BELLEVILLE – A couple is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from multiple companies over allegations of injuries sustained by asbestos exposure.
Andre Neyland and Casandra Neyland filed a complaint on Dec. 6 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Alfa Laval Inc., Ameron International Corp., Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that at various times during Andre Neyland's career from 1974 to 2016, he was exposed to and inhaled or ingested large amounts of asbestos fibers emanating from certain products manufactured, sold, distributed or installed by defendants.
The suit states that on or about June 14, 2016, he first became aware that he developed lung cancer, an asbestos-induced disease, and that the disease was wrongfully caused.
The plaintiffs holds Alfa Laval Inc., Ameron International Corp., Borg-Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC, 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 damages of more than $50,000. They are represented by Randy L. Gori of Gori, Julian & Associates PC in Edwardsville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-723