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BMS decision impacts more out of state plaintiffs in Just for Men litigation

EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon carried out a new Supreme Court decision limiting access of plaintiffs to courts in other states.

Herndon sets pretrial orders on hair dye lawsuit involving hundreds of plaintiffs

U.S. District Judge David Herndon entered a case coordination order in litigation against Just for Men hair coloring products that involving approximately 1,200 men in 11 cases in Illinois.

Rosenstengel denies plaintiff motion to sub regulatory expert for former FDA chief in upcoming Depakote trial

Former Food and Drug Administration director David Kessler can’t testify as an expert about regulation of seizure drug Depakote at a trial over birth defects, U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled on March 17.

Judge Crowder grants voluntary dismissal of suit alleging toxic exposure

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder granted voluntary dismissal in a man’s suit alleging he was exposed to toxic substances through Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. in East Alton.

Plaintiffs claim defendants harmed their business reputation through fraud

EDWARDSVILLE – Two California companies are suing over allegedly fraudulent business dealings.

Man alleging toxic exposure asks the court to compel discovery against Global Brass and Copper Holdings

A man claiming he was exposed to toxic substances through Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., in East Alton is asking the court to compel discovery in order to build his case or to at least find out who the proper defendant is in the suit.

Just For Men class actions removed to federal court in East St. Louis under CAFA; Combe says the cases have ‘no merit’ and little connection to Illinois and Missouri

Five Illinois lawsuits with roughly 1,200 plaintiffs alleging men were injured by the Just For Men hair dye products were recently removed to the U.S.

HealthPort Tech removes class action alleging it charged unauthorized fees for medical records

A health records company removed a Belleville attorney’s class action lawsuit alleging it charges unauthorized fees in Illinois and Missouri.

Global Brass and Copper Holdings seeks to dismiss suit alleging exposure to toxins

Global Brass and Copper Holdings claims it never employed a man who alleges the defendant exposed him to toxic substances Steven Allen Turner filed the lawsuit on Oct. 16 against Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., in East Alton. According to the complaint, Turner claims he was unknowingly exposed to toxic substances while working at the defendant’s facilities.

Fox Creek subdivision denies liability and counter sues builder of attorney’s sinking $1.1M home

Fox Creek subdivision defendants deny liability and countersue a builder accused of constructing a Madison County asbestos attorney’s $1.1 million home was built atop fill dirt in Edwardsville.

Builder of asbestos attorney’s $1.1 million sinking home counter sues Fox Creek subdivision

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Builder of asbestos attorney’s $1.1 million sinking home counter sues Fox Creek subdivision

The builder accused of constructing a Madison County asbestos attorney’s $1.1 million home atop fill dirt is counter-suing the construction company and Fox Creek subdivision defendants.

Belleville ambulance company claims its software was inoperable

A medical transport company claims a software firm provided it with software that doesn't work.

Splash City paint contractor denies liability for chipped paint

A paint contractor being sued over work performed on water slides at Splash City Family Waterpark in Collinsville denies responsibility for chipped paint.

MERS fires back at St. Clair County in class action; Says it accepted monetary benefits of mortgage system for 15 years

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Pharmaceutical company seeks to remove suits over Pradaxa drug from St. Clair County

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Lopinot denies MERs, lenders' motion to dismiss

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Five federal suits filed over NuvaRing; could be potential tag-along actions to Missouri MDL

KraftA handful of lawsuits have been filed in southern Illinois’ federal court over the prescription birth control drug known as NuvaRing.Filed between April and this month, the five suits are potential tag-along actions to multi-district litigation that was created in 2008 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.U.S. Judge Rodney W. Sippel is presiding over In re: NuvaRing

Defendants in MERS recording fee case file brief supporting motion to dismiss

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RDN Land Investment sues Swansea tenants

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