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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.

Couple seeks more than $50,000 in St. Clair County asbestos case

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 3, 2017, 7:43am

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies, citing alleged negligence.

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.

Xarelto plaintiff attorney challenges BMS ruling at Seventh Circuit

The Madison County Record Oct. 30, 2017, 9:40am

CHICAGO – St. Louis lawyer John Driscoll has petitioned appellate judges of the U.S. Seventh Circuit to restore the right of all Americans to sue in Illinois courts.

Widow files suit against ANCO Insulations Inc., others over husband's lung cancer death

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 19, 2017, 8:52am

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

Champaign A & K Insulation Co., others named in couple's asbestos suit

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 19, 2017, 8:52am

BELLEVILLE – A man formerly employed by various companies in Rockford and Madison alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop cancer.

Man sues PNC Bank alleging wrongful garnishment

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 17, 2017, 8:00am

BELLEVILLE – A St. Louis man alleges his bank account was wrongfully garnished after a judgment was filed against his soon-to-be former wife.

Couple names Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, others in asbestos suit

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 25, 2017, 7:09am

BELLEVILLE – A couple has filed suit over allegations that the husband's lung cancer was wrongfully caused by exposure to asbestos.

Consumers claim Kraft Heinz Foods mixed nuts contain more peanuts than advertised

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 22, 2017, 7:11pm

BELLEVILLE – Two St. Clair County consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Kraft Heinz Foods, alleging it misrepresented the amount of peanuts in its mixed nuts.

Arvinmeritor Inc., BWDAC Inc. named in suit by man who alleges products caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 21, 2017, 3:48pm

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his exposure to asbestos during his nearly 50-year career caused lung cancer.

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.

Woman alleges injuries from train collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:28am

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman alleges she was injured when a car she was riding in was struck by a train.

CSX engineer claims driver for transportation service slammed door on his head

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 13, 2017, 9:30am

BELLEVILLE — A locomotive engineer claims a driver hired to transport employees injured him by shutting a door on his head.

District Court throws out sexual harassment case from nurse against employer Wexford

Sara McCleary Jun. 2, 2017, 3:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted summary judgment in favor of defendants Wexford Health Sources and a supervisor in a sexual harassment case.

Inmate's claim that medications made him commit 2006 murder thrown out for being filed too late

Angela Underwood Apr. 21, 2017, 2:49pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A convicted murderer's civil action against three drugmakers arguing his medication made him commit the crime was dismissed after a magistrate judge threw it out on grounds of timeliness.

Former Dow, General Steel workers hear from compensation reps

Sara McCleary Apr. 7, 2017, 9:40am

Representatives of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) were on hand April 5 to answer questions from former employees of Dow Chemical and General Steel Industries.

Lawyers at odds over Restatement of Law covering liability insurance

W.J. Kennedy Sep. 23, 2016, 7:06am

PHILADELPHIA - Insurance and business defense attorneys are sparring with the drafters of a powerful legal document that will influence the outcome of insurance liability cases.

Couple sue, alleging damages due to asbestos

Molly English-Bowers Apr. 5, 2016, 6:11pm

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife are suing over the husband's alleged exposure to asbestos during his working life; she claims she has been damaged as well.

Widow seeks damages for the alleged asbestos-caused death of her husband

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 30, 2016, 5:20pm

BELLEVILLE – The widow of a man who spent his entire working life around asbestos is suing over his death. Negligence and fraudulent misrepresentation are among the counts.

Man with lung cancer claims asbestos exposure and negligence

Molly English-Bowers Mar. 21, 2016, 7:35pm

BELLEVILLE – A former laborer is suing over his exposure to asbestos that allegedly led to him developing lung cancer. Negligence is among the charges.