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Buffalo Air Handling Inc., others named in couple's asbestos injury suit

BELLEVILLE – A couple claims the husband's diagnosis of asbestosis was caused by exposure to asbestos fibers during his career.

Son alleges father was exposed to asbestos during career, which caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his father's lung cancer death was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Alfa Laval Inc., others named in widow's asbestos suit

EDWARDSVILLE – A widow is seeking damages over allegations her late husband's lung cancer death was caused by asbestos exposure.

Tennessee woman alleges asbestos exposure caused lung cancer

BELLEVILLE – A Tennessee couple has filed suit against several manufacturers over allegations asbestos exposure caused the wife to develop lung cancer.

Borg-Warner Morse TEC, others named in couple's asbestos injury suit

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from multiple companies over allegations of injuries sustained by asbestos exposure.

Sister files suit against Alfa Laval, others over allegations brother's cancer was asbestos related

BELLEVILLE – The sister of a former pipe fitter alleges his death from lung cancer was the result of asbestos exposure during his career.

Daughter sues asbestos products manufacturers over father's death

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman who serves as the estate administrator for her late father has filed a suit against several companies over allegations asbestos exposure caused her father's death from lung cancer.

Center Ethanol alleges Afton Chemical explosion caused power outage, equipment damage

BELLEVILLE – A Sauget company and its insurer are seeking damages after an explosion at a neighboring facility allegedly caused $1 million in damages.

Son alleges asbestos exposure contributed to father's death

BELLEVILLE – A son alleges that his father's death from cancer was contributed to by asbestos exposure.

Buffalo Air Handling, others named in suit by man who alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages from several corporations after the husband was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Former John Deere employee alleges asbestos exposure caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A former John Deere employee alleges exposure to asbestos from third parties caused him to develop lung cancer.

Woman seeks more than $50,000 from Alfa Laval, others for man's lung cancer death

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her decedent's lung cancer-related death was caused by exposure to asbestos.

Widow names Alfa Laval, Aurora Pump in asbestos suit

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges the negligence of several companies that used asbestos in the products contributed to her husband's death.

Railroad employee alleges back injuries from decades of work

EAST ST. LOUIS – A signalman alleges decades of work with a railway company has injured his back and rendered him disabled.

Tillery suit against economists highlights relationships between lawyers and judges in major litigation

BENTON – Former U.S. district judge Patrick Murphy, who represents lawyer Stephen Tillery as plaintiff in the court of Senior U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert, successfully defended Gilbert against an ethics complaint last year.

Justice reform groups continue push for venue, jurisdiction bills in Missouri Legislature

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling regarding jurisdiction that looks like a win for the business community doesn’t negate the need for legislation reforming the way the state’s courts settle venue and joinder matters, civil justice reform advocates say.

The idea of limited government takes time (like 561 years) to sink in

It took 561 years (from the Magna Carta to the Declaration of Independence) for the idea of limited government and political equality to infuse itself into Anglo-American culture. By 1776, enough people believed in the possibility, that they were willing to fight for it and organize a government based on it after a battlefield victory.

O'Fallon, Troy registered voter signatures sought for property tax freeze petition

A group interested in saving taxpayers money is looking for at least 1,250 registered voters in O’Fallon and Troy willing to sign a petition supporting property tax freeze, a spokesman for the group said during a recent interview.

Illinoisans deserve opt-out of ComEd's dangerous smart meters

Illinois is in the midst of an avoidable, man-made health crisis. What happens when the state faces Flint’s horrible position concerning water, but with electricity? ComEd’s smart meter deployment is creating just such a tragic situation. It is up to the residents to take action, push legislators and the Illinois Commerce Commission for a permanent opt-out, and protect the children in Illinois as well as all living beings in the state.

Americans for Prosperity continues campaign against property tax hike in Cahokia annexation referendum

Believing that new taxes won’t solve local government problems in Illinois, the state’s chapter of Americans For Prosperity continues its outreach to voters, urging them to oppose tax increase referenda in Tuesday’s elections.