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Woman claims lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure from Alfa Laval, others

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 7:50am

BELLEVILLE – A woman who worked at various employers in Illinois over a period of 20 years alleges she was exposed to asbestos.

4520 Corp. Inc., ABB Inc. named in asbestos suit

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 7:49am

BELLEVILLE – A man diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year claims it was caused by asbestos exposure during his decades of employment.

Widow files suit against 4520 Corp. Inc., other asbestos product manufacturers after husband's death

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 3, 2017, 1:40pm

BELLEVILLE – A widow has named several companies in a lawsuit alleging that her husband died of lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

Husband sues milk truck driver, company over fatal collision from dump truck tailgate

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 3, 2017, 1:18pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A surviving spouse of a woman killed in a milk truck accident in Madison County has filed a suit against the company and its driver.

A.W. Chesterton, others named in man's asbestos exposure lawsuit

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 2, 2017, 11:44am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his lung cancer was caused by decades of exposure to asbestos.

Woman claims late father was exposed to asbestos by AERCO International, others

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 31, 2017, 7:01pm

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her late father's lung cancer and death were caused by decades of exposure to asbestos.

Man says major corporations exposed him to asbestos, causing lung cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 9:46am

BELLEVILLE — A former electrician and mechanic is suing a number of corporations, alleging they failed to protect him from the harmful effects of asbestos.

Woman claims she developed mesothelioma due to secondary exposure to asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 30, 2017, 9:45am

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing numerous companies alleging second hand exposure to asbestos caused her to develop mesothelioma.

Couple files asbestos suit after husband diagnosed with cancer last year

John Severance May 13, 2017, 9:48am

BELLEVILLE — A man and his wife filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Man files asbestos suit after wife dies of lung cancer

John Severance May 13, 2017, 9:40am

BELLEVILLE — The surviving husband of a woman who died from lung cancer filed suit in the St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a wide range of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Report urges asbestos trust transparency in Illinois; 'Disconnect' between asbestos trusts and asbestos litigation leads to 'double dipping'

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Apr. 24, 2017, 7:38am

A new study released Monday by the Illinois Civil Justice League discussing the need for asbestos trust transparency in Illinois argues that "disconnect" between the asbestos bankruptcy trust system and asbestos litigation creates an unfair atmosphere for solvent defendants.

Suit alleges negligence by BNSF Railway, dozens of other companies for asbestos-caused cancer death

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 12:15pm

BELLEVILLE — The estate of a former BNSF Railway worker who died of lung cancer in July filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court looking for damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos.

Former Marine, construction worker files asbestos-related negligence lawsuit

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 12:14pm

BELLEVILLE — A couple has filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court claiming negligence in the asbestos-related cancer diagnosis the husband received last year.

National Guard vet, former AT&T machinist claims negligence for asbestos-caused cancer

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 12:13pm

BELLEVILLE — A man and his wife have filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court claiming negligence in the asbestos-related cancer diagnosis he received last year.

Woman files asbestos lawsuit claiming secondary exposure from husband, children

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 12:12pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman who said she was exposed to asbestos through her husband and children is seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos

Couple alleges negligence for lung cancer diagnosis in husband, a former CSX and Hunt's employee

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 12:09pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court for damages from numerous companies stemming from the husband's diagnosis of alleged asbestos-caused lung cancer

Couple claims manufacturers responsible for husband's December lung cancer diagnosis

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 12:07pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court claiming that dozens of companies that produced asbestos-containing products were negligent in causing the husband's lung cancer.

Former insulation installer, foreman files 10-count asbestos suit in St. Clair

John Severance Apr. 18, 2017, 12:05pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois man filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeking damages from a number of companies that produced products that contained asbestos.

Plaintiffs in asbestos lawsuit claim prolonged exposure led to lung cancer

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 8:58am

BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man and his wife have filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court against dozens of companies alleging that his recent lung cancer diagnosis is the result of prolonged asbestos exposure.

Man with lung cancer and wife allege negligence in asbestos suit

Dee Thompson Apr. 16, 2017, 6:53am

BELLEVILLE — A lawsuit alleging asbestos exposure has been filed against 48 defendants, including CBS, Briggs & Stratton, Dow Chemical, General Electric, Georgia Pacific, Goodyear Tires, 3M Company, Union Carbide and more.