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A total of 25 new asbestos suits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of Feb. 23 through Feb. 27.

The following claims were filed:

--Jean Angell of Tennessee, a knitter, clerical worker, teacher and receptionist at various locations from 1970 until 2008, claims mesothelioma. She is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0174.

--Wilma Frances Boswell of Missouri claims lung cancer. She claims she was exposed to asbestos fibers through her husband, who was a steel worker at Granite City Steel from 1958 until 1980. Boswell is represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0176.

--Jeaneen Boyd of Arizona claims mesothelioma on behalf of her deceased father, Jaward Boyd, Sr., who worked from 1967 until 2000 as a communication systems worker, manager, supervisor of operations and planning, insurance agent, relief supervisor, engineer technician, engineer tech supporter, staff engineer and customer service representative at various locations through Arizona and Texas. Jeaneen Boyd is represented by Christopher R. Guinn and Christopher J. Levy of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0168.

--Frank Bury of Illinois, a drill operator, laborer and nail maker at various locations from 1945 until 1986, claims lung cancer. He is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0162.

--Dewey and Brenda Cardwell of New Mexico claim Dewey Cardwell developed mesothelioma after his work from 1964 until 2008 as a mechanic, truck driver, laborer and salesman. Dewey Cardwell is represented by Shane F. Hampton, Paul M. Dix and Courtney Harashe of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0180.

--Glenna Combs of Michigan, a laborer for Enamelum from 1967 though 1968, an assembler at DeDoes from 1972 until 1989 and a laborer at Hughes Manufacturing from 1996 until 1997, claims mesothelioma. She claims she was also exposed to asbestos fibers through her father's work at Stainless Steel of America. Combs is represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0163.

--John Esayian of Wisconsin, a pin setter, janitor's helper, laborer, drafter, deaner and coroner at various locations throughout Illinois from 1946 until 1997, claims mesothelioma. He was also exposed to asbestos fibers through his father, who worked as a core maker and laborer in Milwaukee from 1930 until 1967, according to the complaint. Esayian is represented by Nicholas J. Angelides of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0186.

--Frank Gallo of California, a laborer, assembly line worker, grocery store manager, car salesman and car lot owner at various locations from 1954 until 2006, claims mesothelioma. He is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 08-L-0175.

--John Gant of Texas, a laborer and carpenter at various locations throughout Illinois, Texas and Mississippi from the 1950s until the 1990s, claims mesothelioma. Gant is represented by John A. Barnerd and Randy S. Cohn of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0187.

--Kathryn George of Wisconsin, a nurse, nurse's assistant and mail sorter at various locations from 1959 until 1992, claims mesothelioma. She is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0173.

--Phyllis Gray of Illinois claims colon cancer on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Billy W. Gray, who worked from 1953 until 1986 as a painter at various locations. Phyllis Gray is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0172.

--Jill Halter of Virginia claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased father, Edmund Milauckas, who worked from 1950 until 1995 as an engineer and consultant at various locations throughout Illinois. Halter is represented by Brian J. Cooke and Drew Sealey of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0184.

--Marjorie Horsley of Kentucky claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased father, Donald Horsley, who worked from 1953 until 2008 as a maintenance worker, laborer, utility worker and owner of a grocery store at various locations. Marjorie Horsley is represented by Shane F. Hampton and Paul M. Dix of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0179.

--Mildred Jordan of Florida claims lung cancer on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Ernest Jordan, who worked from 1957 until 1978 as an electrician at various locations. Mildred Jordan is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0171.

--Margaret Machingo of Virginia claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased father, Wayne Cupp, who worked from 1967 until 1997 as a machinist at various locations. Machingo is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0169.

--Dixie McPherson of Virginia claims her recently deceased husband, Edward McPherson, developed mesothelioma after his work as a laborer from 1944 until 1986. Dixie McPherson is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0159.

--George Mikkola of Massachusetts, a landscaper, computer system specialist and computer programmer from 1968 until 2008, claims mesothelioma. George Mikkola is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0161.

-Peter and Erma Nikkila of Missouri claim Peter Nikkila developed mesothelioma after his work as a laborer from 1957 until 2006. The Nikkilas are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0183.

--Tom J. O'Connor of Illinois claims his recently deceased father, John J. O'Connor, developed mesothelioma after his work as an engineer and general foreman from 1962 until 1980. Tom J. O'Connor is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0158.

--Genevieve Robinson of Washington claims her recently deceased husband, Alfred J. Robinson Jr., developed mesothelioma after his work from 1956 until 2004 as a roofer, riverter, carpenter, laborer, mechanic, machinist and engineer at various locations. Genevieve Robinson is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper of East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0160.

--Terry and Kay Stephens of Michigan claim Terry Stephens developed mesothelioma after his work as a fireman, boiler tender, laborer, boiler, turbine operator and maintenance man at various locations throughout Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. The Stephens are represented by John A. Barnerd of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0181.

--William Sternberger of Indiana claims mesothelioma on behalf of his recently deceased wife, Geraldine Sternberger, who worked from 1960 until 1962 as a dental assistant. William Sternberger is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0170.

--Frances Tinsley of Michigan, a postal worker, sterilizer, cleaning service worker, security guard and clerk from 1968 until this year, claims mesothelioma. She is represented by Christopher R. Guinn, Christopher J. Levy, Perry J. Browder and John A. Barnerd of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0157.

--Helen Wallace of Missouri claims lung cancer on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Dale Edwin Wallace, who worked at Ford Motor, Olin Glass and McDonnel Douglas. Helen Wallace is represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0177.

--Therese Brown-Wright of Indiana claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Larry Wright, who worked from 1966 until 2000 as a brakeman and laborer at various locations throughout Illinois. Brown-Wright is represented by Nicholas J. Angelides of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-0185.

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