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Mother alleges taking Depakote while pregnant caused injuries to son

Noddy A. Fernandez Nov. 13, 2017, 4:40pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Texas mother is suing pharmaceutical companies for allegedly designing a defective medication for seizures, bipolar disorder and migraines.

Widow alleges Beazer, GE, others alleges companies didn't warn husband of asbestos risks

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 3, 2017, 7:42am

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing several companies, alleging negligence involving the death of her husband.

Associate judges present '7 Reasons to Leave the Party'

Karen Kidd Nov. 3, 2017, 7:37am

SHILOH – Two St. Clair associate circuit court judges running in next year's general election to fill vacancies on the bench recently presented a program to teenagers about the consequences of making poor choices, according to a press release.

Class action alleges Pure Romance Pure Naked product not all natural as claimed

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 1, 2017, 4:15pm

BELLEVILLE – A consumer claims that she was deceived by a personal care company's labeling that some of its products were 100 percent all-natural.

Mother claims makers of Depakote failed to warn of use during pregnancy

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 11, 2017, 10:40am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A North Carolina mother is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn of the side effects of taking Depakote during pregnancy.

Judges: Asbestos plaintiff not harmed by ruling barring testimony from doctor over exposure theories

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 5, 2017, 7:33am

A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused to upend a jury’s verdict against a retired pipefitter, who had claimed Owens-Illinois and ExxonMobil should be held liable for his lung cancer, because possible exposure to asbestos on work sites decades ago, and not a 30-year, pack-and-a-half-a-day cigarette smoking habit, had caused the illness.

Mother claims creators of Depakote failed to disclose the side of effects during pregnancy

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 22, 2017, 4:41pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A mother is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn of the side effects of taking Depakote during pregnancy.

Widow alleges asbestos exposure contributed to husband's death

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 20, 2017, 11:59am

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

Collector sues Madison County business on behalf of US Bank for unpaid loan

Noddy A. Fernandez May 24, 2017, 9:09am

EDWARDSVILLE — A loan collection agency is suing a Madison County business and its owner, citing alleged breach of contract for failing to pay a loan.

Progressive brings suit against motorist for 2015 crash at North Belt East and Orchard

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:34pm

BELLEVILLE — An insurance company is suing a motorist, citing alleged negligence while causing a collision with its insured client.

Security expert discusses best cyber protection strategies for law firms and legal professionals

Robert Lawson Jan. 27, 2017, 11:20am

Cyber crime and hacking seem to be featured in the news more often than ever in this technological era, and many legal professionals  wonder how they can protect their firms from attacks and breaches of security. 

Nationwide accuses plaintiff of arson in trial under way in St. Clair County

Christina Stueve Hodges Jan. 9, 2013, 8:38am

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Trial involving denied fire claim to start Monday in St. Clair County

Christina Stueve Hodges Jan. 3, 2013, 1:11pm

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Tile company says insurer wrongfully denied fire claim

Kelly Holleran Dec. 30, 2008, 9:41am

The owner and operator of a Caseyville business has filed suit against Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, alleging the company wrongfully denied their claim after their business caught on fire.