BELLEVILLE — A couple accuse several manufacturers of exposing them to asbestos.
Dan R. Oliver and Paula Oliver filed a complaint on Oct. 10 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against A.O Smith Corporation, Colgate-Palmolive Company, URS Corporation and other manufacturers.
According to the complaint, Dan Oliver was exposed to asbestos fibers emanating from certain products manufactured by the defendants. He was diagnosed with lung cancer last year, the complaint states. The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to provide adequate warnings and instructions concerning the dangers of working around products containing asbestos fibers.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek damages of more than $50,000. They are represented by Randy L. Gori of Gori, Julian & Associates in Edwardsville.
St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-664