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Consumer sues Medicredit for violation of debt collection laws

Noddy A. Fernandez May 23, 2017, 12:49pm

ST. LOUIS — A Nashville, Tennessee, consumer is suing a St. Louis-based debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Metro Transit accused of negligence and failure to reimburse expenses from crash

Noddy A. Fernandez May 23, 2017, 12:38pm

ST. LOUIS — A driver and her passenger are suing a corporation providing city transportation, citing alleged negligent entrustment and refusal to reimburse accident expenses.

Labor organization representatives claim SEM Construction didn't contribute to trusts

Noddy A. Fernandez May 21, 2017, 1:58pm

ST. LOUIS — Labor organizations representatives are suing SEM Construction LLC, an employer, citing alleged breach of a trust agreement.

J&J wants talc trial halted, accuses plaintiff of 'forum shopping'

John Breslin May 19, 2017, 3:37pm

ST. LOUIS — Talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has moved to halt a trial in Missouri state court in which a man claims his wife died after her repeated use of baby powder.

St. Louis resident accuses debt collector of unlawful collection practices

Noddy A. Fernandez May 19, 2017, 2:37pm

ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing a debt collector, citing alleged unconscionable collection practices.

Express Scripts claims Kaleo failed to pay rebates, fees

Noddy A. Fernandez May 19, 2017, 2:24pm

ST. LOUIS — Pharmacy benefit managers are suing a pharmaceutical company citing alleged breach of rebate agreements.

Kennel operator loses anti-puppy mill campaign appeal over defamation allegations

Sam Knef May 19, 2017, 9:01am

JEFFERSON CITY — The operator of a kennel in Salem, Mo. who claimed she was defamed by a report used in connection to an anti-puppy mill campaign, has lost her appeal in the Missouri Supreme Court.

Appeals court upholds divorce settlement but rules ex-wife only entitled to 50 percent of pension

Sam Knef May 18, 2017, 8:20pm

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District has affirmed a circuit court ruling in a couple's divorce settlement with the exception of the amount of a state pension the husband must turn over to his former wife.

Nurse claims Southeast Missouri Hospital, insurance company denied claim for disability

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 2:05pm

ST. LOUIS — A hospital nurse is suing insurance providers, citing alleged breach of contract by refusing to provide coverage claims.

Missouri woman alleges Cloud Peak Energy, insurer failed to pay disability benefits

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 1:54pm

Missouri woman alleges Cloud Peak Energy, insurer failed to pay disability benefits

Cottrell accused of failing to adequately test rigs

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 1:44pm

ST. LOUIS — A married couple is suing a car hauler equipment manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Kranawetter Construction allegedly failed to submit reports, contributions

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 1:37pm

ST. LOUIS — Trustees are suing a construction company, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

St. Louis accounting technician claims she wasn't promoted due to race, gender discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 1:32pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis accounting technician is suing the secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, citing alleged race, age and gender discrimination.

Trustees claim Jeff Butzinger Construction failed to submit reports, payment contributions

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 1:22pm

ST. LOUIS — Trustees are suing a construction company, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation acts.

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder case stalled until U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Michael McGrady May 18, 2017, 8:30am

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District has opted out of providing an opinion on a talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson with more than $72 million in liability at stake until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on whether or not plaintiffs from out of state can bring claims to a specific jurisdiction.

Fitzpatrick hopeful governor will veto spending plan

Mike Helenthal May 17, 2017, 4:02pm

JEFFERSON CITY – A Missouri state representative is holding out hope that the governor will veto a spending plan that he says may go against the state constitution and leaves a $35 million hole in next year’s budget.

Collection action in favor of Frontenac Bank upheld by appeals court

Sam Knef May 17, 2017, 4:01pm

ST. LOUIS — An appeals court has sided with a bank in its collection action against customers who failed to pay on a promissory note that had been secured with a commercial building in St. Louis.

Appeals court finds C.B. Engineering responsible in dispute over condemned Lake St. Louis home

Sam Knef May 17, 2017, 3:25pm

ST. LOUIS — A dispute between a homebuilder and engineering firm over who was to blame for a newly constructed home being condemned shortly after the owners moved in has been decided by the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District.

Man alleges Monsanto failed to disclose defects of Roundup

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 1:44pm

ST. LOUIS — A Jersey County, Illinois, man is suing an herbicide maker, citing alleged design defects and failure to warn users of its harmful effects.

Minimum wage in St. Louis increases to $10 per hour

Laura Halleman May 16, 2017, 3:17pm

ST. LOUIS — Employers in the city of St. Louis must comply with a new law that goes into effect immediately and raises the minimum wage to $10 per hour for all employees who work at least 20 hours a week.