed with cancer, he claims.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on May 10 allowed a Texas attorney to participate in a Madison County benzene case.