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Study undermines key theory behind talc asbestos lawsuits

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 5, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiff experts who testify that even extremely low levels of asbestos exposure can cause cancer may be in trouble after a study of some 2 million women found no difference between urban and rural residents in the rate of mesothelioma, a deadly cancer of the chest lining that is normally associated with asbestos.

Maintenance worker alleges Union Pacific Railroad was negligent

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 4, 2018

A maintenance worker is suing Union Pacific Railroad Company, a transportation company, citing alleged unsafe work environment.

Asbestos defendants advised to discern potential BAP1 gene link in claimants

By John Breslin | Nov 27, 2018

Attendees at a recent conference on asbestos litigation were advised to ask claimants about the history of cancer in families, and potentially then ask for a test because of the link between some mesothelioma cases and potential genetic factors.

Suit alleges man died from lung cancer caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 19, 2018

The son of a contractor accuses several manufacturers of exposing his father to asebestos.

Suit alleges lung cancer caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

A couple accuse several manufacturers of exposing them to asbestos.

Employers sued for asbestos exposure after worker develops lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 16, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing BMW Constructors Inc., Crown, Cork & Seal USA Inc. and Zurn Industries, et al, for the husband's alleged exposure to products containing asbestos.

Industrial companies accused of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Arvinmeritor Inc., Cooper Industries and Formosa Plastics Corp., USA, et al, after the husband allegedly was exposed to asbestos in the workplace.

Anheuser-Busch, Bayer, Chevron sued for alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing Anheuser-Busch, Bayer Corp. and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., et al, over the husband's alleged exposure to asbestos products in the workplace.

Former mechanic sues asbestos products makers

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 15, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A former mechanic is suing AK Steel Corp., Cabot Corp. and Warren Pumps, asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Bestwall says ACC's bad faith arguments are without merit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bestwall LLC, formerly part of Georgia Pacific LLC, argues that the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants’ bad-faith arguments are meritless and the debtor’s corporate restructuring does not prejudice asbestos claimants.

Former painter, waiter alleges lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

A group of manufacturing companies face a lawsuit from a man who claims their products caused his lung cancer.

Suit alleges asbestos exposure caused man's lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE — The daughter of a laborer who died from lung cancer is suing several companies, alleging asbestos exposure.

Alabama resident sues over husband's lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Nearly two dozen manufactures are being sued over alleged asbestos exposure.

Suit alleges man died from asbestos-related lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

A daughter accuses several manufacturers of exposing her father to asbestos.

Several manufactures face lawsuit over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 26, 2018

A mechanic and his wife accuse several manufacturing companies of negligently exposing the man to asbestos.

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