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IT company seeks removal of civil rights case to federal court

An international business consultancy and information technology firm is asking a Missouri judge to transfer a case against it to federal court.

Woman sues Merck over birth control ring

A California woman who claims to have suffered serious injury from the use of a birth control ring is suing several companies now linked to the product.

Poplar Bluff contractor alleged to have defectively constructed house

CAPE GIRARDEAU – A couple is suing a Missouri construction firm and others over claims that they "defectively performed almost every aspect" of the building of a new house on land they owned.

Man arrested after warrantless chicken coop search seeks $2 million

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri man sentenced to 26 years in prison on a drug charge that was later vacated is suing a county sheriff and wants approximately $2 million.

Former ERDCC inmate alleges doctor disregarded health conditions after knee surgery

ST LOUIS – A Missouri inmate is suing a doctor he claims failed to provide proper care following a knee replacement surgery.

Hawley likely seeking to determine connection between Google, Facebook data practices, attorney says

ST. LOUIS — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley appears to be trying to find out whether personal information held by Facebook can be connected to what consumers share by using Google's Android phones, according to a lawyer following the Hawley's aggressive pursuit of the companies.

More aggressive defenses expected in asbestos cases as new information emerges of other cancer causes

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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Companies named in asbestos lawsuits may employ more aggressive defenses as information emerges that other factors can cause the particular type of cancer that leads to the costliest settlements and verdicts.

Media strategist picks up where law schools fall short

Law school teaches future attorneys many things about the law, but they don't teach how to market their firm or interact with the media.

Missouri AG first to take on Google over alleged consumer protection, anti-trust violations

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's attorney general has become the first state law officer to demand Google reveal information over whether its business practices violated consumer protection and anti-trust laws.

Blows to talc plaintiffs in Missouri as $72 million award overturned, another trial halted

JEFFERSON CITY – Plaintiffs involved in two talc-related cases being heard in Missouri suffered recent blows with a reversal of a $72 million award and the halting of a trial due to begin last month.

As Fischer begins term as high court's chief justice, he is the lone dissenter on first opinion issued

Judge Zel M. Fischer this month began his two-year term as chief justice on the Missouri Supreme Court.

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

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.

Talc defendant cites Supreme Court ruling on out-of-state plaintiffs in bid to overturn verdict

ST. LOUIS — A defendant in a class action lawsuit over claims that talc is linked to patients developing ovarian cancer has cited a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling that foreign corporations cannot be sued for events that happened out of state.

Robocall lawsuit featuring voice of Huckabee certified as class-action

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.