ST. LOUIS – Jurors on July 12 handed Johnson & Johnson a body-blow, levying a total $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages to 22 women who claimed its talcum powder contained asbestos that caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
ST. LOUIS – Attorneys for both sides claimed the other fabricated science during closing remarks on July 11 after a month-long trial in a lawsuit in which 22 women allege the baby powder they used made by Johnson & Johnson gave them ovarian cancer.
BELLEVILLE — A woman filed a class action alleging infant teething gel is falsely marketed as "all natural."
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's death from lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his life.
BELLEVILLE – Several corporations have been named as defendants a couple's suit over allegations of injuries from asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband died after being bitten by spiders at their rental property and that their landlords failed to exterminate the property.
An Illinois couple is suing McWane Inc. and other asbestos-related companies, alleging that negligence and failure to warn led to the man's lung cancer.
BELLEVILLE — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Birds Eye Foods for allegedly falsely advertising the serving size of its pasta.
Appeals judges: Chicago not right court for John Crane's asbestos fraud RICO claims vs Simon Greenstone, Shein Law
A federal appeals panel in Chicago has agreed industrial seals and couplings maker John Crane Inc. should be afforded the chance to air its claims two law firms allegedly engaged in racketeering and fraud in the way they pressed asbestos-related personal injury claims against the company in the past. However, the judges also agreed with lower court judges that Chicago federal court is not the right place for John Crane can pursue its claims.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County resident claims her father was exposed to products containing benzene.
An individual is suing Bechtel Corporation, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company and several other companies for alleged negligence.
BELLEVILLE — A lawsuit alleges a man's lung cancer was a result of asbestos exposure.
BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies, alleging they failed to warn of the risks of being exposed to asbestos.
BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator has sued a number of companies claiming a man's cancer was wrongfully caused.
BELLEVILLE — A couple claims the husband incurred medical expenses after being diagnosed with cancer.
BELLEVILLE — A consumer has filed a lawsuit against a food manufacturer claiming a product was wrongly advertised as "all natural."
Mom of victim: Ultimatum from lawyer, paternity test led to regrettable settlement with Tony Stewart
PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The mother of a race car driver killed nearly four years ago by famed NASCAR driver Tony Stewart says she felt cornered into settling her wrongful death lawsuit by her high-profile lawyer who threatened to abandon the case if it went to trial – an allegation disputed by the attorney.
BELLEVILLE — A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages, claiming the husband's cancer was wrongfully caused.
BELLEVILLE — A couple has filed a lawsuit seeking damages from a number of companies after the husband was diagnosed with cancer.
BELLEVILLE — A consumer is suing a supermarket chain for allegedly misleading customers about the peanut content in its mixed nuts.