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Granite City, employee sued following crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 24, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Granite City resident alleges injuries following a collision with a city employee.

Ameron files motion for directed verdict in Madison County asbestos trial, says Bond Strand causation is 'speculative at best'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 21, 2018

Ameron International Corporation filed a motion for a directed verdict Thursday in an Edwardsville man’s mesothelioma trial, arguing that he failed to provide sufficient causation evidence regarding the defendant’s Bond Strand product.

Trial lawyer cash making its way into Fifth District race

By Ann Maher | Sep 17, 2018

The race to fill an open seat on the Fifth District Appellate Court has seen an infusion of trial lawyer campaign cash in recent weeks - from near and far.

O'Fallon resident faces lawsuit over early morning crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 14, 2018

An injured Belleville resident accuses a man from O'Fallon of falling asleep at the wheel and causing a car accident.

Asbestos litigation analysis shows downward trend - except for boom in St. Clair County

By Ann Maher | Sep 10, 2018

While asbestos filings in courts across the country appear to be declining, the number of new cases being filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court have more than doubled from a year ago.

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Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

MAYER BROWN: Nine Mayer Brown lawyers named “Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year”

By Press release submission | Aug 28, 2018

Mayer Brown announced today that nine lawyers have been named “Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year” in the following categories and cities.

Girl allegedly fractured leg at trampoline park

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 28, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A father and his daughter are suing the operators of a trampoline park after the girl allegedly fractured her leg at the park.

Man alleges cancer from glyphosate-containing herbicide

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 27, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A self-employed contractor and storeowner claims he developed cancer from using glyphosate-containing herbicide throughout his cancer.

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Lawsuit alleging attorney Mikal Watts deceived farmers, badmouthed class actions sent to Syngenta MDL

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 27, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Multidistrict Litigation Panel ordered that a lawsuit involving Texas attorney Mikal Watts and Syngenta will be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

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Citing 'character assassinations' of witnesses, Goodyear asks for new trial in $40 million asbestos case

By John Breslin | Aug 21, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawyer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., which was ordered by pay $40.1 million to a man who claimed he developed mesothelioma following exposure to asbestos, is asking a judge for a new trial.

GREENBURG TRAURIG LLP: 11 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 15.The 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Americarecognized 11 attorneys across seven practice areas from Greenberg Traurig, LLP’sPhiladelphia office.

Suit alleges manufacturers failed to warn about asbestos fibers in their products

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 16, 2018

A veteran and laborer wants to confront many well-known corporations in court over his alleged asbestos exposure.

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Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

Asbestos products blamed for man's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

Several asbestos manufacturers face a lawsuit over the death of a man allegedly exposed to asbestos.

Companies products caused lung cancer, Chambersburg couple says

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A couple from Chambersburg say several manufacturers exposed the husband to asbestos fibers.

Man's lung cancer prompts asbestos litigation

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A husband and wife brought a lawsuit against several manufacturers over alleged asbestos exposure.

How will campaigns that rely heavily on public union financing fare in light of Janus?

By Record News | Aug 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – Three public employee unions facing a new restriction on their political action gave State Rep. Jay Hoffman of Belleville $202,900 in the last two and a half years under the old rules.

Couple files asbestos lung cancer suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 2, 2018

A couple blames several product manufacturers for asbestos exposure, leading to the husband's diagnosis of lung cancer.

Husband and wife sue over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 31, 2018

Several manufacturers face a lawsuit over a man's asbestos exposure.

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