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Former BNSF Railway alleges cancer diagnosis was caused by asbestos exposure

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 8, 2017, 7:42am

BELLEVILLE – A man formerly employed by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

East St. Louis landlord sues Allstate after coverage denied in house collapse

The Madison County Record Nov. 6, 2017, 2:47pm

BELLEVILLE – Allstate improperly denied coverage for the collapse of a house at 464 N. 31st Street in East St. Louis, according to the Sieron family of landlords.

Man allege exposure to asbestos from Borg-Warner Morse TEC, others caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 6, 2017, 10:05am

BELLEVILLE – A former employee at GE Lexington Lamp alleges exposure to asbestos through third parties caused him to develop lung cancer.

Husband and wife accuses AERCO International, others of negligence

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 17, 2017, 7:20am

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband's cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Former GE employee alleges asbestos exposure from other companies' products caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 8:26am

BELLEVILLE – A former General Electric employee alleges asbestos exposure caused his cancer.

Madison County jury reaches defense verdict in medical malpractice suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 3, 2017, 8:50pm

A Madison County jury reached a defense verdict in favor of Midwest Radiological Associates and one of its physicians in a medical malpractice suit alleging a doctor failed to recognize signs of lumbar infection, thus delaying emergency surgery.

Buffalo Air Handling, others named in suit by man who alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 28, 2017, 7:43am

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages from several corporations after the husband was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Woman claims asbestos exposure from family members contributed to lung cancer diagnosis

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 28, 2017, 7:42am

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges asbestos exposure during her employment and through her family members caused her to develop lung cancer.

Man seeks damages from BMW Constructors Inc., others over injuries allegedly caused by asbestos exposure

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 25, 2017, 7:05am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges exposure to asbestos during his career from the 1970s to 1990s caused him to develop lung cancer.

Medical malpractice suit alleging delayed lumbar surgery at trial in Matoesian’s court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 19, 2017, 8:33pm

Trial began Sept. 18 in Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s courtroom for a patient’s lawsuit alleging a physician put off an emergency lumbar surgery for too long.

Former College of DuPage board member files amended suit against watchdog group; ECW predicts it will fail

John Breslin Sep. 6, 2017, 4:27pm

A former College of DuPage Foundation Board member has filed an amended complaint against a watchdog group and its founders after the original complaint was dismissed.

Consumer claims Cherrybrook Kitchen brand products are not all natural

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 5, 2017, 12:11pm

BELLEVILLE – The maker of gluten-free baking mixes and frosting is alleged to have falsely represented that its products are all natural.

Former Oxford Paper Co. employee alleges he was exposed to asbestos by other manufacturers

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 5, 2017, 12:10pm

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that he developed lung cancer because of asbestos exposure during his career with the Navy and as a millwright at Oxford Paper Co./MeadWestvaco.

Widow names The Budd Co., others in asbestos suit

Philip Gonzales Aug. 28, 2017, 3:46pm

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband's death was caused by lung cancer related to asbestos exposure.

Former Pullman Standard employee alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 21, 2017, 3:51pm

BELLEVILLE – A couple has filed suit against several manufacturers over allegations that the husband now has lung cancer because of exposure to asbestos.

Widow alleges she did not receive life insurance benefits following husband's death

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 10, 2017, 2:04pm

EDWARDSVILLE – An Aviston woman alleges that her husband was electrocuted while tuck-pointing on a mult-story building in Alhambra because of unsafe conditions.

Arvinmeritor Inc., A.W. Chesterton Co. named in asbestos lawsuit by Michigan woman

Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 3, 2017, 1:40pm

BELLEVILLE – A Michigan woman alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos.

News vacuum opens door for start-up to focus on important things

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2017, 6:36am

That vacuum will provide an opportunity for a new political message and a new cable news messenger. This new entity will speak to those who are not adherents to the message of the crazy left or the crazy right. It will focus on how to achieve the goals listed above; jobs, a significant increase in family purchasing power, an optimistic future for children, and the ability for individuals to control their own senior years.

Plaintiffs in J&J talc cases hit with major setback; Mo. business leader says attitudes changing for better

W.J. Kennedy Jun. 21, 2017, 8:57am

ST. LOUIS - Legal experts following the Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuits in St. Louis say that even in the face of Monday’s declared mistrial of one of the cases on jurisdictional grounds, many of the hundreds of other cases will drag on “because so much money is involved.”

Mass actions have come to an end in state courts, Sotomayor laments

The Madison County Record Jun. 20, 2017, 4:27pm

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justices have put an end to mass actions in state courts against two or more defendants, according to a dissent they don’t dispute.