Mallinckrodt http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Judge Dismisses All But One Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. Lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-dismisses-all-one-mallinckrodt-chemical-co-lawsuit <p></p><p>Just one of the eight lawsuits filed against Mallinckrodt chemical company by people who believe they got cancer from living near radioactive contamination in north St. Louis Country will move forward.</p><p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig on Wednesday dismissed claims of negligence, emotional distress and liability.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:08:41 +0000 The Associated Press & Sean Sandefur 24948 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge Dismisses All But One Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. Lawsuit North County residents seek answers on Coldwater Creek contamination http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/north-county-residents-seek-answers-coldwater-creek-contamination <p><strong><em>Updated at 12:15 p.m. to revise the caption of the Hazelwood/Florissant health map.</em></strong></p><p>Concerned North County residents got an opportunity last night to meet with attorneys who are involved in two lawsuits relating to radioactive contamination in Coldwater Creek.</p><p>The lawsuits allege that North County residents have developed cancers and other illnesses from exposure to radioactive waste produced by the Mallinckrodt chemical company.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:15:47 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra, Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 3472 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org North County residents seek answers on Coldwater Creek contamination