A brick layer for most of his life, Wayne Williams sued and received a claim for his asbestos-related disease. Now deceased, Williams' benefactor is suing for a "different malignant asbestos-related injury." Williams had a 60 Ã¯Â¿Â½ 80 pack-year smoking history and died of lung cancer.
Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth Yellow is a color often used to signify caution. Flo Wilson testified on Tuesday, Aug. 28 that if Christus St. Elizabeth had bothered to paint a concrete step yellow, she would have never tripped and broken her hip.
John Sloan Jr. Railroad worker Michael Scott Smith says he received a back injury while on the job for Kansas City Southern, but was told by his boss that his injury claim was bogus. Now Smith is suing his employer not only for the personal injury, but also for the slanderous comments made in front of his co-workers.
Lou Thompson Black Vincent Cooper Sr. is suing A.W. Chesterton, along with 50 other companies, for conspiring to mine, process, sell and distribute asbestos products, suppressing the information pertaining to the fiber's hazardous influence on human health and purposely inflicting him with an asbestos disease.
Jurors handed Christina Jaja a $200,000 judgment Wednesday, Aug. 22. Jaja had sued the Sherman Williams Co. and one of its truck drivers, claiming James Hick's reckless driving caused an auto collision, which resulted in Jaja's injuries.
James Payne Whacked in the face by a flailing hose, Ereck Craig claims he has suffered severe and permanent injuries and is suing Exxon Mobil Oil Corporation for "allowing (him) to stand in an area where he could be contacted by the hose."
Wear a back brace and use a step ladder when stocking cases of soda mix, Bobbie Childree's employer instructed. But for various reasons Childree did not do as instructed and injured her back. Now she is suing the convenience store where she worked.