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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

David Mueller

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

Bruce R. Cook

Tile company says insurer wrongfully denied fire claim

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.