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Former St. Clair County aircraft mechanic files lawsuit over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

A former aircraft mechanic blames a handful of companies for exposing him to asbestos and causing health problems.

POMERANTZ LLP: Pomerantz LLP Appointed Lead Counsel in In re Synacor, Inc. Securities Litigation

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

POn July 6, 2018 Pomerantz LLP was appointed Lead Counsel in a class action lawsuit against Synacor, Inc. (“Synacor” or the “Company”) (SYNC) and certain of its officers.

Woman alleges exposure to asbestos during construction career caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former construction worker alleges that exposure to asbestos during her career caused her to develop cancer.

Former Merrill Lynch financial adviser alleges she was not given share of profits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 5, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A financial adviser alleges her former employer made fraudulent misrepresentations regarding compensation and benefits.

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.

Widow blames husband's lung cancer on asbestos exposure from Warner Morse, others' products

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 27, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure during his career.

Widow alleges husband died after being bitten by spiders at Freeburg rental property

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband died after being bitten by spiders at their rental property and that their landlords failed to exterminate the property.

Woman says exposure to asbestos caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

A couple is suing Metropolitan Life Insurance and a number of asbestos-related companies, alleging their negligence led to the wife's lung cancer.

Former machinist blames Union Pacific Railroad for lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

A former machinist is suing Union Pacific Railroad and other asbestos-related companies, saying their negligence led to his lung cancer.

Lung-cancer victim sues asbestos-related companies for negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

A lung-cancer victim is suing International Paper, Albany International, Trane US, 3M Company and other asbestos-related companies, alleging that negligence and failure to warn led to his ailment.

Widow alleges asbestos exposure from CBS Corp., others' products caused man's lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 19, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his employment.

General Electric Company, others allegedly failed to warn woman about dangers of working around asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 8, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC, General Electric Company and several other companies for alleged negligence.

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.

From Legal Newsline

Art imitates life: 'Billions' describes six-figure, part-time jobs on asbestos trusts

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The third season of the wildly popular show "Billions" premiered in March with a mention of an oddly arcane subject: asbestos bankruptcy trusts. The dialogue coming out of the mouth of prosecutor Chuck Rhodes, played by Paul Giamatti, becomes a little less mysterious when you look at who wrote it, however.

From Legal Newsline

No quit in trial bar after SCOTUS ruling, still filing lawsuits in favorite courts

By John O'Brien | Jun 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that dealt a blow to forum-shopping personal injury attorneys, companies threatened with sprawling, 50-state litigation have not been forced into defending cases all over the country.

Union Carbide Corp., others accused of negligently exposing man to asbestos fibers

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

An estate representative is suing CBS Corporation, Union Carbide Corp. and several other companies for alleged negligence.

From Cook County Record

Appeal judges mull 'troubling' questions on potential fallout from $3M verdict vs GSK over lawyer's suicide

By Dan Churney | May 31, 2018

With one judge saying he found “troubling” the potential harm to patients from decreased incentives for drug makers to develop new breakthrough medications, a federal appellate panel in Chicago hashed out some of the legal questions surrounding the appeal of jury’s verdict ordering GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 million to the widow of a Chicago lawyer who committed suicide, and whose family has accused the pharmaceutical company of failing to warn that a generic version of its drug Paxil could raise a patient’s risk of suicide.

From Cook County Record

Trial lawyer panel: Plaintiffs' lawyers adapting strategies to fit post-BristolMyersSquibb legal landscape

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 30, 2018

While the U.S. Supreme Court's Bristol Myers Squibb ruling has resulted in some big wins for businesses targeted by the plaintiffs' bar, new strategies and theories deployed by plaintiffs' lawyers may be blunting the further impact of that decision, despite high hopes from some it would largely thwart the ability of out-of-state plaintiffs to sue out-of-state defendants in a favorable court forum.

Man's cancer was wrongfully caused, suit filed in St. Clair County alleges

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A lawsuit alleges a man's lung cancer was a result of asbestos exposure.

Complaint against Trane, others alleges man's cancer was caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer alleges companies included asbestos fibers in their products.

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