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Man alleges Koleaseco driver who rear-ended him failed to properly watch for other vehicles

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 20, 2017, 2:32pm

ST. LOUIS — A motorist from Clinton County, Illinois, is suing a company based in Michigan, citing alleged negligence.

American Railcar Leasing alleges logistics company damaged tank cars

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 20, 2017, 2:24pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles leasing company is suing Musket Corp., citing alleged breach of contract.

Assistant US attorney who led federal investigation into Michael Brown shooting joins global firm

John Myers Feb. 19, 2017, 5:05pm

ST. LOUIS — A former assistant U.S. attorney who made global headlines is joining a law firm with a worldwide reach.

Butler County man alleges insurance company denied claim based on insufficient investigation

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 3:54pm

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A Butler County man is suing Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Co., citing alleged breach of contract.

St. Louis County woman says USPS employee failed to yield right of way, causing crash

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:50pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis County woman is suing the United States of America, citing alleged negligence.

Labor groups say Lee's Carpentry Services failed to pay required contributions

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:43pm

ST. LOUIS — Labor organizations are suing Lee's Carpentry Services LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Wentzville woman alleges she didn't receive proper notice to dispute debt

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:36pm

ST. LOUIS — A Wentzville woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Equinox Collection Services Inc., citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Labor organizations say CCR Construction failed to contribute to funds

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 17, 2017, 12:29pm

Labor organizations say CCR Construction failed to contribute to funds

Appeals court says probate claim not needed for beneficiary deed property transfers

Sara McCleary Feb. 15, 2017, 3:08pm

KANSAS CITY – The Missouri Court of Appeals in December upheld a trial court’s decision that a lender does not have to make a probate claim to protect its lien against a property when transferred through a beneficiary deed.

Wright City man claims Citibank made excessive calls

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 2:11pm

ST. LOUIS — A Wright City man is suing Citibank NA, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Former Liberty Life employee claims company ended approved disability benefits

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 15, 2017, 2:05pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston, her former employer, citing alleged violation of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Officer allegedly coerced mentally disabled woman into relationship, complaint says

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 2:11pm

ST. LOUIS — A legal guardian of a Gasconade County resident is suing the county, two police departments and a sheriff, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

Man says Canyon Creek Apartments, debt collector tried to collect fees not awarded by court

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 1:57pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis County man is suing a debt collector, its lawyer and an apartment complex, citing alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) and wrongful garnishment.

St. Louis County man says debt collector misrepresented itself as law firm

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 14, 2017, 1:44pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis County man is suing a collection agency, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Law firm taking advantage of 'friendly' courts for talcum powder trial, tort reform group says

Tabitha Fleming Feb. 12, 2017, 10:14pm

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied requests by Johnson & Johnson to delay trials over its talcum powder products, a victory for Alabama law firm Beasley Allen, which filed the lawsuit.

Missouri legislation could change consumer protections

Tabitha Fleming Feb. 12, 2017, 7:29pm

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Merchandising Protections Act (MPA) may be a thing of the past if state Senate Bill 5 clears the chamber and is ultimately signed into law by Gov. Eric Greitens.

Robocall lawsuit featuring voice of Huckabee certified as class-action

John Breslin Feb. 12, 2017, 2:30pm

ST. LOUIS — A district judge has certified a lawsuit as class-action that claims millions of robocalls with a message purportedly from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee were unlawfully sent to landlines across the country.

Patricia J. Churchill joins Armstrong Teasdale as corporate services counsel

Dawn Geske Feb. 12, 2017, 2:20pm

ST. LOUIS – Global law firm Armstrong Teasdale has named Patricia J. Churchill its new corporate services attorney.

St. Louis named to top spot in tort reform group's Judicial Hellholes report

Laura Halleman Feb. 10, 2017, 12:30pm

ST. LOUIS — Citing lax expert standards and huge payouts for plaintiffs, St. Louis has been named to the top spot in the annual Judicial Hellholes report released by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF).

Class-action suit claims Medicredit violated phone, debt collection acts

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 7, 2017, 2:44pm

ST. LOUIS — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against St. Louis-based Medicredit, Inc. and Tennessee-based Parallon Business Solutions, LLC, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.