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Parents Fight to Cleanup Plant Brings Questions but Few Answers

 

The fifth of a seven-part series appearing in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch February 12 – 19th, 1989 By – Carolyn Bower, Louis J. Rose and Theresa Tighe of the Post Dispatch Staff Pictures include those from the original story as well as Read More »

Contamination: How Weldon Springs Went from Model to Mess

 

The fourth of a seven-part series appearing in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch February 12 – 19th, 1989 By – Carolyn Bower, Louis J. Rose and Theresa Tighe of the Post Dispatch Staff Pictures include those from the original story as well as o Read More »

Some Feared for Health of Ore Handlers

 

Uranium-processing workers on the night shift filed into the lunchroom at the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works in north St. Louis for one of Mont Mason’s lectures on the safe handling of nuclear materials.
Mason, just two years out of the Marine C Read More »

Building a Mountain of Radioactive Waste

 

In the summer of 1966, Leo Vasquez, 13, and his friends run out and pick up the yellow dirt that falls from trucks lumbering past his family’s farmhouse north of Lambert Field. The youngsters take the dirt and swirl it in water. They are pannin Read More »

A Miracle With A Price

 

Part 1 in a 7 part series published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from February 12-19, 1989.  The special series unlocked the secrets behind radioactive waste in St. Louis and took months of effort by three Post Dispatch reporters – Carol Read More »

Eric Terry Appointed to Board of Directors of the YMCA Edwardsville

 

TorHoerman Law is proud to announce the appointment of Eric M. Terry to the Board of Directors of the Edwardsville YMCA. The Edwardsville YMCA is a charitable, non-profit organization serving the Edwardsville and Glen Carbon community.  Through Read More »

Giving Back – One Cubs Win at a Time!

 

The TorHoerman Law Donation Committee was inspired to action when we learned of a family member in need. Taylor Naggs-Aquino, a beautiful 4 ½ year old girl is the niece of one of our THL team members who was diagnosed with Pontocerebellar H Read More »

Controversy Surrounding Yaz FDA Advisory Panel

 

The original controversy surrounding the FDA’s advisory panel on the benefits and risks of Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills focused on the professional conflicts of interests of the panel members. Some members of the panel were revealed to ha Read More »

$25 Million Jury Verdict Awarded in Accutane Case

 

In an order entered on September 12, 2011, Judge Higbee upheld the $25 million jury verdict for Andrew McCarrell who was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a result of his use of Accutane, the blockbuster acne drug made by Hoffman LaR Read More »

Straighten Up Brazilian Blowout!

 

The FDA wasted little time in taking action on a letter submitted to them in May from Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and others in Congress.
As we describe in more detail at our ChicagoLand Blog at the Injury Board Blog Network& Read More »

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