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Navy vet, former welder alleges numerous companies liable for his lung cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 10:04pm

ST. LOUIS — A Navy veteran and former welder and mechanic is suing dozens of corporations for their negligence regarding asbestos-containing materials.

Amtrak allegedly failed to keep workplace safe, causing injury to employee

STL Record Jun. 24, 2017, 9:56pm

ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing a rail travel service, alleging negligence for an unsafe workplace.

Mother sues Metro for death of son who was dragged under bus

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 3:24pm

ST. LOUIS — The mother of a man who was killed by a Metro bus is suing the Bi-State Development Agency, alleging negligence by the agency and its bus driver.

Man working on barge on Mississippi says he was injured in tugboat collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 3:15pm

ST. LOUIS — A Jefferson County man is suing an agricultural conglomerate and a river transportation provider, alleging negligence.

Suit claims companies such as Honeywell, 3M liable for asbestos-caused lung cancer

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 12:11pm

ST. LOUIS — A couple is suing multiple corporations, alleging they failed to warn of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Man says Pepper Lounge negligent for causing his fall down steps, injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 12:04pm

ST. LOUIS — A customer is suing Cuzin G. Inc. d/b/a Pepper Lounge, a restaurant and bar operator, alleging negligence.

Man says Helix Realty improperly applied ice-melting chemicals, resulting in fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 11:59am

ST. LOUIS — A Jefferson County man is suing a realty firm, alleging it failed to warn residents of a dangerous condition on the premises of an apartment complex.

Couple alleges companies such as CBS Corporation, Dow Chemical were negligent regarding asbestos

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 11:54am

ST. LOUIS — A couple is suing dozens of corporations, alleging failure to protect and failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Heirs of deceased man say numerous companies liable for asbestos-caused illness

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 11:01am

ST. LOUIS — Three individuals are suing a number of corporations, claiming they are responsible for their relative's death from asbestos-caused mesothelioma.

Inspector for St. Louis Department of Public Safety alleges age, race discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 24, 2017, 10:53am

ST. LOUIS — A plumbing inspector is suing a government agency and its supervisor, alleging age and race discrimination.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends three attorneys indefinitely

Olivia Olsen Jun. 23, 2017, 5:00pm

During May, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled to suspend three Missouri Bar-registered attorneys from the practice of law.

Law Prof: Home health FLSA class likely faces decertification battle

Dee Thompson Jun. 23, 2017, 4:37pm

A federal district court has granted conditional certification to a class of home health care nurses who allege workers in three states were not compensated for working off the clock.

Dardenne Prairie’s breach of contract claim on bricks denied on appeal

Sam Knef Jun. 23, 2017, 3:36pm

ST. LOUIS — The city of Dardenne Prairie has lost its appeal in the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District involving breach of contract claims against Adams Concrete and Masonry over a contract for bricks.

Due to high court ruling, mistrial declared in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

Michael McGrady Jun. 22, 2017, 9:17am

A multiplaintiff complaint against Johnson & Johnson has resulted in a mistrial after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling on a similar case, altering the outcome of the lawsuit targeting consumer talc products distributed by the defendant and its contracted distributors.

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.

Plaintiffs in J&J talc cases hit with major setback; Mo. business leader says attitudes changing for better

W.J. Kennedy Jun. 21, 2017, 9:56am

ST. LOUIS - Legal experts following the Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuits in St. Louis say that even in the face of Monday’s declared mistrial of one of the cases on jurisdictional grounds, many of the hundreds of other cases will drag on “because so much money is involved.”

Judge approves class notice in ‘off-the-clock’ action against SSM Home Care

Sam Knef Jun. 19, 2017, 7:09pm

A district judge has approved a class notice in an unpaid overtime case against SSM Home Care.

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.