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Carpenters' union claims Mash Group Holdings violated collective bargaining agreement

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 2:20pm

ST. LOUIS — Local labor groups are suing Mash Group Holdings, LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former Department of Revenue attorney, wife lose appeal of property tax credit

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 2:10pm

JEFFERSON CITY — A former attorney with the Missouri Department of Revenue and his wife, a retired school teacher, have had their property tax credit appeal denied by the Missouri Supreme Court.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends Ozark attorney for 'commingling' personal, client funds

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 1:59pm

JEFFERSON CITY — Ozark attorney Scott C. Hinote's law license has been indefinitely suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court after it found that he had commingled personal and client funds in both his operating and trust accounts. 

Kansas City voters will get to decide on minimum wage ordinance

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 1:40pm

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a minimum wage ballot measure must go to Kansas City voters.

St. Charles County ban on red-light cameras stands, appeals court decides

Chandra Lye Feb. 6, 2017, 1:07pm

ST. CHARLES COUNTY — A Missouri appeals court has upheld a referendum that prevents the use of red-light cameras in St. Charles County.

St. Louis woman claims Florida debt collector violated fair practices

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 5:09pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC and Does 1-4, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

Labor organization claims Triad Painting underpaid monthly contributions

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 5:00pm

ST. LOUIS — A labor organization is are suing Triad Painting, Inc., Triad Services, Inc. and their employer Sandra K. Geerling, citing alleged breach of contract.

Festus man says officers used excessive force

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:14pm

ST. LOUIS — A Festus resident is suing the city of Pevely, as well as patrol officers Charles Anthony Moutray, Kyle Weiss and Brian Benjamin, citing alleged assault, battery and excessive force.

Ballwin man says Convergent Outsourcing did not sent a lawful collection letter

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:07pm

ST. LOUIS — A Ballwin man is suing Convergent Outsourcing, Inc., citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

Consumers alleges companies misrepresented age of bourbon

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:01pm

ST. LOUIS — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., Old Charter Distillery Co., and Sazerac Company, Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty, breach of expressed warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Lincoln County judge suspended over threats made to public defender’s office

Sam Knef Feb. 4, 2017, 5:31pm

JEFFERSON CITY — Lincoln County Judge Christina Kunza Mennemeyer has been suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court without pay for six months.

Former Fulton State Hopistal nurse loses Missouri Supreme Court petition for attorney's fees

Sam Knef Feb. 4, 2017, 5:18pm

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a request for attorneys' fees to be paid to a nurse in a court challenge to a discipline order handed down by the State Board of Nursing.

Van Buren man claims he didn't authorize draft payments in collections

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 2:06pm

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A Van Buren resident has filed a lawsuit against Professional Credit Management, Inc., citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Hazelwood resident claims collector reported debt in dispute

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 1:59pm

ST. LOUIS — A Hazelwood woman is suing Online Information Services Inc. d/b/a Online Collections, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Worker says she was subject to racially hostile environment at USPS

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 1:50pm

ST. LOUIS — A United States Postal Service employee is suing Megan Brennan, postmaster general, citing alleged racial discrimination.

Missouri lawmakers consider changes to discrimination laws

Sara McCleary Feb. 3, 2017, 1:40pm

JEFFERSON CITY – Proposed changes to Missouri’s discrimination laws will impact future employment lawsuits in the state if passed.

St. Louis woman alleges that Douglas, Chancellor, Meyers & Associates damaged her credit

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 1:35pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing Douglas, Chancellor, Meyers & Associates, LLC, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Central Bank of St. Louis claims Illinois couple didn't pay back entire loan

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 1:25pm

ST. LOUIS — A creditor is suing ORHI 2000 LLC, Sultan S. Issa and Sakeba N. Issa of Hinsdale, Illinois, citing alleged breach of contract and unpaid debt.

Missouri's Dover IP claims Dover Development Corp. infringed on its trademark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 2, 2017, 7:06pm

ST. LOUIS — A development company in Missouri and a company in Illinois are suing Dover Development Corp. f/k/a Family Pride Corporation, a Tennessee corporation, citing alleged trademark infringement.

Pike County man says woman sold his assets, failed to pay for home

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 2, 2017, 6:56pm

ST. LOUIS — A Pike County man is suing Jayna Stevenson of Germantown, Maryland, citing alleged breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, unlawful conversion and unjust enrichment.