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Trial lawyers are paying millions to a handful of experts necessary to push their talc cases

By Dan Fisher | Feb 26, 2019

A small group of highly paid experts, one of whom recently testified his firm has made $30 million offering mostly pro-plaintiff testimony, are the key ingredient for more than 10,000 lawsuits claiming talcum powder is laced with deadly asbestos, forming the tip of an inverted pyramid upon which the rest of the cases depend.

Court dismisses claims against PTI Union in mesothelioma case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 21, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal court has granted one defendant's motion to dismiss a woman's suit over allegations that the use of talc products caused her malignant peritoneal mesothelioma.

New bills aimed at curbing asbestos claims filed, House loses most 'effective' Republican opponent

By John Breslin | Feb 18, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – A Missouri representative who last year successfully ushered through the House a bill aimed at curtailing claims over asbestos exposure that died in the Senate is making another attempt this session.

Former forklift operator for Tension Envelope alleges asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man formerly employed as a forklift operator and materials handler alleges exposure to asbestos while he was employed by a Kansas City business caused him to develop mesothelioma.

Former laborer files suit against 4520 Corp., others over allegations of asbestos-related injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 12, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges exposure to asbestos during her career with Pennsylvania employers caused her to develop lung cancer.

Son names Foster Wheeler Energy, others in suit over mother's alleged asbestos-related injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The surviving son of a woman previously employed as a florist, bookkeeper and carpenter alleges his mother was injured by exposure to asbestos during her career.

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Ahead of talc test, NYC judge gives good news to asbestos defendants

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 1, 2019

The January 31 decision could have especially strong implications for lawsuits over talcum powder

Individuals allege CBS Corp., others failed to warn of dangers of asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a suit over allegations of asbestos-related injuries against multiple companies.

Man files suit against Alcatel-Lucent USA, others alleging injuries caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he was first exposed to asbestos-containing products in the 1970s in Oklahoma and is seeking damages from several companies over his cancer diagnosis.

Crown, Cork & Seal USA, others named in suit filed by several plaintiffs over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a suit against companies over allegations that exposure to asbestos caused harm to them or their decedents.

General Electric, others named in widow's suit over husband's mesothelioma death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A widow has filed suit against several companies over the mesothelioma-related death of her husband.

Texas man alleges exposure to asbestos in the 1960s, 1970s caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 24, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Texas couple alleges the husband developed lung cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos in the 1960s and 1970s.

Borg-Warner, others named in woman's suit over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges exposure to asbestos through family members caused her to develop mesothelioma.

Maintenance mechanic seeks damages from Advance Auto Parts, others over cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance mechanic alleges asbestos exposure during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Couple names Flowserve, others in suit over husband's mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A couple alleges the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his career.

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