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Napoli attorney Melanie R. Swearengen dies in collision with train

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 15, 2017, 7:25pm

Edwardsville attorney Melanie R. Swearengen died earlier this month when her vehicle became stuck on train tracks in Brighton and was hit by an Amtrack train.

Couple says secondary exposure of asbestos, other materials led to wife's failing health

Noddy A. Fernandez May 1, 2017, 7:00am

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple is suing an industrial parts manufacturer, citing alleged negligence and failure to protect employees from hazardous dust in the workplace.

Stobbs to consider case law before ruling on motions to dismiss asbestos cases for want of prosecution

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 11, 2016, 8:10am

Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs must decide whether to dismiss dozens of asbestos cases that are not ready for trial scheduled in October -  some of which were originally filed by Associate Judge Donald Flack before he became judge.

More than 300 Madison County asbestos cases set for trial this week settle

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 12, 2015, 10:37am

Each of the 316 asbestos cases set for trial this week in Madison County have settled.