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A total of 16 new asbestos suits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of May 18 through May 22.

The following claims were filed:

--Mary E. Anderson of Missouri, a cleaning crew member aboard the USS Admiral cruise ship from 1961 until 1963 and a nurses aide at the Missouri Pacific Railroad Hospital from 1962 until 1976, claims mesothelioma. Anderson says she was also exposed to asbestos fibers secondarily through her husband, who worked from 1966 until 1996 as a molder for Granite City Steel. Anderson 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-520.

--Robbie J. Dempsey claims her recently deceased husband, Clyde D. Dempsey, developed mesothelioma after his work as a pipefitter and plumber beginning in 1957. Robbie J. Dempsey is represented by Andrew O'Brien, Christopher Thoron, Christina J. Nielson, Bartholomew J. Baumstark and Gerald J. FitzGerald of the O'Brien Law Firm in St. Louis. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-512.

--Victor Lee and Priscella Dillbeck of Arizona claim Victor Lee Dillbeck developed mesothelioma after his work as an apprentice, machinist and millwright from 1962 until 2005. Victor Lee Dillbeck says he also was a member of the Local 448 Carpenter/Millwright Union for 31 years. The Dillbecks are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number : 09-L-531.

--Jacob L. and Doris Fullmer of Indiana claim Jacob L. Fullmer developed mesothelioma after his work as a hand sander, in the U.S. Navy, material handler, bottler and steamfitter from 1955 until 1993. The Fullmers are represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-521.

--Bobby Haley of Arizona, mechanic, laborer, millwright and truck driver from 1956 until now, claims mesothelioma. Haley is represented by Timothy F. Thompson Jr. of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-502.

--Clarence and JoAnne Haskell claim Clarence Haskell developed mesothelioma after his work as a laborer, operator and finisher, parts manager and purchaser, salesman, owner, operator, distributor and carpenter from 1955 until 1992. The Haswells are represented by Randy L. Gori of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. W. Mark Lanier, Patrick N. Haines, Angela B. Greenburg, Sam T. Richard, Bridget Baragona and Lauren H. Ware of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston will serve of counsel. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-509.

--Elizabeth Marshall of Kentucky alleges her recently deceased husband, Thomas Marshall, developed asbestosis and bilateral pleural plaques after his work as an assistant unit operator, unit operator, assistant shift engineer and shift engineer at various locations from 1952 until 1998. Elizabeth Marshall 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-519.

--William Z. McClintock of Ohio, who served in the U.S. Army from 1973 until 1975 and worked for Soil Conservation Service, Brown Insulation, Goodyear Truck Tire Center, MTD, Graber Metal Works,McClintock Energy, Johnson Controls World Services and Ohio Professional Energy Consortium from 1975 until present, claims mesothelioma. Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville will be representing him. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-514.

--Wilfred L. Miller of Virginia, a laborer, lineman, foreman and self-employed mechanic from the 1950s until 2000, claims mesothelioma. Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton will be representing him. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-528.

--Phyllis A. and John Nelson of Indiana claim Phyllis A. Nelson developed mesothelioma after her work as a laborer at Westinghouse Electric Supply and as a teacher at Homestead High School from 1953 until 2009. Phyllis A. Nelson was also secondarily exposed to asbestos through her brother, Bill, who worked as a laborer from 1946 until 1965, and through her other brother, Frank, who worked as a laborer from 1946 until 1953, according to the complaint. Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Edwardsville will be representing them. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-530.

--Dorathea R. and Joe L. Pierce claim Dorathea R. Pierce developed lung cancer after her work as a supervisor within the Vanity Fair Intimates textile manufacturing plant from 1966 until 2002. She also worked as a sales associate for Marvin's Building Materials from 2004 until 2008, according to the complaint. Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville will be representing them. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-259.

--Barbara Pratt claims her recently deceased father, Clifford Richardson, developed mesothelioma after his work as a floor tile layer and carpenter at various locations from 1945 until 1987. Pratt is represented by Andrew O'Brien, Christopher Thoron, Christina J. Nielson, Bartholomew J. Baumstark and Gerald J. FitzGerald of O'Brien Law Firm in St. Louis. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-511.

--Shirley Mae Roach of Texas claims her recently deceased husband, William Albert Roach, developed mesothelioma after his work in the airman first class, at the March and Travis Air Force Bases and at Wedron Silica. Shirley Mae Roach claims her husband also worked as a plant manager and at R&R Construction from 1968 until 1988. Shirley Mae Roach 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-506.

--Alan Steinberg of Texas claims his recently deceased father, Robert Steinberg, developed mesothelioma after his work at various locations throughout the United States from 1955 until 2003. Steinberg is represented by Randy S. Cohn of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-503.

--Charles J. Turner of Alabama claims his recently deceased father, Charles B. Turner, developed mesothelioma after his work as a mechanic, plasterer and logger at various locations throughout Illinois, Alabama and Mississippi from 1964 until 2008. Charles J. Turner is represented by Shane F. Hampton and Paul M. Dix of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-504.

--Gwen Watts claims mesothelioma on behalf of her recently deceased husband, Virgil L. Watts, who worked as a pipefitter and plumber at various locations throughout Illinois beginning in 1939. Virgil L. Watts also worked for the United States Navy from 1942 until 1945, according to the complaint. Gwen Watts will be represented by Andrew O'Brien, Christopher Thoron, Christina J. Nielson, Bartholomew J. Baumstark and Gerald J. FitzGerald of the O'Brien Law Firm in St. Louis. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-513.

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