Jeff Hebrank Even though Madison County made the American Tort Reform Association's "judicial hellhole" list for the fifth consecutive year, defendants in cases seeking at least $1 million in damages have fared very well here this year.
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A Madison County jury cleared Bondex International and Georgia Pacific of any wrongdoing in the county's first asbestos trial of 2006.
Mark Phillips When Georgia-Pacific and Bondex International get their chance to defend themselves in a Madison County asbestos trial next week they'll introduce some unusual evidence.
Chris Panatier An 84-year-old woman from Burbank, Ill. is asking a Madison County jury to award her damages because she was exposed to asbestos while washing her husband's work clothes between 1966 and 1970.