U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Eastern Division News

Judge denies debt collector Professional Credit Management's request for sanctions, summary judgment

By Elizabeth Alt | Mar 27, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division has denied a debt collector’s request to grant it summary judgment in a lawsuit it claims the plaintiff’s attorney knew was “frivolous.”

Court grants partial dismissal in Urban League discrimination case

By Robert Davis | Mar 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Judge Audrey Fleissig presiding in the Eastern District Court of Missouri dismissed allegations of mail fraud against the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis while granting complaints of service letter violations and allegations of employment discrimination filed by former employee Herta Martha Shikapwashya.

Express Scripts motion to dismiss monopoly case granted

By Angela Underwood | Mar 21, 2018

ST LOUIS – A U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri judge has dismissed a case against a pharmacy over allegations of breach of contract and violation of the Sherman Act.

Appeals court sides with state in property owner's objection to sound wall

By Sam Knef | Feb 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS - The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has affirmed judgment in favor of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission involving an office building owner who sought $5 million in damages over the construction of a sound wall on Interstate 64 in Chesterfield.

Sued by those it sued, Rent-a-Center wants class action sent to arbitration

By David Hutton | Jan 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Rent-A-Center is asking a federal judge to send a class action lawsuit against it to arbitration.

Judge certifies FSLA class of Steak 'n Shake workers

By Sam Knef | Jan 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS - A federal judge has certified a class action of 46 Steak 'n Shake managers in Missouri who claim they were not paid overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Court rejects Bayer’s effort to keep Essure cases in federal court

By Sam Knef | Dec 2, 2017

A federal judge has remanded a product liability claim brought on behalf of 94 plaintiffs from four states against Bayer Corp. over its birth control product Essure to St. Louis City Circuit Court.

Man accuses St. Peters shopping plaza operators of failing to abide by ADA guidelines

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Johnson County, Indiana, individual is suing the owner, lessee and operator of a shopping plaza, citing alleged disability discrimination.

Twins accuse Travel Centers of America of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 25, 2017

ST. LOUIS — African-American twins are suing an employer, citing alleged discrimination, a hostile work environment and retaliation.

Former loan coordinator accuses FortuneBank of retaliatory discharge

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A loan coordinator and administrative assistant is suing a Missouri trust corporation, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Indiana resident accuses St. Peters-based shopping plaza operators of ADA violations

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An individual with a disability is suing St. Peters shopping plaza operators, citing alleged disability discrimination.

Man files claim in Missouri accusing lawyers, firms of malpractice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An individual is suing lawyers and law firms, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Security officer accuses Zugress Security Services employee of sexual assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A security officer is suing a security service company, citing alleged harassment and assault.

Walmart accused of failing to clean up soap on floor

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri resident is suing Walmart, citing alleged negligence.

Kirkwood resident claims he was fired due to age, disability

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Kirkwood resident with a disability is suing his former employers, citing alleged age and disability discrimination.

Emerson Electric accuses Delaware corporations of trademark infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis company is suing Delaware corporations, citing alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Subcontractor CMT LLC claims it suffered discrimination during roofing project

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A commercial subcontracting company is suing a health care organization, citing alleged breach of contract and racial discrimination.

Easton Diamond Sports sued over alleged trademark infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 30, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A sporting goods company is suing a manufacturer of baseball and softball equipment, citing alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition.

St. Charles security officer claims background screening had inaccurate information

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 30, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles County security officer is suing a security service provider company for allegedly reporting inaccurate information during a background screening report.

Family members claim Pemiscot County officers failed to give man needed insulin

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 30, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Surviving family members are suing Pemiscot County law-enforcement officers and a St. Louis company, citing alleged breach of duty.

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