BENTON – A U.S. district judge has derailed a man’s second attempt to sue Honeywell International Corp. and The Gardner Stern Co. over allegations that his medical issues were caused by not wearing protective gear while traveling in a radioactively contaminated area.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has overturned a trial court’s dissolution of a couple’s marriage, holding that the lower court failed to explain its decision to award maintenance payments.
BENTON — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has rejected a motion to dismiss a product liability lawsuit against a Hyundai Motor Co. subsidiary, according to a decision filed on June 29.
EDWARDSVILLE – An East Alton man has filed a benzene lawsuit against the makers of Rust-Oleum and Turtle Wax after he was diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia after allegedly being exposed to toxic emissions as a child from the companies’ facilities in Wood River.
CHICAGO – Veteran attorney John P. Scanlon was selected to lead the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association as the 64th president after being officially installed during the group’s annual convention at the Westin Hotel.
BELLEVILLE — An Illinois man and his wife have filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court against dozens of companies alleging that his recent lung cancer diagnosis is the result of prolonged asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE — A man who worked for years as a welder has filed a lawsuit against dozens of companies alleging their negligence led to his contact with asbestos that ultimately was responsible for the lung cancer diagnosis he received.