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Man's lung cancer prompts asbestos litigation

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A husband and wife brought a lawsuit against several manufacturers over alleged asbestos exposure.

Man's lung cancer prompts asbestos litigation

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 7, 2018

A long list of manufacturers face a lawsuit over a man's exposure to asbestos.

Special administrator sues asbestos products manufacturers for negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A special administrator is suing manufacturers of asbestos-containing products, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Woman alleges lung cancer from secondary exposure to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 2, 2018

Several manufacturers face a lawsuit brought by a couple claiming exposure to asbestos.

Man accuses manufactures of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 2, 2018

Several product manufactures face a lawsuit brought by a couple for alleged asbestos exposure.

Couple files asbestos lung cancer suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 2, 2018

A couple blames several product manufacturers for asbestos exposure, leading to the husband's diagnosis of lung cancer.

Husband and wife sue over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 31, 2018

Several manufacturers face a lawsuit over a man's asbestos exposure.

Asbestos defense attorney says Jeffs v Ford decision clarifies jurisdiction questions

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 26, 2018

The highly anticipated Ford Motor Company jurisdiction appeal was released as an unpublished Rule 23 decision after the appellate court remained under advisement for roughly a year and a half; but an asbestos defense attorney said the ruling still provides assistance for defendants raising jurisdiction objections in Madison County

St. Clair County man's lung cancer prompts lawsuit against several manufacturers

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 24, 2018

St. Clair County laborer claims several manufacturing companies negligently exposed him to cancer-causing asbestos.

Fifth District reverses Stobbs on asbestos jurisdiction ruling; Goldenhersh dissents

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 16, 2018

The Fifth District Appellate Court on Thursday reversed Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ order denying Ford Motor Company’s motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in an asbestos case.

Husband and wife from St. Clair County sue over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

A. St. Clair County mechanic accuses several companies of exposing him to asbestos during his employment.

Former St. Clair County aircraft mechanic files lawsuit over asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

A former aircraft mechanic blames a handful of companies for exposing him to asbestos and causing health problems.

From St. Louis Record

Jurors pound Johnson & Johnson with $4.69 billion judgment; Company vows to appeal

By John Sammon | Jul 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Jurors on July 12 handed Johnson & Johnson a body-blow, levying a total $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages to 22 women who claimed its talcum powder contained asbestos that caused them to develop ovarian cancer.

From St. Louis Record

J&J talc trial wraps up: Attorneys accuse each other of fake science in closing arguments

By John Sammon | Jul 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Attorneys for both sides claimed the other fabricated science during closing remarks on July 11 after a month-long trial in a lawsuit in which 22 women allege the baby powder they used made by Johnson & Johnson gave them ovarian cancer.

Yandle turns down Boeing’s second motion to keep asbestos suit in federal court

By Sandra Lane | Jul 9, 2018

An Illinois federal judge denied Boeing Company's second attempt to move an asbestos lawsuit from state to federal court.

Widow files asbestos injury suit against Ecodyne Corp., others over husband's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's death from lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his life.

Woman alleges exposure to asbestos during construction career caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A former construction worker alleges that exposure to asbestos during her career caused her to develop cancer.

Couple alleges John Crane, others failed to warn of asbestos hazards

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A husband and wife allege the man's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his life and employment.

Fifth District still under advisement in Ford asbestos jurisdiction appeal

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 4, 2018

Fifth District Appellate Court justices are still under advisement and receiving supplemental motions roughly one and a half years after oral arguments were heard in the Jeffs v Ford asbestos jurisdictional appeal out of Madison County.

Man alleges lung cancer caused by asbestos in Cooper Industries, others products

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 29, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Several corporations have been named as defendants a couple's suit over allegations of injuries from asbestos exposure.

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