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Priest alleges minor children were harmed by lead exposure in Peru

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | May 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis priest alleges an international natural resource company that operated in a region in Peru released lead that damaged several minor children.

Damages sought from owners of metallurgical complex in Peru over minor childrens' alleged injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man acting as next friend of several minor plaintiffs is seeking damages from an international natural resource company that operated in a region of Peru.

Gov. Greitens is considering three candidates for St. Louis circuit court vacancy

By Karen Kidd | Feb 27, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is mulling three candidates, a Clayton attorney and two associate circuit judges, that the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission recommended to fill a bench vacancy left when Judge Jimmie Edwards resigned last fall.

Heirs of man who died of lung cancer blame BNSF Railway for asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Surviving heirs are suing BNSF Railway Co., Johnson & Johnson, Union Carbide Corp., and others, asbestos products manufacturers, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

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Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Owners of building that caught fire sued for wrongful death, negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 28, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Survivors of a deadly fire in St. Louis are suing multiple entities, citing alleged negligence and wrongful death.

Former St. Louis public defender reinstated to practice law following 2007 suspension

By Karen Kidd | Nov 25, 2017

Eric Seymour Affholter, who lost his job in 2007 as head of the state public defender’s office in St. Louis over charges of marriage fraud, has been reinstated to practice law following a state Nov. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Mother claims boots from BBC International had staple protruding from inside the shoe

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 9, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A mother is suing a footwear company, citing alleged negligence.

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.

St. Louis resident accuses Credit One Bank of invasion of privacy

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis consumer is suing a bank, citing alleged nuisance and invasion of privacy.

Exxon Mobil Corporation, others accused of negligence

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 4, 2017

A customer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corporation, Reeves Boomland Inc. and Bi-State Southern Oil Company for alleged negligence.

Federal appeals court rejects immunity defense by City of Ferguson

By Sam Knef | Aug 3, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has rejected the qualified immunity defense put up by the City of Ferguson and its police involving the claims of Michael Brown's companion Dorian Johnson.

Ballpark Village accused of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2017

An individual with a disability is suing Ballpark Village Holdings Block 350 LLC for alleged disability discrimination.

Google, On the Map Inc. accused of violating telephone harassment rules

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 31, 2017

A business owner has filed a class-action lawsuit against an internet marketing company and online advertising firm, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Bridgeton, Maryland Heights Taco Bell locations allegedly violate ADA guidelines

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Marietta, Georgia, man with disabilities alleges two Taco Bell locations don't follow accessibility guidelines.

Law firm taking advantage of 'friendly' courts for talcum powder trial, tort reform group says

By Tabitha Fleming | Feb 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied requests by Johnson & Johnson to delay trials over its talcum powder products, a victory for Alabama law firm Beasley Allen, which filed the lawsuit.

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