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Guardian claims TD Ameritrade, Bank of America allowed unauthorized account withdrawals

BELLEVILLE — An estate guardian is suing two financial institutions for allegedly allowing unauthorized individuals to withdraw more than $413,000 from an account.

Asbestos Claimant Committee's motion to reconsider counsel withdrawn in Bestwall bankruptcy proceeding

Bankruptcy judge Laura Beyer withdrew an omnibus motion to reconsider approval of counsel for Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia pacific, in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.

Bestwall objects to claimants' effort to bump its counsel; Asbestos lawyers say GP's firm is conflicted

Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia Pacific, objects to a motion filed by the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants requesting the bankruptcy court to reconsider its approval of the debtor’s counsel in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.

Son files suit against Grinnell, others over late father's alleged asbestos injuries

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his late father's lung cancer was a result of asbestos exposure during his career.

Reason, fear and the politics of hysteria

The election for the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama is now history. Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated Republican Roy Moore by a margin of 2 percent, the exact amount of write-in votes filed on behalf of alternative GOP candidates. While the results may have been surprising to some, it certainly is not an omen for the future, but more of aberration.

Man sues PNC Bank alleging wrongful garnishment

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

Credit reporting agencies violated FCRA in reporting old debt, consumer claims

EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois consumer is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC, claiming the credit reporting agencies failed to observe her bankruptcy and reported on discharged debt.

Madison County asbestos case settles after 14 jurors picked

Behnen By the time asbestos attorneys whittled a jury from 53 to 14, the case settled at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday in Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison's courtroom.

Updated: Jury selection starts in asbestos case in Harrison's court

Gori A New York attorney interviewed 53 prospective jurors about their backgrounds and careers and whether those factors could affect their judgment in an asbestos case readying for trial in Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison's courtroom.

Simmons and Bifferato continue filing asbestos in Delaware

Simmons WILMINGTON, Del. – John Simmons of East Alton and Ian Bifferato of Wilmington must like litigating together.

Pennsylvania company is 89th to collapse under asbestos claims

Robreno PHILADELPHIA - Durabla Manufacturing, a Pennsylvania company that made sealing products, collapsed under the weight of 108,000 asbestos suits.

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