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Suit alleges man developed lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 21, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC and dozens of other users of asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the husband's lung cancer.

Widow alleges asbestos products caused husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 21, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing Armstrong International Inc., Boeing and dozens of users of asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of her husband.

Florida man sues over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 11, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A Florida couple is suing dozens of users of asbestos products, alleging negligence led to the husband's illness.

Estate sues after man's death, claims companies were negligent and failed to warn

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2019

An estate representative is suing 3M Company, et al., asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Son suing asbestos manufacturers after father's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 25, 2019

A son is suing asbestos products manufacturers Armstrong International Inc. citing alleged negligence during the employment of his late father.

Widow alleges asbestos exposure caused husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 2, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing dozens of companies that used asbestos products, alleging failure to warn and negligence in the death of her husband.

County seeks chunk of plaintiff's wrongful death verdict after settlement offer rejected

By Record News | Jan 1, 2019

BENTON – St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson claims a wrongful death trial over the suicide of Bradley Scarpi in jail produced a verdict so small that Scarpi’s estate owes the county $111,513.66 for taking the case to trial.

Industrial companies accused of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Arvinmeritor Inc., Cooper Industries and Formosa Plastics Corp., USA, et al, after the husband allegedly was exposed to asbestos in the workplace.

Alabama resident sues over husband's lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Nearly two dozen manufactures are being sued over alleged asbestos exposure.

Manufacturing companies accused of exposing mechanic to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 5, 2018

A mechanic's death from alleged asbestos exposure prompted a recent lawsuit.

Manufacturing companies face lawsuit over alleged asbestos exposure.

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 3, 2018

A couple blame several manufacturing companies for exposure to asbestos.

Motorist sues car dealership over faulty airbag

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing a car dealership after her Mustang convertible's airbag failed to deploy during a collision in Florida.

Husband's alleged asbestos exposure leads to lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 7, 2018

The widow of a laborer blames a group of manufacturing companies of exposing her husband to asbestos.

Gibbons ordered to pay $2,500 FOIA penalty involving 2013 fatal crash

By John Breslin | Sep 7, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE –– Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons was ordered to pay a $2,500 civil penalty for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request filed by a man convicted in a fatal crash who alleges his plea deal was broken.

Former welder and bus driver blames companies for contact with asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A former laborer says exposure to asbestos gave him lung cancer.

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.

Widow files suit against Ford, Pontoon Beach officer over fatal collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 5, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A widow of a man killed in a collision in Madison County is seeking damages from the manufacturer of her husband's vehicle and the police officer that struck his vehicle.

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.

Maremont, other companies named in asbestos injury suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 29, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former mechanic alleges he was diagnosed with lung cancer last year and blames the diagnosis on exposure to asbestos during his career.

Arvimeritor, others named in couple's asbestos injury suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 29, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former mechanic alleges his lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos from various products he encountered during his career.

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