A total of two new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of Sept. 14 through Sept. 18.

The following complaints were filed:

--James Dobbins of Missouri, a painter and carpenter at various locations from 1938 until 1978, claims mesothelioma. Dobbins will be represented by Andrew O'Brien, Christopher Thoron, Christina J. Nielson, Bartholomew J. Baumstark and Gerald J. FitzGerald of O'Brien Law Firm in St. Louis. Madison County Circuit Court case number: 09-L-995.

--Sandra K. and Robert Wiley Jr. of Illinois claim Sandra K. Wiley developed lung cancer after she was secondarily exposed to asbestos fibers through her husband, who worked as a steel worker at American Steel from 1963 until 2003. The Wileys 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-974.

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