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LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH LLP: Lewis Brisbois Wichita partners Alan Rupe and Jessica Skladzien recognized by Best Lawyers

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Wichita Managing Partner Alan Rupe and Partner Jessica Skladzien have been recognized by Best Lawyers for outstanding work in their respective fields.

Municipal lawsuit against Dish Network and DirecTV moves to federal court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

A service provider fee dispute between the city of Creve Coeur and two broadcast satellite companies moved to federal court on Aug. 29.

Jefferson City, O'Fallon attorneys reinstated in separate Missouri Supreme Court orders

By Karen Kidd | Aug 22, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Jefferson City attorney Georgia Ann Mathers has been reinstated following her 2013 suspension and O'Fallon attorney Gary Randall Long has been reinstated after resolving a tax issue in separate and recent Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Consumers allege Roundup use caused cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 24, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Ten consumers alleges their use of a brand of herbicide caused them to develop cancer.

Illinois couple seeks damages from Crane, Union Carbide over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 16, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois couple alleges that the husband developed asbestos-related diseases as a result to exposure to the substance during his employment at various locations in Missouri and elsewhere.

St. Louis jurors hit J&J with $4.69 billion verdict - $4.1 billion in punitive damages

By Ann Maher | Jul 12, 2018

Jurors hammered Johnson & Johnson with a $4.69 billion verdict that includes more than $4.1 billion in punitive damages over claims that asbestos in talcum powder products caused 22 women to develop ovarian cancer.

J&J talc trial wraps up: Attorneys accuse each other of fake science in closing arguments

By John Sammon | Jul 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Attorneys for both sides claimed the other fabricated science during closing remarks on July 11 after a month-long trial in a lawsuit in which 22 women allege the baby powder they used made by Johnson & Johnson gave them ovarian cancer.

Plaintiffs and defense spar over qualifications, family history issues

By John Sammon | Jul 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The attorney for 22 women suing Johnson & Johnson for the baby powder they said caused their ovarian cancer and a medical doctor witness for the defense traded barbs in court on July 3.

Lanier goes after J&J epidemiologist who says plaintiff asbestos findings wrong

By John Sammon | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The attorney for 22 women plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson for the baby powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer on July 2 challenged the qualifications of a defense witness epidemiologist and accused her of leaving pertinent information out of her findings.

Plaintiff lawyer says J&J accused of altering records as scientist maintains product is asbestos free

By John Sammon | Jul 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Mark Lanier, the attorney for 22 women suing baby powder maker Johnson & Johnson for the talc powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer, said a J&J scientist had been accused of altering records to quash knowledge the product contained asbestos.

PromoPlacement alleges California company failed to pay for services

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County corporation alleges that a California company failed to pay it for its services.

Kansas couple alleges asbestos in products made by Bayer, others caused mesothelioma

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Kansas couple is seeking damages over allegations the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure.

Transgender employee files discrimination suit against Ikea North America

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Ohio resident alleges he was discriminated against and constructively discharged by his former St. Louis employer.

Former maintenance mechanic seeks damages from Bechtel Power, others over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance mechanic alleges exposure to asbestos during his worker career led to the development of lung cancer.

Man alleges father's lung cancer caused by asbestos in Riley Power, others products

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A son of a man formerly employed as a truck driver alleges his late father's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Heirs file suit against Riley Power, others over allegations of failure to warn of asbestos dangers

By Lhalie Castillo | May 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The children of a man formerly employed as a carpenter allege their father was diagnosed with mesothelioma because of his exposure to asbestos fibers.

Surviving children of woman who worked in St. Louis allege companies failed to warn of hazards of asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | May 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The children of a woman who died from complications from mesothelioma allege the disease was caused by exposure to asbestos during her career in St. Louis.

Deere & Co., other companies named in Missouri couple's suit over asbestos injury allegations

By Lhalie Castillo | May 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri couple alleges the husband's mesothelioma diagnosis is a result of his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Couple seeks damages from Certain-Teed Corp., others over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A couple claims the husband's mesothelioma diagnosis was due to his exposure to asbestos during his working career.

Man alleges LTI Trucking Services failed to hire him because of consumer report

By Lhalie Castillo | May 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois man has filed a class action suit against a trucking and transportation company over allegations it took adverse action against him based on a consumer reporting agency report.

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