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Couple sue, alleging damages due to asbestos

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 5, 2016, 6:11pm

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife are suing over the husband's alleged exposure to asbestos during his working life; she claims she has been damaged as well.

Widow seeks damages for the alleged asbestos-caused death of her husband

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 30, 2016, 5:20pm

BELLEVILLE – The widow of a man who spent his entire working life around asbestos is suing over his death. Negligence and fraudulent misrepresentation are among the counts.

Man with lung cancer claims asbestos exposure and negligence

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 21, 2016, 7:35pm

BELLEVILLE – A former laborer is suing over his exposure to asbestos that allegedly led to him developing lung cancer. Negligence is among the charges.

Couple seeks damages from husband's alleged exposure to asbestos

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 7, 2016, 9:41am

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife are suing over his exposure to asbestos during the course of his work life.

Widow alleges asbestos exposure caused husband's premature death

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 12, 2016, 1:25pm

BELLEVILLE – A widow is suing dozens of companies, alleging her husband died after continual exposure to asbestos-containing products.

Daughter alleges father's death was a result of asbestos exposure

Molly English-Bowers Feb. 7, 2016, 5:16pm

BELLEVILLE – A daughter is suing over her father's alleged exposure to asbestos during the course of his working life.

DuPont, MetLife named in asbestos-related suit

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 24, 2016, 12:58pm

BELLEVILLE—A couple is suing a number of companies after the husband developed various ailments, including lung cancer, allegedly from working around asbestos his entire career. 

Illinois couple blames dozens of companies for husband's lung cancer

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 11, 2016, 12:46pm

BELLEVILLE – An Illinois couple is suing nearly 70 companies and Metropolitan Life, alleging the husband developed asbestosis, a lung cancer, after working around asbestos.

Flint and Associates files asbestos case in St. Clair County

The Madison County Record Sep. 22, 2014, 11:01am

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Madison and St. Clair Counties Drop in Judicial Hellhole Designation: Why are they even listed?

Jim Grandone Dec. 17, 2013, 11:22am

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Lawyers Gone Wild

Tom Donohue Apr. 17, 2011, 9:15am

Are more lawsuits the answer to our sluggish economy? Certain trial lawyers seem to think so. They are working hard to make lawsuits a growing and thriving industry. They are exhibiting the same zeal, entrepreneurialism, and creativity as the small business innovators who are leading our economic recovery. The difference is that lawsuits undermine businesses of all sizes, our competitiveness, and our

40 corporations settled benzene case before Simmons' plaintiff took on 3M and lost at trial

Steve Korris Oct. 4, 2010, 2:11am

Simmons Forty corporations that bargained their way out of a Madison County benzene exposure suit left 3M standing alone to show they should have resisted instead.

Defense experts testifies no link between benzene, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Amelia Flood Aug. 26, 2010, 9:42am

Cialkowski An epidemiologist testifying for 3M in a Madison County benzene trial told jurors Thursday that studies indicate that benzene does not cause the type of cancer at issue in plaintiff Veto Kleinaitis's case.

Atrazine cases set for case management May 26

Amelia Flood May 19, 2010, 7:25am

Scott A case management conference is set next week in a series of proposed class actions over water contamination allegedly caused by a common weed killer.

Crowder sets motion day in atrazine suits

Amelia Flood May 4, 2010, 5:55am

Crowder Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder will hear pending motions in a series of proposed class actions stemming from alleged water contamination by a common weed-killer.

Crowder denies defense venue spin-off in atrazine cases

Amelia Flood Apr. 16, 2010, 6:00am

Crowder Seven named plaintiffs in a series of proposed class actions aimed at the makers of a common weed killer will remain in Madison County, a judge has ruled.

United Agri-Products files motion to dismiss atrazine class action

Amelia Flood Apr. 12, 2010, 3:42am

Crowder Another defendant in a series of six proposed class actions over alleged water contamination by a popular weed killer has filed to dismiss.

Crowder to hear motion to dismiss atrazine class actions

Amelia Flood Apr. 8, 2010, 10:53am

Tillery A defendant in one of a series of proposed Madison County class action suits over alleged water contamination by a common weed killer is moving to dismiss.

Plaintiff wants to continue trial in Hopkins Goldenberg legal malpractice case

Amelia Flood Mar. 18, 2010, 7:11am

Matoesian The widow of a man who allegedly died from an asbestos-related disease wants to put off a legal malpractice trial against several prominent Madison County attorneys.

Venue battle heats up in Madison County atrazine class actions

Amelia Flood Mar. 12, 2010, 2:35am

Tillery Both parties in a series of proposed Madison County water contamination class actions have filed supporting materials in their struggle over venue.