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Ponzi scheme case may cause pressure to curb lawyers trust accounts, fraud expert says

Chandra Lye Jun. 22, 2017, 8:48am

A recent 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling may put more pressure on legal associations and banks to reign in accounts that lend themselves to illegal activity by lawyers, a researcher says.

Judge grants insurer’s request relating to damages from intentionally set Ellington restaurant fire

Sam Knef Jun. 22, 2017, 8:46am

U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh Jr. has granted an insurer's request to go after the owner of an Ellington restaurant for $109,049.50 in fees and expenses related to litigation involving a fire loss.

Appeals court affirms $5 million award to white professor fired from HSSU

Sam Knef Jun. 22, 2017, 8:44am

A former white professor at the "historically" black Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) in St. Louis has prevailed in an appeal challenging a jury award of nearly $5 million over her firing.

Woman's slip and fall on cheese sauce award upheld by Missouri Court of Appeals

Sam Knef Jun. 19, 2017, 6:38pm

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has affirmed a jury award of $81,000 to a woman injured in a slip and fall on cheese sauce at the South County Mall in St. Louis County in 2009.

Labor Department says Missouri Freight Equipment owner mishandled withholdings

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 3:25pm

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Secretary of Labor is suing the president/director of Missouri Freight Equipment, alleging violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Suit claims St. Louis Children's failed to treat boy's seizures, resulting in permanent damage

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 3:21pm

ST. LOUIS — Two parents and their son are suing a hospital, alleging medical malpractice for its failure to successfully treat the son's seizures.

Woman claims she was injured from hot food, slip and fall at Busch Stadium in 2014

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 3:10pm

ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing SLC Holding LLC, St. Louis Cardinals LLC and St. Louis Sportservice LLC, alleging negligence for a series of mishaps at Busch Stadium.

Couple alleges Farmington police department violated Constitutional rights

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 2:53pm

ST. LOUIS — A couple is suing a police department and its officers, alleging violation of civil rights.

CarShield says CarSure adopted deceptively similar trademark

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 2:47pm

ST. LOUIS — An automobile seller and service contracts company is suing another automobile service company, citing alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Man says St. Louis VA hospital caused embolism in leg after surgery

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 2:40pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Peters man is suing the federal government, alleging medical negligence at a VA hospital caused personal injuries.

UNK Flooring allegedly failed to pay required contributions

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 16, 2017, 2:15pm

ST. LOUIS — Trust representatives are suing a carpet and wood flooring installation company, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Kane International accuses urethane ink manufacturer of breaching supply, secrecy agreements

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 16, 2017, 2:11pm

ST. LOUIS — A urethane ink resins supplier is suing a urethane ink manufacturer, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

iSee Store Innovations members accuse other members of breaching contract

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 16, 2017, 2:03pm

ST. LOUIS — Members of a global design company are suing former members, citing alleged breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Woman alleges NuvaRing use resulted in hospital visit

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 16, 2017, 1:55pm

CAMDEN — A woman is suing the makers and distributors of NuvaRing, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Stockholders claim Panera, board of directors failed to disclose certain information about merger

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 16, 2017, 1:52pm

ST. LOUIS — Stockholders have filed a class-action lawsuit against a food service company board of directors, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Group alleges Claymont Development failed to make payment contributions

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 15, 2017, 2:06pm

ST. LOUIS — Trust representatives are suing a construction company, citing alleged breach of contract and violation of workers compensation acts.