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A total of six new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of Aug. 24 through Aug. 28.

The following complaints were filed:

--Lana Bristow of Indiana claims her recently deceased father, William Fraticelli, developed mesothelioma after his work as a laborer and security guard at various locations throughout Illinois and Indiana from 1954 until 1990. Bristow will be represented by Amy E. Garrett and Sean M. Keane of Simmons, Browder, Gianaris, Angelides and Barnerd in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-893.

--Dale Nelson of Iowa, a parts salesman, jet engine mechanic and assembly man at various locations throughout Illinois and Iowa from 1955 until 2003, claims mesothelioma. Nelson will be represented by Randy S. Cohn of Simmons, Browder, Gianaris, Angelides and Barnerd in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-882.

--Juanita M. Perkins of Illinois claims her recently deceased husband, Blannie Perkins, developed mesothelioma after his work as a grinder and welder for Thermos-King Steely from 1966 until 1997 and as a maintenance worker for Freeport School District No. 145 from 1998 until 2004. Juanita M. Perkins will be represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-896.

--Robert D. and Teresa L. Pinkley of Missouri claim Robert D. Pinkley developed mesothelioma after his work as a member of the U.S. Navy from 1960 until 1963, as a member of the Pipe Covering Local No. 1 as a pipefitter and pipe coverer, as a machinist from 1963 until 1969, as an owner and laborer for B&B Home Repair from 1970 until 1974, as an assembly line worker from 1975 until 1979, as a crane operator and material gatherer from 1977 until 1978 and as a maintenance worker. The Pinkleys 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-880.

--Mariann Thompson of Missouri alleges her recently deceased uncle, Waino Jaaskela, developed mesothelioma after his work as a Tech 4 in the U.S. Army from 1944 until 1945, as a machinist at General Motors from 1946 until 1958 and as a farmer from 1958 until 1970. Thompson will be represented by Elizabeth V. Heller and Robert Rowland of Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli and Rowland in Edwardsville. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-883.

--Rafael Valadez of Texas, a welder, inspector, instructor and laborer at various locations throughout the United States from 1969 until now, claims mesothelioma. Valadez is represented by Randy S. Cohn of Simmons, Browder, Gianaris, Angelides and Barnerd in East Alton. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-881.

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