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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.
Defendants Shell Oil Co. and Equilon Enterprises filed May 1 to move their case to federal court. Read More
Technical Chemical Company, a defendant in a Madison County benzene lawsuit, says the suit has failed to show that it intentionally caused harm or disregarded the welfare of the injured plaintiff. The company, one of more than 60 companies sued … Read More