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Former Amtrak employee claims she suffered knee, back injuries due to repetitive car movements

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A former on-board service attendant is suing a common carrier operator, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Blows to talc plaintiffs in Missouri as $72 million award overturned, another trial halted

By John Breslin | Nov 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY – Plaintiffs involved in two talc-related cases being heard in Missouri suffered recent blows with a reversal of a $72 million award and the halting of a trial due to begin last month.

Missouri man claims he developed lung cancer due to asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A husband and wife from Missouri are suing asbestos products manufacturers, citing alleged negligence.

Texas couple claims Missouri company, others should have known of asbestos risks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Texas residents are suing multiple corporations, citing alleged failure to protect and failure to warn of the dangerous effects of asbestos.

Heirs allege Missouri-based companies, others didn't warn workers of asbestos risks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 4, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Heirs are suing a number of corporations, citing alleged failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Missouri's improved legal climate not captured in national poll conducted in spring

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2017

Missouri's efforts at tort reform this past summer didn't factor in a national poll released this week that ranks states by their legal climate. The state, however, still saw a slight improvement.

Missouri couple claims corporations failed to warn of the effects of asbestos

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 17, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A couple is suing multiple corporations, citing alleged failure to protect and failure to warn of the dangerous effects of asbestos.

USCIS accused of unlawfully delaying immigration application

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2017

A St. Louis resident is suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Secretary of DHS John F. Kelley for an alleged unlawful delay in an application for permanent residency.

St. Louis resident alleges government agencies unlawfully delayed application for residency

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — A Bosnian citizen living in St. Louis is suing government agencies, citing alleged unlawful delay of application for citizenship.

Transportation clerk alleges she was injured while employed at National Railroad Passenger Corp.

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 27, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A transportation clerk is suing a railroad corporation, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Amtrak clerk holds rail transportation company responsible for health issues

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 25, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A transportation clerk is suing a railroad corporation, alleging negligence in keeping the workplace safe for employees.

Amtrak allegedly failed to keep workplace safe, causing injury to employee

By STL Record | Jun 24, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing a rail travel service, alleging negligence for an unsafe workplace.

Due to high court ruling, mistrial declared in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

By Michael McGrady | Jun 22, 2017

A multiplaintiff complaint against Johnson & Johnson has resulted in a mistrial after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling on a similar case, altering the outcome of the lawsuit targeting consumer talc products distributed by the defendant and its contracted distributors.

Labor Department says Missouri Freight Equipment owner mishandled withholdings

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Secretary of Labor is suing the president/director of Missouri Freight Equipment, alleging violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Express Scripts claims Kaleo failed to pay rebates, fees

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Pharmacy benefit managers are suing a pharmaceutical company citing alleged breach of rebate agreements.

Supreme Court upholds law allowing health insurance companies to recover funds from clients

By Chandra Lye | May 7, 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a decision of a Missouri court, ruling that a health insurance company has the right to use a lien on client’s funds.

Appeals court dismisses challenge related to DOC document request

By Carrie Salls | Apr 15, 2017

KANSAS CITY – The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District dismissed an appeal related a Sunshine Law document production request after the Circuit Court of Cole County, Missouri, ruled on an identity protection issue and ordered a stay.

U.S. Supreme Court grants additional time for Missouri to appeal egg case

By Karen Kidd | Apr 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's attorney general has been granted additional time to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court against California laws and regulations that don't allow the sale of eggs from chickens too closely confined.

Analysis shows more asbestos litigation filed in St. Louis courts in 2016

By Taryn Phaneuf | Mar 30, 2017

St. Louis is the fourth-most popular court system for asbestos lawsuits, with several factors earning the city a designation as a maturing jurisdiction, according to a recent analysis of 2016 filings by KCIC, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm.

Bill that would limit venue shopping advances without pro-attorney amendment

By Michael Carroll | Mar 26, 2017

A bill aimed at rehabilitating Missouri’s reputation as a “judicial hellhole” and magnet for frivolous lawsuits passed the Missouri House of Representatives this month, but not before a GOP lawmaker and trial attorney tried to amend the measure they said was overkill.

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