BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his exposure to asbestos during his nearly 50-year career caused lung cancer.
Donald Radsick and Joanne Radsick filed a complaint on Aug. 7 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Arvinmeritor Inc., BWDAC Inc., Certain-Teed Corp., Crane Co., et al. alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that during plaintiff Donald Radsick's employment from 1963 to 2011, he was exposed to and inhaled asbestos fibers from certain products manufactured, sold, distributed or installed by defendants. As a result, the suit states he was diagnosed lung cancer on May 10, an asbestos-induced disease.
The plaintiffs holds Arvinmeritor Inc., BWDAC Inc., Certain-Teed Corp., Crane Co., et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly negligently included asbestos fibers in their products when adequate substitutes were available and failed to provide adequate warnings and instructions concerning the dangers of working with or around products containing asbestos fibers.
The plaintiffs seek judgment against the defendants of more than $50,000. They are represented by Randy L. Gori and Barry Julian of Gori, Julian & Associates PC in Edwardsville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-428