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Asbestos-related lung cancer prompts suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 25, 2018

A laborer blames a host of manufacturers for his lung cancer.

Widow alleges husband's lung cancer caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 4, 2018

A widow accuses several manufacturing companies of failing to warn her husband about the toxic effects of asbestos.

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.

Greensfelder continues 14-year membership with Meritas

By Devastasha Beaver | Aug 26, 2018

For the fifth time in a row, the law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale earned a coveted recertification with Meritas, a global legal network.

Laborer alleges lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 17, 2018

A former welder claims several manufacturers hid the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Customer sues Target over trip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE— A customer accuses a local Target store of negligence after he allegedly tripped and fell on an uneven walkway.

Woman sues Shop 'n' Save over slip, fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 17, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A customer who slipped and fell while shopping for groceries accuses Shop 'n' Save of negligence.

Seventh Circuit allows class action objector to target side bargains

By Record News | Jul 3, 2018

CHICAGO – Ted Frank of the Center for Class Action Fairness can pursue a claim that phony objectors cheated a class, U.S. Seventh Circuit judges ruled on June 26.

CBS Corporation, others accused of negligently exposing man to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 8, 2018

An estate representative is suing CBS Corporation, 3M Company and several other companies for alleged negligence.

Man claims Riley Power, others should have known about asbestos' effects on human health

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former mechanic claims he developed mesothelioma and that it is an asbestos-induced disease.

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.

Suit filed in St. Clair County alleges man's cancer was caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man claims he was exposed to asbestos during his career.

Shopper sues over slip, fall at Edwardsville Best Buy

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 6, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A shopper is suing Best Buy after she allegedly slipped on ice in the parking lot at the Edwardsville store.

Supply company denies liability in suit alleging man died while transporting strawberries in dry ice

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 17, 2018

A supply company denies liability and seeks to dismiss a wrongful death suit alleging a truck driver died from transporting strawberries packed in dry ice.

Suit alleges man died while transporting fruit packed in dry ice

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 20, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE – The widow of a Missouri man filed a wrongful death suit, alleging her husband died from transporting fruit packed in dry ice.

District Court grants summary judgment in case involving thousands of pages of FOIA requests

By Dee Thompson | Apr 12, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — District Judge David R. Herndon has granted summary judgment to defendants in a case in which a former FDA employee submitted numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and other correspondence over a three-year period regarding a glucose monitoring system.

Chicago alderman saved Trump $11.7 million in property tax appeal scheme

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | May 2, 2016

A new report revealed that Klafter & Burke, a property-tax law firm owned by Chicago Alderman Ed Burke, helped Donald Trump cut property taxes on his downtown Chicago hotel by nearly 40 percent over seven years, saving Trump and his investors $11.7 million.

Men allege Travelers Insurance invaded their privacy following collision

By Molly English-Bowers | Jan 6, 2016

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Illinois men are suing a motorist and Travelers Insurance over injuries they say they suffered as the result of an automobile collision.

General Mills denies liability in man’s suit over alleged gold tooth in biscuit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 31, 2015

General Mills claims that its Pillsbury biscuit product was altered after it left the defendant’s control in a man’s suit alleging he discovered someone’s gold tooth when he bit into a baked biscuit.

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