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Charter Communications seeks move ex-employee discrimination case to federal court

ST. LOUIS – Charter Communications LLC filed a notice May 11 to remove a former employee’s discrimination complaint from St. Charles County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

SKU Foods faces a (Soozies) Doozy of a lawsuit

SKU Foods LLC is being sued in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri by an entrepreneur who alleges she was duped into selling her share of the Soozie’s Doozies cookie business.

Woman claims Manhattan Project caused her cancer

​A Florissant woman has filed a lawsuit against a biopharmaceutical company and chemical-producing corporation for alleged negligence related to the disposal of “hazardous, toxic, and radioactive materials” near residential neighborhoods in St. Louis County.

Court of Appeals dismisses appeal in case involving conservator of woman’s estate

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri appellate court judge has dismissed an appeal in a case involving a conservator of a disabled, incapacitated woman’s estate.

Missouri appeals court affirms award of over $600,000 in personal injury suit

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri appeals court has affirmed a trial court judgment awarding Johnson Controls more than $600,000 for legal expenses linked to a personal injury lawsuit.

Appellate court dismisses appeal in legal officer case

ST. LOUIS - A Missouri appellate court has dismissed an appeal from an assistant legal officer against a political subdivision amid a dispute about alleged unpaid legal fees.

Man seeks class action against Costco for shortchanging members who cancel

A man has filed a class action lawsuit against Costco Wholesale alleging that the mega-warehouse retailer illegally reimburses part of store memberships instead of the entire price as stated in company policy.

Judge affirms $600,000 award to Johnson Controls for legal costs in slip and fall case

A Missouri appellate court judge has affirmed a trial court’s judgement to award Johnson Controls over $600,000 for its legal expenses related to a personal injury lawsuit.

Appeals court affirms dismissal of defamation claim against Washington University doctor

A defamation suit that was dismissed against an oncology doctor at Washington University School of Medicine has been affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Legal malpractice ruling in favor of attorney upheld by Missouri Court of Appeals

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has upheld a ruling in favor of a lawyer who had been hired and later sued by former real estate agents whose licenses were revoked for preparing financing applications that contained false information about buyers' ability to repay.

$5.2 million jury verdict in bar tent collapse near Busch Stadium upheld

A $5.2 million jury verdict in a wrongful death and personal injury suit involving the collapse of a bar tent near Busch Stadium in 2012 has been affirmed by an appeals court.

Summary judgment enforcing AAA Trailer Services' noncompete agreement reversed

An appeals court has reversed and remanded a finding for a commercial tractor trailer mechanical service provider in a lawsuit brought by its former mechanic.

$1.5 million Spaceball injury verdict upheld by appeals court

ST. LOUIS – An appeals court has upheld a $1.5 million jury verdict in favor of a man who fell from the Spaceball human gyroscope ride at a Hillsboro community event in 2012.

Interviews for 22nd Circuit judicial candidates begin April 5

Thirty-five applicants have submitted paperwork for a vacancy at the 22nd Circuit Court in St. Louis left by Judge Robert H. Dierker who has resigned, according to a state court official.

Appeals court affirms St. Louis court’s decision in family trust dispute

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has affirmed a trial court's judgment involving a trust dispute among seven adult siblings.

Pro se litigant's appeal of St. Louis court's decision dismissed over 'significant deficiencies'

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has denied a pro se litigant's appeal of a judgment entered against him at the St. Louis Circuit Court.

SCOTUS decision changes everything in Missouri mass tort cases; Once-$72M verdict will stay vacated

From
Legal Newsline

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The Missouri Supreme Court's decision earlier this month to not review a talcum powder case against Johnson & Johnson, leaving vacated a once-$72 million verdict signals that the "Show-Me State is now a less tort-friendly place," a mass tort litigator says.

ADA case against Dierbergs survives motion to dismiss

U. S. District Judge Richard Webber has denied Dierbergs Four Seasons' motion to dismiss an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claim brought by "serial plaintiffs" with "extensive litigation histories across the country" and at the Eastern District of Missouri.

Ruling in favor of Show-Me Credit Union over car repossession reversed

An appeals court has found in favor of a man who claimed that a lender that provided him financing of two vehicles failed to give proper notice as required by the Uniform Commercial Code when it repossessed them and sought a deficiency judgment.

Appeals panel affirms ruling on taxation of court costs in favor of Volkswagen

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District has affirmed a ruling in favor of Volkswagen Group of America involving the taxation of court costs that were imposed on plaintiffs who lost their case against the German automaker.