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Crown Cork & Seal, others named in asbestos-related negligence suit

ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing Crown Cork & Seal USA Inc., Gardner Denver Inc., Honeywell International Inc., and others, asbestos products manufacturers and users, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

Couple claims asbestos caused husband's lung cancer

ST.LOUIS — A couple is suing CBS Corp., FMC Corp., General Gasket Corp., and other asbestos products manufacturers, alleging negligence.

Judge dismisses claims of out-of-state plaintiffs in Essure case

ST. LOUIS — U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh of the Eastern District of Missouri has dismissed the claims of 92 non-Missouri plaintiffs in product liability litigation against Bayer Corp. over its birth control device Essure.

Judge denies motion to reconsider sending Risperdal claims to state court

U.S. District Judge Ronnie White has denied a defense motion to reconsider a prior ruling that allowed Risperdal claims of 72 plaintiffs from 24 states to stay in state court.

Widower blames makers of asbestos products for wife's death

ST. LOUIS — A widower is suing Certain-Teed Corp., Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc., CSR Ltd., and other asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged negligence.

Couple alleges asbestos manufacturers to blame for wife's cancer

ST. LOUIS — A husband and wife are suing Alliance Laundry Systems LLC,, Brunswick Corp., CBS Corp., and other asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged negligence.

Florida tops tort reform group's list of ‘Judicial Hellholes,' while California No. 2

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California, City of St. Louis Circuit Court, New York City’s asbestos court and Philadelphia round out the American Tort Reform Association’s top five this year.

Judge says Janssen Pharmaceuticals case must stay in state court

ST. LOUIS — Another judge has rejected defense arguments for moving product liability claims out of state court and into federal court.

Court rejects Bayer’s effort to keep Essure cases in federal court

A federal judge has remanded a product liability claim brought on behalf of 94 plaintiffs from four states against Bayer Corp. over its birth control product Essure to St. Louis City Circuit Court.

Certainteed, Armstrong among those named in asbestos suit

ST. LOUIS — A former laborer is suing a number of asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged negligence.

Couple sue DAP Inc., others, alleging asbestos-related negligence

ST. LOUIS — A couple are suing CertainTeed Corp., DAP Inc., Georgia Pacific LLC and others, alleging that their negligence led to the husband's lung disease.

St. Louis-area companies, others accused of failing to warn of risks of asbestos

ST. LOUIS — A surviving heir is suing manufacturers, citing alleged negligence.

St. Louis property owners accuse insurer of failing to pay claims after water-main break

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis property owners are suing an insurance company, citing alleged refusal to pay.

Women allege makers of Essure failed to disclose all risks

ST. LOUIS — Women are suing the makers and distributor of Essure, citing alleged design defect and negligent misrepresentation.

Chief underwriter sues Berkadia Commercial Mortgage

ST. LOUIS — A chief underwriter is suing a commercial lender, citing alleged retaliation and wrongful termination.

Woman claims Life Insurance Co., Cigna failed to pay benefits

ST. LOUIS — A surviving spouse has filed a lawsuit against an insurer and plan administrator, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duties.