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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.

Dow Chemical Company, others allegedly failed to warn individual about the dangers of asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing the Budd Company, Dow Chemical Company, John Crane Inc. and several other companies for alleged negligence.

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.

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.

Widow alleges husband exposed to asbestos in St. Clair County lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A widow has sued a number of companies claiming her husband was exposed to asbestos fibers.

Asbestos lawsuit filed against Armstrong International, Union Carbide

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator has sued a number of companies claiming a man's cancer was wrongfully caused.

From Cook County Record

Fair Maps Amendment not called for vote, deadline passes to place it on November 2018 ballot

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 7, 2018

Illinois voters will not get a chance to weigh in on the question of whether Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and other legislative leaders in the Democratic-controlled Illinois General Assembly should continue to hold the keys to drawing the state's legislative district maps, after the leaders of the state House and Senate refused to call a vote for a constitutional amendment designed to curtail their influence over the process.

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.

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