ST. LOUIS – A former employee of a business and technology consulting company claims it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by paying female workers less than male workers.
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BlueLine Rental alleges former Scott City branch manager violated agreement by working for competitor
CAPE GIRARDEAU – A company that provides heavy industrial and construction equipment rentals is suing a former branch manager alleging she breached contract by leaving to work for a competitor and encouraging other employees to do the same.
ST. LOUIS – Defendants Allergan USA Inc. and Apollo Endosurgery US Inc. have filed to remove a medical malpractice and medical device products liability case to federal court.
ST. LOUIS – Ross Dress for Less Inc. is suing St. Louis Retail Outlet, doing business as St. Louis Mills Mall in Hazelwood, for not honoring lease provisions that allow the retailer to pay less in rent when the occupancy level of the mall falls below 60 percent.
Monsanto and BASF Corporation face a new lawsuit over use of their herbicides Xtendimax and Engenia.
The U.S. Labor Department has targeted a freight company for allegedly subjecting agricultural workers to "inhumane" housing conditions in the southeastern part of Missouri.
Ten Missouri counties and the city of Joplin joined communities across the country in litigation over the nation's opoid epidemic.
ST. LOUIS – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley recently filed motions in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri seeking criminal contempt sanctions against Backpage.com LLC, a company that in April pleaded guilty in a Texas state court to human trafficking and to conspiracy to commit money laundering in federal court in Arizona.
KANSAS CITY – A nonparty to a defamation suit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeks to quash or modify a subpoena she received as a researcher.
ST. JOSEPH – A parent of a student in the St. Joseph School District has filed suit against the district and administrators claiming they have impaired her son's ability to access a place of public accommodation - his public school.
KANSAS CITY – A Nebraska man who claims he was battered by a deputy sheriff from Cass County at an auto auction and then wrongfully detained and charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and trespass has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
ST. LOUIS – Amazon.com has requested to remove a lawsuit brought by a Missouri couple who claim that a battery pack they purchased from a third party on its site caused a fire that burned their detached garage.
Eagle Express Lines, driver involved in fatal collision counter-sue over claims victim was sleep-deprived
ST. LOUIS – The owner of an over-the-road freight carrier is counter-suing people involving a fatal collision two years ago on westbound Interstate 70 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
ST. LOUIS – A company that manufactures heater-cooler devices used for open heart surgeries has removed a products liability suit to federal court at the Eastern District of Missouri.
Ulrich Medical USA says a Texas -based hospital owes thousands of dollars for medical devices.
ST. LOUIS – Monsanto and BASF Corp. face a federal lass action lawsuit alleging their products have caused crop losses on millions of acres of farmland across the U.S.
Jefferson County couple's suit claims equipment used during husband's heart surgery 'colonizes' bacteria
ST. LOUIS – A man who suffered a bacterial infection when he underwent heart surgery in 2016 recently filed a lawsuit against the medical device manufacturers whose equipment was used during his procedure claiming he suffers from night sweats, fevers, weakness, pain, discomfort, impairment and loss of enjoyment of life.
ST. LOUIS – American Family Mutual Insurance Co. is seeking declaratory judgment in a dispute with its insured who was sued for breach of contract in the construction of a grain storage and distribution facility near Palmyra.
MFA Inc., an agricultural cooperative, unlawfully released anhydrous ammonia that injured residents and employees near their facilities, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims in federal court.
KANSAS CITY – A pro se plaintiff is seeking $835,000 in damages against Cochlear Limited and Cochlear Americas over a hearing implant device he claims caused permanent numbness in his left ea