News from August 2008

Dump truck driver's estate sues company for interstate death

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 28, 2008

Michelle Kopsie and Brandy Janssen have filed a suit on behalf of Terry Adams against Carl McGaughey, II, McGaughey Trucking and McGaughey Construction, alleging Adams died as a result of injuries sustained while he was driving a dump truck owned by McGaughey.

Lung cancer blamed on asbestos, Tennessee plaintiff says

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 28, 2008

A Tennessee man recently diagnosed with lung cancer has filed an asbestos suit against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the disease was wrongfully caused.

Suit filed in Highway 40 auto accident

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 28, 2008

Paul E. Lara and Melena Lara filed suit against Jeremy J. Quistorff and St. Louis Seal, Inc., alleging Paul was injured after his vehicle and Quistorff's collided.

Minnesotan files asbestos complaint in Madison County

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 28, 2008

A Minnesota man recently diagnosed with mesothelioma has filed an asbestos suit against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the disease was wrongfully caused.

Colorado claimant files asbestos suit on behalf of father

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 28, 2008

A Colorado man has filed an asbestos suit on behalf of his father against 13 defendant corporations, claiming the mesothelioma his father was diagnosed with was wrongfully caused.

FELA suit filed against ICR

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 29, 2008

Myron Cunningham has filed suit against Illinois Central Railroad Company, alleging he was injured while working for the company.

Tri-County Feed Mill files suit on unpaid bills

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 29, 2008

Tri-County Feed Mill, Inc., has filed a complaint against Amy Bouvett and Porco, Inc., alleging they failed to pay for goods delivered to them.

Route 13 rear-end collision prompts suit

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 29, 2008

Philamina Johnson has filed suit against Lyvern Adams, alleging she was seriously injured in a rear-end collision.

Fairview Heights accident subject of suit

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 29, 2008

Kenneth R. Kiefer, Jr. has filed suit against Leland C. Nollau, alleging he was injured in a collision.

Metz to retire after 47-year career in St. Clair County government

By Ann Knef | Aug 29, 2008

Metz Front line duty as a field artillery soldier changed everything for St. Clair County Circuit Clerk Barney Metz. Had it not been for World War II, the veteran and 47-year public servant might have just followed the routine of his time.

Asbestos: It's irresistible!

By The Madison County Record | Aug 30, 2008

The Madison County's trial bar's favorite mineral is back.

Biden choice shows Obama doesn't believe his own rhetoric

By Dan Proft | Aug 31, 2008

Barack Obama learned an important lesson from John Kerry's 2004 Presidential campaign--do not express two contradictory positions in the same sentence. Instead, wait awhile.

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