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Estate administrator seeks damages from Garden Denver, others after man's lung cancer death

BELLEVILLE — A number of companies are being sued after a man died of lung cancer.

FedEx, driver sued over I-55 rear-end collision

EDWARDSVILLE — A FedEx driver is accused of following a vehicle too closely in a crash on Interstate 55 in Pin Oak Township.

Suit claims Blackmer Pump, others didn't explain how to safely work around asbestos

BELLEVILLE — Two people are accusing a number of companies of not warning about the risks of working around asbestos.

Couple names A.O. Smith, others in asbestos lawsuit after wife's cancer diagnosis

BELLEVILLE — A couple has filed a lawsuit against a number of companies alleging they didn't exercise due care and caution for the safety of others.

Man alleges asbestos in items used by Crane Co., Zurn Industries, others caused cancer

A former laborer is suing a number of companies alleging their use of products containing asbestos caused cancer.

Former laborer seeks more than $50,000 from Honeywell, others after cancer diagnosis

BELLEVILLE — A former laborer has filed a lawsuit against a number of companies after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Couple accuses Honeywell, others for husband's cancer diagnosis in asbestos exposure claim

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing a number of companies, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence over asbestos exposure.

Motorist sues over rear-end collision

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision.

Couple blames husband's lung cancer on asbestos in Honeywell, other companies' products

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages from several companies over allegations that the husband's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Husband and wife allege asbestos product manufacturers failed to warn of dangers

BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking damages from several manufacturers over allegations the husband's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.

Daughter names Copes Vulcan, others in asbestos suit over father's death

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her father's cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Man alleges asbestos exposure from A.O. Smith Corp., others' products caused cancer

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that his exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer.

Motorist sues over Mississippi Avenue collision

BELLEVILLE – A Cahokia man alleges he was injured when a Sauget driver struck his vehicle in St. Clair County.

Student lender claims it is owed more than $65,000

BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman is alleged to have failed to pay a loan.

Supreme Court puts hold on Cook Co. judge accused of abusing authority in pursuing sanctions in asbestos case

The Illinois Supreme Court, acting in response to a request from lawyers who claim they and others have been targeted by a “rogue” Cook County judge, has stepped in to slap a hold on potential sanctions proceedings against lawyers and litigants on both sides of an asbestos personal injury case, blocking the judge, for now, from continuing his bench investigation of what he said resembled an improper “grand bargain” between plaintiffs’ lawyers and those for defendant gasket maker John Crane Inc.

Student loan servicer steering borrowers into costly repayment programs, class action claims; Plaintiff is former local assistant AG

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services has until April 24 to respond to a proposed class action claiming financially stressed borrowers were steered into costly repayment programs instead of more affordable income-driven repayment options.

Student loan servicer's practices not in borrower's best interest, class action complaint says

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Shiloh woman has filed a more than $5 million class action against her student-loan servicer, who she claims steered her and possibly thousands of other financially stressed borrowers into repayment programs that benefited the servicer more than the borrowers.

Workers' comp attorney praises Wisconsin governor for proposed elimination of review board

CHICAGO – An Illinois workers’ compensation attorney who calls Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker a genius is saluting the politician for his proposed elimination of an independent review board for workers’ compensation cases.

Illinois considers adopting a more portable bar exam

The Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar is looking for input on a proposal to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination — a multistate bar exam by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, which is becoming the standard of bar exams across the country.

Yandle cancels Alaskan’s asbestos trial three days from start; Plaintiff lawyer apologizes for mistakes and lack of preparedness

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle prepared for an asbestos trial but nobody else did, so the trial didn’t happen.