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Former St. Clair County aircraft mechanic files lawsuit over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

A former aircraft mechanic blames a handful of companies for exposing him to asbestos and causing health problems.

Reagan rejects nationwide uConnect class action, but certifies Illinois, Missouri, Michigan claims

By Record News | Jul 12, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – Belleville city attorney Brian Flynn can’t lead a class action for Chrysler owners nationwide but can lead an Illinois class, Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Reagan ruled on July 5.

Woman alleges exposure to asbestos during construction career caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former construction worker alleges that exposure to asbestos during her career caused her to develop cancer.

Belleville resident blames asbestos manufacturers for late father's mesothelioma

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman alleges her late father developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during his life.

Husband incurred medical expenses due to cancer diagnosis, St. Clair County lawsuit alleges

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple alleges companies didn't warn workers about the effects of asbestos exposure to the husband's health.

CBS, others accused of not warning of asbestos risks

By Lhalie Castillo | May 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer claims he developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos fibers during his career.

Widow alleges in suit against Crane, others that husband's cancer due to asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | May 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow claims a number of companies failed to warn about the dangers of asbestos.

Son sues Crane, Formosa over father's cancer death

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing a number companies, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence following his father's death due to cancer.

Widow seeks more than $50K in suit over husband's cancer death

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 10, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing a number of companies, claiming they failed to warn her husband about the risks of working with asbestos.

Couple names Crane, others in asbestos suit after husband's cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 10, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies claiming the husband's cancer is related to asbestos exposure.

Parties in UConnect case want May trial re-set; Harman challenges attorney Flynn’s standing

By Record News | Apr 4, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – Carmaker Chrysler and instrument maker Harman International have filed a joint motion with lawyer Brian Flynn of Belleville to scrub a May 14 trial on Flynn’s claim that hackers can seize control of his Jeep.

Road contractor plans to appeal $8.1 million jury verdict

By Record News | Apr 3, 2018

BENTON – Southern Illinois Asphalt plans to challenge a jury verdict holding it liable for $8,169,512.84 on a misrepresentation claim.

Man alleges asbestos in items used by Crane Co., Zurn Industries, others caused cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 2, 2018

A former laborer is suing a number of companies alleging their use of products containing asbestos caused cancer.

Man alleges exposure to asbestos from Crane Co., others caused cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 22, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man previously employed at various locations in Wisconsin alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop lung cancer.

Woman claims Armstrong International, Crane, others exposed husband to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 16, 2018

A widow has filed a lawsuit accusing a number of companies of exposing her husband to asbestos and citing alleged negligence.

Paul Hanly and Jayne Conroy belong to an exclusive 'club'

By The Madison County Record | Jan 30, 2018

If the resolution of the opioid problem rightfully belongs to the legislative and executive branches and the defendants might be ready to settle, why get the courts involved in setting up an MDL? Who benefits from that?

Widow weeks more than $50,000 from CBS Corp., others over husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 9, 2018

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

Daughter files suit against Akebono Brake Corp., others over father's cancer death

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 21, 2017

BELLEVILLE – An estate representative alleges her father's exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer.

Widow alleges Beazer, GE, others alleges companies didn't warn husband of asbestos risks

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 3, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing several companies, alleging negligence involving the death of her husband.

Man alleges light fixture at East St. Louis Subway restaurant fell on him

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 17, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A Cahokia man alleges he was injured in a restaurant by a falling light fixture.

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