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A total of 16 new asbestos suits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of April 6 through April 10.

The following claims were filed:

--Anthony and Carol Aemmer of Indiana claim Anthony Aemmer developed mesothelioma after his work as a laborer, firefighter and oiler from 1964 until 2002. The Aemmers are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-361.

--Suzanne Allen of Georgia claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Gareth Allen, who worked from 1968 until 2009 as a carpenter, machinist mate, mechanic, pipefitter and plumber at various locations throughout Illinois, Georgia, Alaska, California and Colorado. Allen is represented by Randy S. Cohn of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-358.

--William Allen Sr. of Illinois, a brick mason, paint coordinator, mechanic and general laborer at various locations throughout Illinois from 1950 until 1998, claims mesothelioma. Allen is represented by Myles L. Epperson of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-347.

--Marcel Bernier of Florida, a pipefitter and sheet metal worker at various locations from 1949 until 1993, claims lung cancer. Bernier is represented by Robert Phillips and Perry J. Browder of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-352.

--Betty Christian of Michigan claims her recently deceased husband, Ronald Christian developed mesothelioma after his work as a mechanic, stock man and laborer at various locations. Betty Christian is represented by Shane F. Hampton and Paul M. Dix of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-346.

--Jayme Chu of Utah claims mesothelioma on behalf of recently deceased James S. Holloway, who was in the Navy and Air Force and who worked for the Salt Lake Sewer District, Hercules Incorporated and Sinclair Oil Corporation. Chu is represented by Michael R. Bilbrey and Timothy P. Hulla of the Law Offices of Michael R. Bilbrey in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-371.

--Rodney D. Halterman and Lynn Cummings claim Rodney Halterman developed mesothelioma after his work from 1971 until 2008 for Toledo Plastics, Cleveland Cliffs, Kelsey Hayes and The Oglebay Norton Company. Halterman is represented by Richard L. Saville Jr. and Ethan A. Flint of Saville and Flint in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-368.

--Charles Handy of Alaska, an assistant machinist and a laborer at various locations in Alabama, Texas, Washington, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Alaska from 1940 until 1991, claims mesothelioma. Handy is represented by G. Michael Stewart and Jill Price of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-355.

--Pamela J. and Robert Lambert Sr. of Maryland claim Pamela J. Lambert developed lung cancer after her exposure to asbestos fibers through her husband's work as a laborer at Armco Steel from 1965 until 1993. The Lamberts are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-357.

--Glen and Lois Lewis of Illinois claim Glen Lewis developed lung cancer after his work for the U.S. Army, NORGE, Ray Summer Appliance, Valley Steel, Lewis Plumbing and Electric, T.T. Top Drilling Co., Fedders and North Clay School from 1951 until 1993. They are represented by Richard L. Saville Jr., Ethan A. Flint and David J. Page of Saville and Flint in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-350.

--Elizabeth Randolph of Missouri claims lung cancer on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Samuel Lee Randolph, who worked from 1960 until 2006 as a laborer at Ford Motor Company. Randolph is represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-370.

--Jack Romaker of Arizona, a laborer, mechanic, truck driver and inspector from 1943 until 1988, claims mesothelioma. Romaker is represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-362.

--Donald Schaff of Wisconsin, a ratchet man, truck driver, section crew member and member of the Teamsters Local 200 from 1944 until 1989, claims mesothelioma. Schaff is represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-363.

--Charles Telle of Missouri, a laborer, mechanic, meat cutter, owner and operator of a mowing operation and auto salvage yard and brush cutter at various locations throughout Illinois and Missouri from 1960 until 1996, claims mesothelioma. Telle is represented by G. Michael Stewart and Jill Price of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-367.

--Audrey and Louise Wagner of Illinois claim Audrey Wagner developed mesothelioma after his work as a teacher and as a laborer from 1957 until 1977. The Wagners are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-356.

--Dorothy Zych of Indiana, a cashier, sales clerk, manager and receptionist from 1951 until 2009, claims mesothelioma. Zych says she was also exposed to asbestos fibers through her ex-husband who worked from 1952 until 1956 as an airplane mechanic and from 1956 until 1975 as a truck driver, according to the complaint. Her father also brought asbestos fibers home from his work at U.S. Steel in the 1940s, the suit states. Zych is represented by G. Michael Stewart and Jill Price of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-366.

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