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Farmers Insurance Exchange claims Madison County insurance agent misappropriated information

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 26, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County insurance agent is alleged to have used confidential information to switch customers to competitors while working as a contractor for an insurance company.

John Crane says Ford lawyers' asbestos sanctions motion a 'witch hunt' to advance 'implausible conspiracy theory'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 8, 2015

A manufacturer named as a defendant in about 75,000 asbestos personal injury cases nationwide has pushed back against a request for sanctions from lawyers representing Ford Motor Company, who have accused their client of being a “shill” to prevent other defendants from transferring cases out of Cook County Circuit Court, saying Ford has no basis to support an “implausible conspiracy theory” serving as a pretense for the chance to fish for privileged information.

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