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Brand Insulations, others named in asbestos injury suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former laborer blames his mesothelioma diagnosis on exposure to asbestos from products during his career.

Judge allows fired junior high teacher's age discrimination case to proceed

By Sam Knef | Nov 4, 2018

A federal judge is allowing a former Delta School District junior high teacher's lawsuit against a superintendent and school board to move forward.

Train passenger sues Amtrak after allegedly slipping on icy steps

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A passenger is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corp., doing business as Amtrak, citing alleged negligence.

Commerce Bank alleged to charge unauthorized fees for debit card use

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis customer alleges a bank charges account holders a fee for using a debit card and that it is not authorized to make these charges.

POLSINELLI: Polsinelli IP Client Honored as St. Louis Region’s “Inventor of the Year”

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Polsinelli’s Intellectual Property client Scott Carver, president and chief executive officer of FirstSpear, has been named the 2018 Inventor of the Year in the Established Companies category by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL).

Attorney sees lawyers' role in judge selection process as helping fuel rise in lawsuits in 'Sue Me State'

By Angela Underwood | Aug 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An attorney for the Competitive Enterprise Institute said the significant rise in statewide lawsuits is because of the close connection between lawyers and judges.

Multiple investigations, and first suits, follow duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake

By John Breslin | Aug 6, 2018

KANSAS CITY - Investigations have been launched by various agencies, and civil lawsuits filed, following the Table Rock Lake tragedy on July 19.

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.

Johnson & Johnson will appeal verdict in billion dollar talc judgement

By John Sammon | Jul 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Johnson & Johnson officials pledged to appeal a $4.69 billion court judgment against them the day after a trial in which 22 women plaintiffs won a landmark case accusing the company of causing their ovarian cancer from use of baby powder containing asbestos.

Jurors pound Johnson & Johnson with $4.69 billion judgment; Company vows to appeal

By John Sammon | Jul 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Jurors on July 12 handed Johnson & Johnson a body-blow, levying a total $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages to 22 women who claimed its talcum powder contained asbestos that caused them to develop ovarian cancer.

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.

Attorney convicted in payday loan scam suspended

By Karen Kidd | Jun 18, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Timothy Muir, former attorney for Leawood businessman and professional race car driver Scott Tucker, has been suspended following a June 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after both men were sentenced earlier this year in an illegal payday loan scam that reportedly netted billions of dollars.

Consumer alleges Commercial Bank charged fees twice on same transaction

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges a bank improperly changes more than one non-sufficient funds fee on the same transaction.

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.

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.

Amtrak engineer alleges unsafe working environment caused shoulder injury

By Lhalie Castillo | May 15, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An engineer for Amtrak alleges he was never warned of unsafe conditions and the potential for injuries.

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.

Amtrak employee alleges back injuries caused by repetitive motions

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois man alleges his back injuries were caused by the working conditions during his employment with Amtrak.

From Legal Newsline

More aggressive defenses expected in asbestos cases as new information emerges of other cancer causes

By John Breslin | Apr 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Companies named in asbestos lawsuits may employ more aggressive defenses as information emerges that other factors can cause the particular type of cancer that leads to the costliest settlements and verdicts.

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