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CBS, GE, others failed to warn of asbestos risks, suit alleges

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing 10 companies, claiming they did not warn about the risks of working around asbestos.

Widow seeks over $50,000 in asbestos suit again AK Steel, others

BELLEVILLE — A lawsuit filed by a widow claims a number of companies failed to explain the risks of working with products containing asbestos.

Couple names Crane, others in asbestos suit after husband's cancer diagnosis

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies claiming the husband's cancer is related to asbestos exposure.

Fifth Third Bank claims Madison County residents defaulted on loan

A bank is suing Madison County residents, citing alleged breach of contract.

CBS Corp., GE, others accused of using asbestos in products

A special administrator is suing asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Man names Albany International Corp., others in suit over alleged asbestos injuries

BELLEVILLE – An iron worker alleges he developed lung cancer because of asbestos exposure during his career.

Opioid judge orders companies to pay bulk of special master costs because they have 'greater discretionary funding'

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors has ordered defendant companies to pay three-quarters of the costs of special masters who are overseeing settlement negotiations.

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Paul Hanly and Jayne Conroy belong to an exclusive 'club'

If the resolution of the opioid problem rightfully belongs to the legislative and executive branches and the defendants might be ready to settle, why get the courts involved in setting up an MDL? Who benefits from that?

Couple accuses Ameron International, others of negligence in asbestos suit

BELLEVILLE – A man formerly employed as a construction manager alleges his lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos while on the job.

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

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

Mother alleges taking Depakote while pregnant caused injuries to son

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

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

Associate judges present '7 Reasons to Leave the Party'

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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