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Former University of Missouri professor loses appeal over antifreeze compound

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 20, 2019

A former associate professor for the University of Missouri has lost an appeal in a breach of contract and loyalty claim.

Family wins appeal against trucking company New Prime in wrongful death case

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 18, 2019

A Missouri court has reversed a trial court's motion that dismissed a wrongful death case against trucking company New Prime.

Court grants Monsanto motion to dismiss suit claiming Missouri man's son was denied health care benefits

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri man's lawsuit over his son being denied coverage on a work health insurance plan will continue against his insurer after the the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed his claims against his employer, Monsanto.

Court grants exclusion of physician's written testimony in Gyrus Acmi case

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A district court has granted a request to have written testimony from a treating physician not be included in an upcoming product liability case.

Court denies PETA's motion for default judgment in Missouri Primate Foundation case

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal district court has denied requests by both the Missouri Primate Foundation and PETA in a case involving chimpanzees.

New trial granted in wrongful death suit against Seasons Healthcare for Women, obstetrician

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri court has granted a new trial to the parents of a child who died in delivery in a negligence claim against an obstetrician.

Missouri Supreme Court rules to dismiss case against PPG Industries

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – The Supreme Court of Missouri has granted a request from PPG Industries to have a negligent representation case against it dismissed.

Woman sues St. Louis police for allegedly shattering her elbow during arrest

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 24, 2018

A St. Louis woman is suing two St. Louis police officers alleging that they shattered her elbow during an arrest.

Appeals court upholds dismissal of St. Louis man's eminent domain case

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of a St. Louis man's eminent domain case after the courts ruled that the city's Redevelopment Authority did not improperly condemn his property nor were they responsible to pay for his relocation costs.

SSM Health's pensions do not violate federal rules, judge rules

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 1, 2018

A federal judge threw out a pension-related lawsuit on July 23, ruling a nonprofit hospital with ties to the Roman Catholic Church did not violate retirement plan regulations.

St. Louis man's alleged radiation exposure spurs wrongful death lawsuit

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 23, 2018

Two uranium processing companies face a wrongful death lawsuit over the death of a man allegedly exposed to radiation.

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