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A total of seven new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County during the week of July 6 through July 10.

The following claims were filed:

--Luther Gibson of Wisconsin, a field worker, laborer and machinist at various locations from 1945 until 1991, claims mesothelioma. Gibson is represented by Nicholas J. Angelides of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-716.

--Beverly Grinko of Illinois claims her recently deceased husband, Donald Grinko, developed mesothelioma after his work as a sheet metal worker at various locations from 1962 until 2002. Beverly Grinko is represented by Randy S. Cohn of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-720.

--David Hicks of California, a quartermaster, machinist and repair man from the 1950s until 1987, claims mesothelioma. Hicks is represented by Randy S. Cohn of SimmonsCooper in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-721.

--James L. McClain Jr. and Dianne McClain of Mississippi claim James L. McClain Jr. developed mesothelioma after his work as a machinist from 1968 until 1970, as a plumber's helper from 1976 until 1977 and as a laborer, cementer and supervisor from 1977 until 2007. The McClains are represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-705.

--Sheryl McClary of Illinois claims recently deceased William Burke developed lung cancer after his work as a mold maker at Owens-Illinois Glass in Alton from 1956 until 1993. McClary is represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-703.

--Paul and Genevieve Padalino claims Paul Padalino developed mesothelioma after his work as a heating and furnace repair worker and sheet metal worker from 1949 until 1977, as a sheet metal worker at Ford Transmission Plant from 1977 until 1980, as a power plant operator and pipefitter in 1980, as an operator at Ford Sheldon Road Parts from 1983 until 1994 and performing home remodeling and construction from 1956 until 1989. The Padalinos are represented by Randy L. Gori of Gori, Julian and Associates in Alton. W. Mark Lanier, Patrick N. Haines, Angela B. Greenburg, Sam T. Richard, Bridget B. Truxillo and Lauren H. Ware of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston will serve of counsel. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-704.

--Joseph Zembala of Indiana claims his recently deceased wife, Bernadette Zembala, developed mesothelioma after she was secondarily exposed to asbestos through her husband, who worked as a millwright from 1946 until 1982. Joseph Zembala is represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian and Associates in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-715.

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