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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.

Estate administrator seeks damages from Garden Denver, others after man's lung cancer death

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 23, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A number of companies are being sued after a man died of lung cancer.

Former laborer seeks more than $50,000 from Honeywell, others after cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 2, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer has filed a lawsuit against a number of companies after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Couple accuses Honeywell, others for husband's cancer diagnosis in asbestos exposure claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 25, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence over asbestos exposure.

Dow Chemical, others alleged to have exposed man to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 22, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A couple alleges exposure to asbestos caused the husband to develop lung cancer.

Man alleges boneless wings contained foreign object at Buffalo Wild Wings

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 20, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man claims he bit into a foreign object while eating boneless wings at the O'Fallon Buffalo Wild Wings.

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