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Illinois couple seeks damages from Crane, Union Carbide over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois couple alleges that the husband developed asbestos-related diseases as a result to exposure to the substance during his employment at various locations in Missouri and elsewhere.

Kansas couple alleges asbestos in products made by Bayer, others caused mesothelioma

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Kansas couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure.

Houston lawyer Lanier opens trial against J&J in St. Louis alleging asbestos in talcum powder caused ovarian cancer

By Record News | Jun 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS - Just before Houston plaintiff attorney Mark Lanier wrapped up opening arguments Wednesday morning on behalf of 77 women claiming asbestos in talcum powder caused ovarian cancer he told jurors about a study of infants who had been born dead.

Man alleges father's lung cancer caused by asbestos in Riley Power, others products

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A son of a man formerly employed as a truck driver alleges his late father's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Heirs file suit against Riley Power, others over allegations of failure to warn of asbestos dangers

By Lhalie Castillo | May 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The children of a man formerly employed as a carpenter allege their father was diagnosed with mesothelioma because of his exposure to asbestos fibers.

Priest alleges minor children were harmed by lead exposure in Peru

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis priest alleges an international natural resource company that operated in a region in Peru released lead that damaged several minor children.

Deere & Co., other companies named in Missouri couple's suit over asbestos injury allegations

By Lhalie Castillo | May 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri couple alleges the husband's mesothelioma diagnosis is a result of his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Couple claims Borg-Warner, others failed to warn of asbestos dangers

By Lhalie Castillo | May 16, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges his exposure to asbestos while employed in California caused him to develop lung cancer.

Couple seeks damages from Certain-Teed Corp., others over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A couple claims the husband's mesothelioma diagnosis was due to his exposure to asbestos during his working career.

Man alleges he was exposed to asbestos in Mississippi and later diagnosed with cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | May 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges exposure to asbestos during his childhood and career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Wrongful death suit filed against General Gasket Corp., others by heir

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A surviving heir of a woman's estate has filed a wrongful death suit against three companies over allegations that asbestos in their products caused injuries to the decedent.

Amtrak employee alleges back injuries caused by repetitive motions

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois man alleges his back injuries were caused by the working conditions during his employment with Amtrak.

Laborer alleges lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure from products manufactured by Honeywell International, others

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 24, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former laborer alleges asbestos in products he worked with during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

St. Louis physician names Johnson & Johnson, others in asbestos injury suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A physician alleges he developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his career.

Man alleges asbestos exposure at workplaces in California caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 17, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man formerly employed as an auto mechanic alleges he was exposed to asbestos during his career that caused him to develop lung cancer.

From Legal Newsline

Study on consumer lawsuit loans finds high rates, confusing terms

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 19, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - The broadest study yet of consumer litigation finance – money forwarded to lawsuit plaintiffs in anticipation of a victory in court or a legal settlement – found a “very complicated and circuitous” system in which some borrowers appear to subsidize others and the median interest rate exceeds 40%.

From Madison County Record

McCaskill donors include Who’s Who list of plaintiff attorneys; Simmons’ attorneys account for $200K

By Record News | Mar 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – Attorney John Simmons of Alton and 35 other Simmons Hanly Conroy lawyers each gave Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill $5,400 last year, Federal Election Commission records show.

National Railroad Passenger Corporation allegedly failed to provide safe work environment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Mar 2, 2018

A train attendant is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

CBS Corporation, others accused of negligently exposing man to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

An individual is suing CBS Corporation, Delta Star Inc., H. M. Royal Inc. and others for alleged negligence.

Commission seeking applicants to replace Judge Dierker vacancy on troubled St. Louis Circuit

By Karen Kidd | Feb 26, 2018

If you have what it takes to be a St. Louis City Circuit Court judge, then the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission might be looking for you.

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