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Asbestos attorneys drive another company into bankruptcy

By The Madison County Record | Nov 18, 2017

As companies making more prevalent, more toxic asbestos products went under, however, attention turned to – and an undue burden fell on – GP/Bestwall, which was named in roughly 80 percent of all mesothelioma cases over the last five years.

Man says lung cancer caused by products made by Caterpillar, Georgia-Pacific and more

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 29, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer is suing various asbestos-product manufacturers, alleging that their products caused his lung cancer.

Madison County asbestos motion docket June 20-24

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jun 15, 2016

More than 250 asbestos cases are docketed for the week of June 20 in Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' court.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 16-20

By Carrie Gonzalez | May 9, 2016

More than 80 asbestos lawsuits are scheduled for trial in Madison County during the week beginning May 16. The cases were filed between 2013 and 2015.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 9-13

By Carrie Gonzolaz | May 3, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on May 9 and 13 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobb's courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Man sues over allegations that asbestos exposure led to disease

By Molly English-Bowers | Apr 1, 2016

BELLEVILLE – A laborer is suing a number of companies, claiming his work exposed him to asbestos that led him to develop mesothelioma.

Couple seeks damages from husband's alleged exposure to asbestos

By Molly English-Bowers | Mar 7, 2016

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife are suing over his exposure to asbestos during the course of his work life.

Yandle cancels Alaskan’s asbestos trial three days from start; Plaintiff lawyer apologizes for mistakes and lack of preparedness

By Record News | Feb 24, 2016

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle prepared for an asbestos trial but nobody else did, so the trial didn’t happen.

Asbestos exposure cause of man's death, suit states

By Molly English-Bowers | Feb 19, 2016

BELLEVILLE – A widow and executor of the estate of her deceased husband is suing over his exposure to asbestos as the alleged cause of his death.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Feb. 16-19

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Feb 9, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. .16 and 19 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

More than 300 asbestos cases set for trial in Madison County Aug. 10

By Ann Maher | Aug 5, 2015

More than 300 asbestos cases are set for trial next Monday in a Madison County courtroom that seats about 100 spectators. The extraordinary number of cases are set to be presided over by the court's only asbestos judge - Stephen Stobbs, an associate judge.

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