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Seven asbestos suits filed by three firms in one day for claimants in six states

Steve Gonzalez Mar. 13, 2008, 12:24pm

Mesothelioma victims from New Hampshire, Texas, North Carolina, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan filed asbestos complaints in Madison County Circuit Court March 3, alleging their exposure to asbestos and asbestos fibers caused their illnesses.

Brent Coon files FELA case for Michigan man in Madison County

Steve Gonzalez Jan. 17, 2008, 7:50am

Brent Coon Represented by Beaumont's Brent Coon & Associates, a Grand Rapids, Mich., man filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act complaint against 15 defendants in Madison County, Ill., Circuit Court Jan. 7, alleging he was exposed to asbestos during his 29-year career with CSX Transportation.

Property owners sue over hurricane damage denial

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2007, 5:00am

Property owners of 1075 Calder Ave. in Beaumont filed a civil suit against United Fire Lloyd's in Jefferson County District Court alleging the insurance company refuses to pay for damages caused by Hurricane Rita on Sept. 25, 2005.

Outlaw suing Allstate over claim denial

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 18, 2007, 4:00am

Joseph Outlaw filed a civil suit against Allstate Insurance Company in Jefferson County District Court, seeking damages under $75,000 claiming Allstate denied a claim on his home that was covered under the policy.

Railroad worker files FELA case against Union Pacific

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 17, 2007, 4:00pm

A railroad worker from Whitehouse filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) suit in U.S. District Court April 10, alleging Union Pacific failed to provide him a safe place to work.

Cypress Glen East sued for resident's falls

Steve Gonzalez Apr. 17, 2007, 1:00pm

The estate of Phenly Baham filed a wrongful death complaint against Cypress Glen East alleging that despite being assessed at a moderate-to-high risk for falling he fell on numerous occasions which ultimately led to his death.