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Turner Enterprises alleges it unknowingly purchased stolen construction equipment

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County business it was damaged when it purchased an excavator before knowing it had been stolen.

#MeToo movement long overdue

In his January 5 Argument in this paper, John Hopkins calls the #Me Too movement an organized witch hunt.

Widow weeks more than $50,000 from CBS Corp., others over husband's death

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

Daughter files suit against American Biltrite, others over father's cancer death

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her father's death from lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Widow files suit against Copes Vulcan Inc., others over husband's death

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

Government unions, your property tax bill and the power of giving

Balancing the scales at the bargaining table is an essential step in fixing the property tax problem.

Borg-Warner Morse TEC, others named in couple's asbestos injury suit

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from multiple companies over allegations of injuries sustained by asbestos exposure.

Former laborer names Goulds Pumps Inc., others in asbestos injury suit

BELLEVILLE – A man employed at various companies in Ohio throughout this career alleges that exposure to asbestos caused him to develop cancer.

Widow files suit against The Budd Co., others after husband's alleged asbestos-related death

BELLEVILLE – A widow of a former brake man/machine operator at Illinois Central Gulf Railroad in Chicago alleges her late husband's exposure to products containing asbestos led to his death from cancer.

Man alleges Agway Energy Services, failed to warn of asbestos dangers

BELLEVILLE – A former machine/boiler operator claims asbestos exposure caused lung cancer.

Widow sues Dana Cos., others over husband's cancer death

BELLEVILLE – A widow of a press operator/foreman alleges that exposure to products containing asbestos caused her late husband to develop lung cancer.

Northern District of Ohio judge picked to preside over opioid MDL

WASHINGTON – Multi district judges consolidated 155 opioid suits from 25 courts on Dec. 5, and chose District Judge Dan Polster of the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland to preside over them.

Man blames colon cancer on asbestos exposure from Aurora Pump, others' products

EDWARDSVILLE – A man alleges his colon cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his working career.

Former BNSF Railway alleges cancer diagnosis was caused by asbestos exposure

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

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

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

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

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

Madison County jury reaches defense verdict in medical malpractice suit

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

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