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Former BNSF Railway alleges cancer diagnosis was caused by asbestos exposure

BELLEVILLE – A man formerly employed by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Couple seeks more than $50,000 in St. Clair County asbestos case

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies, citing alleged negligence.

BNSF Railway Co., others named in suit by man who alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A former employee of Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and for other businesses alleges that asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Suit alleges negligence by BNSF Railway, dozens of other companies for asbestos-caused cancer death

BELLEVILLE — The estate of a former BNSF Railway worker who died of lung cancer in July filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court looking for damages from a number of companies that produced products containing asbestos.

Gilster-Mary Corp. ordered to pay half of attorney fees in liability case

EAST ST. LOUIS — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois ordered Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. (GML) to pay half of the attorney’s fees and costs to plaintiff BNSF Railway Co., following a dispute in a liability case.

Supreme Court urges legislature to reexamine tax on nursing home beds; Says just because a tax is permissible doesn’t mean its wise

Although it ruled in the state’s favor in a case challenging a tax imposed on nursing homes, the Illinois Supreme Court on Friday asked the legislature it take another look at the so-called “bed tax” and decide whether it’s really necessary to charge certain operators, like those that don’t participate in the Medicaid system or government-funded programs.

Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 12/8/2014


Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 8/11/2014

Monday, August 11

Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 4/14/2014

Monday, April 14

BNSF worker sues over alleged spinal injuries


BNSF worker claims spine, hip injuries resulted from his career


St. Clair County real estate June 10-14

June 10, 2013

Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 6/10/2013

Monday, June 10

BNSF sued over worker's low back injuries


BNSF seeks transfer of former employees' suit to Chicago


Madison County Asbestos Jury Docket: 1/6/2014

Monday, January 6

Former railroad workers seek $10M in FELA suit against BNSF; Plaintiffs allege asbestos exposure caused respiratory problems


Railroad worker sues over fall sustained while spraying weeds

A Madison County railroad company employee says he was hurt on the job when he fell while spraying for weeds.

BNSF Railway sued over worker's asbestos exposure

Gavin The wife of a recently deceased railroad worker has filed suit against her husband's former employer, alleging it contributed to his death by exposing him to asbestos fibers throughout his employment.

Madison County Civil Dockets: 3/26 - 3/30/2012

Monday, March 26