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Woman claims Monsanto's Roundup contributed to sister's cancer

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 2:30pm

ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing an agricultural corporation, citing alleged failure to warn and insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death regarding the use of its product.

Judge allows some claims to go forward in deaf woman’s suit involving access to ASL interpreter

Sam Knef Sep. 19, 2017, 1:52pm

U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig has issued a mixed ruling in an elderly, deaf woman's suit against a skilled nursing facility involving allegations that she was denied an interpreter.

Plastic material manufacturer claims SMB International failed to pay for goods

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 14, 2017, 2:15pm

ST. LOUIS — A manufacturer of synthetic plastic materials is suing an automotive-chemicals manufacturer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Leatherman Tool Group accuses Missouri corporation of patent infringement

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 14, 2017, 2:00pm

ST. LOUIS — A manufacturing company is suing a Missouri corporation, citing alleged patent infringement.

Consumer claims he was injured by Costco hand truck after tire exploded

Noddy A. Fernandez Sep. 14, 2017, 1:20pm

ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing a furniture manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Federal judge dismisses nonresident claims in talc suits against Johnson & Johnson

Sam Knef Sep. 13, 2017, 2:41pm

Johnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc have secured another jurisdictional victory based on a landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court in June.

Roundup maker allegedly failed to warn users of associated risks

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 13, 2017, 12:43pm

ST. LOUIS — A former maintenance supervisor and his wife suing herbicide manufacturers and distributors, citing alleged false representation.

St. Louis resident accuses Credit One Bank of invasion of privacy

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 13, 2017, 12:36pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis consumer is suing a bank, citing alleged nuisance and invasion of privacy.

Wage dispute against DirecTV, others appears headed toward settlement

Sam Knef Sep. 13, 2017, 8:00am

Settlement of a seven-year-old Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit against DirecTV and others appears to have been reached, according to federal court documents.

Arnold resident accuses Synchrony Bank of telephone harassment

Lhalie Castillo Sep. 12, 2017, 3:15pm

ST. LOUIS — An Arnold resident suing a financial institution, citing alleged telephone harassment.

Federal court weighs in on zoning dispute involving assisted-living developer and Frontenac

Sam Knef Sep. 12, 2017, 1:01pm

A dispute over zoning reclassification sought by the developer of residential villas and a senior living residential community that included an assisted-living facility in Frontenac has been partially resolved in federal court.

Magistrate judge remands talcum powder litigation to St. Louis City Circuit Court

Sam Knef Sep. 5, 2017, 8:00am

U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Bodenhausen could not be convinced by Johnson & Johnson's federal subject-matter jurisdiction argument in talcum powder-related litigation involving 74 individuals from 32 states.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri rules in favor of Janssen Pharmaceuticals in antipsychotic medication suit

Sam Knef Sep. 4, 2017, 12:32pm

A landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court involving tort claims of out-of-state plaintiffs continues to have impact in jurisdictional rulings.

Appeals panel upholds finding in favor of Cincinnati Insurance Co. in dispute involving 2010 tornado

Sam Knef Sep. 1, 2017, 2:59pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit has upheld a ruling in favor of Cincinnati Insurance Co. (CIC) over a dispute involving property loss following a devastating New Year's Eve tornado in 2010.

Garden center worker claims he developed cancer after being exposed to Roundup

Philip Gonzales Aug. 29, 2017, 6:00am

ST. LOUIS — A garden center employee is suing an herbicide manufacturer and distributor, citing alleged false advertising.

Former inmate alleges human rights violations while incarcerated in Louisiana

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 24, 2017, 1:20pm

ST. LOUIS — A former inmate from St. Louis is suing the Louisana Department Health and Hospitals secretary, citing alleged violation of human rights.

Man claims Monsanto's Roundup causes lymphoma

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 24, 2017, 1:12pm

ST. LOUIS — An individual is suing Monsanto Co., citing alleged negligence and misleading advertising.

Former Jiffy Lube employee accuses employer and supervisor of harassment

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 23, 2017, 4:45pm

ST. LOUIS — A former employee is suing an employer and supervisor, citing alleged discrimination and sexual harassment.

Retirement plan representative claims SunEdison violated legal obligations under ERISA

Noddy A. Fernandez Aug. 23, 2017, 4:15pm

ST. LOUIS — A retirement plan representative is suing a renewable-energy company, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Judge: Claims against Mallinckrodt can go forward as wrongful death actions

Sam Knef Aug. 20, 2017, 10:00am

Surviving spouses of men who allegedly died as a result of exposure to radioactive substances mishandled by Mallinckrodt may continue to pursue their claims as wrongful death actions.