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Madison County jury returns defense verdict in asbestos trial; Hart: ‘You are speaking to our community with your verdict’

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2017

A Madison County jury returned a verdict in favor of defendant Hennessy Industries Inc. on Tuesday in a Michigan couple’s asbestos lawsuit.

Madison County asbestos trial to reconvene Feb. 27 in Stobbs’ court

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 21, 2017

A Madison County asbestos trial against Hennessy Industries has been adjourned until Feb. 27 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom.

Hennessy asks Stobbs to reconsider barred evidence after plaintiff expert ‘opens the door’ to alternative causation in Madison County asbestos trial

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 15, 2017

Hennessy Industries asked Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs to reconsider his order barring evidence of alternative asbestos causation at a rare Madison County asbestos trial.

Marine transport company denies liability in alleged botulism ingestion

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 29, 2015

Magnolia Marine Transport claims a man’s botulism illness was the result of his own negligence and was a pre-existing ailment.

Genesis Marine denies liability in man’s suit alleging crushed hand from 5,000-pound motor

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 1, 2015

A maritime company denies liability and claims an employee’s own negligence is to blame in his lawsuit alleging he was injured while installing a motor on a barge.

Short list of applicants includes three former associate judges; Run-off to be held in Third Circuit

By Ann Maher | Aug 13, 2015

Three applicants who've made it onto a short list of candidates for associate judge are ones who recently lost their jobs.

More than 300 Madison County asbestos cases set for trial this week settle

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 12, 2015

Each of the 316 asbestos cases set for trial this week in Madison County have settled.

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