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Plant manager accuses former employers of disability discrimination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A plant manager is suing his former employers, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Gleeson, Cruse and Emge respond to ICJL questionnaire on range of topics

By Ann Maher | Oct 16, 2018

Voters in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit - St. Clair, Monroe, Perry, Randolph and Washington counties - will be asked in next month's election whether circuit judges Andrew Gleeson (chief judge), Zina Cruse (at large judge) and Daniel Emge (Washington County resident judge) should be retained - yes or no.

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Lawsuit alleging attorney Mikal Watts deceived farmers, badmouthed class actions sent to Syngenta MDL

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 27, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Multidistrict Litigation Panel ordered that a lawsuit involving Texas attorney Mikal Watts and Syngenta will be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Man sues WATCO Companies following fall from boat

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 25, 2018

A deckhand blames WATCO Companies for creating an unsafe work environment aboard a boat.

Oil field driller alleges adequate warnings were not provided by Goodyear, others regarding asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man last employed as a driller in a Louisiana oil field alleges he developed lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos.

Husband and wife allege Goodyear, others didn't explain asbestos risks

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple claims the husband developed lung cancer after being exposed to asbestos fibers during his career.

Plaintiffs seek more than $50K in case over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | May 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages, claiming the husband's cancer was wrongfully caused.

American Family Insurance accused of not settling underinsured motorist claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A driver and passenger claim an insurance company failed to approve an underinsured-motorist claim after they were injured in a car crash.

Lawsuit filed in St. Clair County accuses companies of not warning of asbestos risks

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 15, 2018

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

Suit against Honda, others alleges man's cancer diagnosis was due to asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 11, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow is seeking damages, claiming her husband's cancer diagnosis was due to exposure to asbestos.

Man alleges he was exposed to asbestos while working in Peoria

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A couple claims the husband developed lung cancer after exposure to asbestos while working in Peoria.

Man claims Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., others failed to warn of dangers of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former laborer alleges his lung cancer was wrongfully caused by asbestos exposure.

Non-commercial drivers sue employers for unpaid wages

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 13, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — Non-commercial drivers filed a class-action lawsuit against their employers for allegedly refusing to pay the required minimum wages and overtime compensations.

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.

Man sues PNC Bank alleging wrongful garnishment

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 17, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A St. Louis man alleges his bank account was wrongfully garnished after a judgment was filed against his soon-to-be former wife.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 2

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Apr 26, 2016

The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on May 2 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Feb. 29

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Feb 23, 2016

The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 29 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Feb. 24

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Feb 16, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 24 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Flooring companies seek to dismiss man’s lawsuit alleging chemical exposures caused Parkinson’s disease

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Feb 9, 2016

Story CopySeveral flooring companies seek to dismiss a man’s lawsuit alleging he developed Parkinson’s disease after years of working with chemicals in the flooring business.

Two drivers, trucking firm sued over crash involving minor

By Molly English-Bowers | Jan 22, 2016

A Kansas woman and her daughter are suing over injuries the minor child received, alleging that the injuries occurred when two vehicles operated in a negligent manner collided with the vehicle in which the child was a passenger.

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