CHICAGO – Rogers Cartage must pay $200,000 for litigating a claim it had already settled over pollution in Cahokia, appellate judges of the Seventh Circuit decided. On July 27, they affirmed a sanction that former district judge Patrick Murphy imposed on the trucking company in 2013. Their decision apparently nailed down the last detail of litigation that the U.S.
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.
St. Eve CHICAGO – U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve of Chicago correctly denied a class action over gasoline prices, Seventh Circuit appeals judges ruled on July 30.
A couple is claiming they lost their farm and a lawsuit after following their lawyer's faulty advice.
Thompson A total of 29 new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court throughout the week of Nov. 16 through Nov. 20. The following complaints were filed:
Crowder The list of defendants in an Arkansas man's suit over his alleged benzene-related illness is shrinking.
Crowder The case of a former dairy worker who claims his illness is the result of benzene exposure decades ago is set for trial Aug. 17 at 9 a.m.
Dwayne Davenport of Arkansas has filed suit against 18 defendant corporations, alleging he developed myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) after being exposed to benzene.
ConocoPhillips filed a motion to dismiss a benzene complaint alleging it contains insufficient facts and pleads numerous legal conclusions without a factual basis.
The widow of a laborer claiming her spouse died from a disease caused by benzene exposure has filed suit against 28 corporations in Madison County Circuit Court.
Had it not been for a television advertisement, laborer Steve Ivkovcic may not have known the reason he developed acute myelogenous leukemia was because of benzene-containing products he was exposed to at work.
A Kentucky barge worker diagnosed with bladder cancer filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court claiming he was exposed to aromatic amines and aromatic amine-containing products over the course of a 30-plus year career.
A Tennessee man suffering from mesothelioma filed an asbestos suit in Madison County Circuit Court June 27, claiming his disease was wrongfully caused.
Judge Hylla In the sixth year of a proposed class action suit against Exxon Mobil and Shell Oil over groundwater contamination, the oil companies assert that plaintiffs have not even claimed they suffered injuries.