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

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

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

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

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

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

Woman alleges late brother's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure, names Crane Co., others in suit

BELLEVILLE – A sister of a man who died after being diagnosed with lung cancer alleges the cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Arvinmeritor Inc., BWDAC Inc. named in suit by man who alleges products caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his exposure to asbestos during his nearly 50-year career caused lung cancer.

Contingency fees in opioid litigation raises question: Are suits warranted or to enrich private lawyers?

CONCORD, N.H. – In an addiction suit like the one St. Clair County filed against Purdue Pharma, the Supreme Court of New Hampshire must decide whether that state can retain private lawyers on a contingency fee basis.

St. Clair Co.'s opioid suit appears to pick up where Chicago litigation has stalled

St. Clair County’s suit alleging that pill makers addicted Illinois citizens to opioids for profit provides an answer to a Chicago judge who asked lawyers where the claim would go if it failed in his court.

Yandle cancels Alaskan’s asbestos trial three days from start; Plaintiff lawyer apologizes for mistakes and lack of preparedness

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle prepared for an asbestos trial but nobody else did, so the trial didn’t happen.