Flooring companies seek to dismiss man’s lawsuit alleging chemical exposures caused Parkinson’s disease
Story CopySeveral flooring companies seek to dismiss a man’s lawsuit alleging he developed Parkinson’s disease after years of working with chemicals in the flooring business.
HILLSBORO – Lawyer Tom Keefe of Swansea accused lawyer Bill Knapp of Edwardsville of tipping the Record about a deposition of client Sarah Deatherage, in a message he sent to Knapp and 25 other lawyers. Keefe also accused two other lawyers of leaking to the Record, in a brief for a Dec. 14 hearing in Montgomery County circuit court.
Pig farm odor suit belongs in Macoupin County where plaintiffs and defendants reside; Fifth District reverses Lopinot
MOUNT VERNON – Macoupin County residents who sued owners of a nearby pig farm must pursue the claim in their courthouse rather than St. Clair County, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Nov. 16. They reversed Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot, who rejected challenges to St. Clair County jurisdiction from the start of the action in 2012.
Granite City has denied the allegations raised against it in a man’s lawsuit alleging he stepped on an insufficient manhole cover and fell in the sewer. According to Andrew Flood’s July 28 lawsuit, he claims he was in a vehicle accident at Maryville and Edwardsville roads in Granite City on March 20.