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Couple seeks damages in asbestos lawsuit against Goulds Pumps, others

BELLEVILLE — A number of companies have been named in a lawsuit alleging a man's cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Suit claims Blackmer Pump, others didn't explain how to safely work around asbestos

BELLEVILLE — Two people are accusing a number of companies of not warning about the risks of working around asbestos.

Woman sues Texaco and others over deceased husband's alleged asbestos exposure

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband was exposed to asbestos during his employment, which led to him developing cancer and causing his death.

Buffalo Air Handling, others named in asbestos injury suit by couple

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife have filed suit against several companies over allegations exposure to asbestos from their products caused the husband to develop lung cancer.

Local radio personality/candidate disavowed by GOP lashes out at being censured

Radio personality and Republican candidate for state Senate Bob Romanik said on air today that he didn't "give a damn" about action the county GOP organization took last week in condemning his candidacy.

Gori and O'Brien want to veto opposing counsel

What if you could object to your opponent's counsel on any pretext? It would be simple enough to show, for instance, that said counsel was biased in his own client's favor.

Office Depot customer alleges automatic doors closed on him, causing injuries

BELLEVILLE – An Office Depot customer alleges he was injured when he was struck by automatic doors at the store.

Widow files suit against ArcelorMittal USA Inc., others over husband's death

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's cancer-related death was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Former Ford Foundry employee alleges asbestos exposure caused lung cancer

BELLEVILLE – A couple alleges the husband's employment at a foundry exposed him to asbestos.

Asbestos attorneys drive another company into bankruptcy

As companies making more prevalent, more toxic asbestos products went under, however, attention turned to – and an undue burden fell on – GP/Bestwall, which was named in roughly 80 percent of all mesothelioma cases over the last five years.

Husband and wife accuses AERCO International, others of negligence

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband's cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

United Auto Defense sued over vehicle service contracts

BELLEVILLE – Three corporations and a limited liability company allege that they were not paid for the sales of vehicle service contracts.

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

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

For one day, be an American

It would be so pleasant to see instead the veils of partisan rancor drop, if just for one day. It would be so encouraging to see that for just one day, the delusional blame game with the Russians be temporarily set aside. It would be so beneficial to our Nation, that for just one day, these crybabies would no longer be Democrats, no longer be Liberals, but Americans instead.

Study indicates state judges show partisanship; pressures go away during last term of office, report says

WASHINGTON  – A group of independent researchers have published a study that looks at the relationship between state judges and partisan decisions and concluded that judges are systematically biased.

Madison County asbestos motion docket June 20-24

More than 250 asbestos cases are docketed for the week of June 20 in Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' court.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 16-20

More than 80 asbestos lawsuits are scheduled for trial in Madison County during the week beginning May 16. The cases were filed between 2013 and 2015.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 9-13

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on May 9 and 13 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobb's courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Man sues over allegations that asbestos exposure led to disease

BELLEVILLE – A laborer is suing a number of companies, claiming his work exposed him to asbestos that led him to develop mesothelioma.

Couple seeks damages from husband's alleged exposure to asbestos

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife are suing over his exposure to asbestos during the course of his work life.