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$2 million sought from Bayer over drug Trasylol

Kelly Holleran Oct. 1, 2008, 7:00am

Two Illinois citizens have filed suit against Bayer, seeking more than $2 million and claiming a drug the company produced caused acute renal failure and led to the death of one of the complainant's spouses.

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Motions in limine decided in surgeon's trial

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 1, 2008, 8:22am

Matoesian Jurors in a medical malpractice trial against a plastic surgeon accused of negligently peforming a breast reduction surgery will not hear evidence that the plaintiff was a public aid recipient.

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Norfolk wants Indiana man's FELA claim dismissed on forum non conveniens

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 1, 2008, 8:51am

Norfolk Southern Railway wants Madison County Circuit Judge Andy Matoesian to dismiss a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) suit based on the doctrine of forum non conveniens.

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Oncologist doubts credibility of lawsuit's certificate of merit

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 1, 2008, 9:55am

Oncologist Thomas Ryan, M.D. wants a wrongful death complaint filed against him in Madison County dismissed over objections to the lawsuit's certificate of merit.

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Wrongful death suit filed against company hosting golf outing

Kelly Holleran Oct. 1, 2008, 12:20pm

Lisa Boerm has filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of her mother against Towers Fire Apparatus Co., alleging her mother died after the vehicle she was riding in collided with a vehicle one of the company's employees was driving while intoxicated.

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Traffic accident led to lupus, suit claims

Kelly Holleran Oct. 1, 2008, 12:22pm

Endelisa Simmons has filed suit against Lauren Sweitzer, alleging she obtained lupus after a collision.

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Collinsville tavern, attacker sued

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 1, 2008, 2:31pm

A man who was assaulted at a Collinsville tavern filed suit against Steve Joe Piper alleging he was attacked for no reason.

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Edwardsville collision leads to suit

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 2:16am

Vicky J. Boyd has filed suit against Drazen Bertanjoli and Patricia A. Boyd, alleging she received neck and back injuries after a collision in Edwardsville.

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Walgreens wants Greene County claimant's case transferred out of Madison County

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 2, 2008, 4:34am

Walgreens wants a lawsuit that alleges it gave the wrong dose of medication to a patient transferred from Madison County to Jersey County.

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Trial against Dynegy over man's fall from bulldozer to begin

Steve Gonzalez Oct. 2, 2008, 7:39am

Crowder A trial against Dynegy Midwest Generation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Oct. 6, in Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder's courtroom.

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South Belt collision leads to suit

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 8:00am

A Belleville woman has filed suit against a man, alleging her back and hip were injured after a rear-end collision.

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Belleville neurosurgeon cleared by St. Clair County jury

Ann Knef Oct. 2, 2008, 11:00am

A St. Clair County jury ruled Sept. 25 for Belleville neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Schultz over a man who alleged his blindness was the result of an invasive procedure involving water-based contrast dye.

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Worker claims job injury led to termination

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:00am

Jerry Rhodes has filed suit against Extra Help and Fairfield Processing Corporation, alleging he was wrongfully terminated and was denied a position previously promised him after he filed for worker's compensation.

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Breach suit filed over unpaid commercial building work

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:00am

An Illinois company has filed a breach of contract complaint against a Missouri company, alleging it failed to pay for services it performed.

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Utah claimant files asbestos complaint in Madison County

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:00am

A Utah woman has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of her recently deceased husband against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which he was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

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Missouri woman sues 13 corporations for asbestos exposure

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:11am

A Missouri woman has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of her recently deceased husband against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which he was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

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Florida woman sues over husband's mesothelioma death

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:12am

A Florida woman has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of her recently deceased husband against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which he was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

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Washington woman claims husband died from asbestos exposure

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:14am

A Washington woman has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of her recently deceased husband against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which he was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

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BNSF sued over worker's lung cancer, wife's asbestosis

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:14am

A former railway worker and his wife have filed a suit against BNSF Railway Company, claiming the man was diagnosed with lung cancer and the woman was diagnosed with asbestosis as a result of the man's work.

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Wisconsinite sues 31 companies for asbestos-related disease

Kelly Holleran Oct. 2, 2008, 11:16am

A Wisconsin man and his wife have filed an asbestos suit against 31 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma with which the man was diagnosed was wrongfully caused.

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