Danielle Pacey News

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder case will stay in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri has decided that a case alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products have been linked to ovarian cancer will not be moved to another court.

Attorneys General urge tighter production quotas on opioids

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 22, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has joined AGs from 10 other states to ask the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to set tighter production quotas on opioids.

Bimbo Foods Bakeries moves a distribution disagreement case to the U.S. District Court

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 22, 2018

KANSAS CITY – Bimbo Foods Bakeries removed a distribution disagreement case on Sept. 14 from a Missouri Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri because alleged damages exceed $75,000 and not all parties are Missouri residents.

News and advertising company faces copyright lawsuit over Jerry Garcia photo

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A photographer accuses a news and advertising company for the alleged theft of a copyrighted photograph of Jerry Garcia.

Grocery chain sues former director for allegedly stealing insider information

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS — The director of market development for Save-A-Lot grocery chain allegedly emailed himself confidential business information and then went to work for a local competitor.

Jail administrators fired correctional officer for speaking out, lawsuit says

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 7, 2018

A former captain with the St. Louis Corrections Division accuses the city and jail administrators of firing him for speaking out about poor conditions in the jail.

Woman blames shooting range for hearing loss

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

The first time at a shooting range left a woman permanently deaf, a federal lawsuit claims.

Father and son face federal lawsuit over alleged Ponzi scheme

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accuses an investment firm of running a Ponzi scheme using dilapidated properties on Chicago's South Side.

Broadcast company faces copyright lawsuit over Howie Mandel photo

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

A photographer accuses a radio station website of stealing a copyrighted photo of Howie Mandel.

Municipal lawsuit against Dish Network and DirecTV moves to federal court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

A service provider fee dispute between the city of Creve Coeur and two broadcast satellite companies moved to federal court on Aug. 29.

Children's Mercy Hospital removes suit involving stolen patient files moved to federal court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 14, 2018

KANSAS CITY – Children's Mercy Hospital recently filed a request to move a class action suit in a case where patient medical files were stolen from an employee's trunk to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Satellite television installer Synergies3 Tec faces lawsuit over overtime pay

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 7, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A satellite television installer recently filed a federal class action lawsuit accusing his employer of not paying overtime wages to him and other installers.

Affiliated FM Insurance moves St. Louis Railway case to federal court

By Danielle Pacey | Jul 15, 2018

Affiliated FM Insurance Company on July 10 removed a water damage case from a Missouri Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri due to federal diversity jurisdiction.

State Farm seeks declaratory judgment in Dado's Cafe harassment and discrimination suit

By Danielle Pacey | Jul 13, 2018

Believing policy parameters relieve it from liability coverage, State Farm Insurance on July 8 asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District State of Missouri for a declaratory judgment in a sexual harassment and discrimination case.

Judge sides with VA in granting summary judgment in age, race bias case

By Danielle Pacey | Jul 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted summary judgment against a former employee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs who claimed he was discriminated against when he was terminated by the agency.

American Campus Communities Services to pay $400,000 to settle student housing lease rate suit

By Danielle Pacey | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently ordered American Campus Communities Services (ACC) to pay over $400,000 in final approval of class action lawsuit that alleged the company falsely marketed student housing lease rates in Columbia.

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