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Former laborer claims he was exposed to asbestos at North Carolina locations

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 9, 2017, 6:54am

BELLEVILLE – A laborer is suing multiple companies over an alleged failure to warn of the harmful effects of asbestos fibers.

Army veteran claims he developed cancer due to asbestos in companies' products

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 3, 2017, 7:56am

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies for alleged failure to warn of the dangerous effects of asbestos.

Madison County asbestos trial ends in settlement

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 17, 2017, 4:31pm

A Madison County asbestos trial ended in a settlement Monday in associate judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom.

Borg-Warner Corp., others accused of causing man's cancer due to asbestos fibers

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 10, 2017, 9:44am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges exposure to asbestos during his employment in residential construction and as a machine operator at an Alabama plant caused lung cancer.

Laborer alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer, seeks damages from Bird Inc., others

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 3, 2017, 8:07am

BELLEVILLE – A laborer is seeking damages from companies that manufactured or sold products containing asbestos over allegations the exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Man alleges Arvinmeritor Inc., others' negligence caused asbestos-related cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 28, 2017, 3:40pm

BELLEVILLE – A laborer alleges exposure to asbestos during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Former carpenter alleges CBS Corp., others failed to warn of asbestos dangers

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 20, 2017, 11:58am

BELLEVILLE – A carpenter alleges exposure to asbestos during his career caused lung cancer.

Arvinmeritor Inc., A.W. Chesterton Co. named in asbestos lawsuit by Michigan woman

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 3, 2017, 1:40pm

BELLEVILLE – A Michigan woman alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos.

Alcoa Inc., CBS Corp., others named in representative's alleged asbestos death suit

Angelica Saylo Pilo Jul. 24, 2017, 9:03am

BELLEVILLE – An Arizona man alleges his decedent died of lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

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

Noddy A. Fernandez May 29, 2017, 10:47am

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

Couple claims companies including 3M, Dow Chemical liable for husband's lung cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez May 29, 2017, 10:45am

BELLEVILLE — A husband and wife are suing dozens of companies that manufactured asbestos products, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Former welder files asbestos-related lawsuit in St. Clair

David Hutton Apr. 18, 2017, 8:42am

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.

Couple sues slew of companies for asbestos-containing materials after husband develops cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 12, 2017, 7:09am

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Air & Liquid Systems Corp., Aurora Pump Co., CBS Corp., Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc., Flowserve Corp., FMC Corp. and others, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries for manufacturing products containing asbestos.

Couple names 51 defendants in asbestos exposure case

Dee Thompson Mar. 18, 2017, 10:31am

BELLEVILLE — A man has filed suit claiming products containing asbestos caused his mesothelioma, and his wife is claiming she was exposed to asbestos fibers on her husband’s clothes. Both allege that multiple defendants are liable for the damages and that they conspired to withhold information about the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Estate administrator sues manufacturers of asbestos products for alleged negligence

Michael Abella Oct. 21, 2016, 7:32am

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator has filed suit against dozens of businesses who manufacture or work with products containing asbestos for alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence.

Flint Law adds lawyers to expand asbestos practice

Mike Helenthal Sep. 16, 2016, 7:44am

Flint Law Firm LLC recently announced the addition of two asbestos litigators and a new associate, stating the additions signal “new growth in all areas of the firm.”

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

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 12, 2015, 10:37am

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