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

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

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

Indiana resident accuses St. Peters-based shopping plaza operators of ADA violations

ST. LOUIS — An individual with a disability is suing St. Peters shopping plaza operators, citing alleged disability discrimination.

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

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

Exxon Mobil Corporation, others accused of negligence

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

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

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

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

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

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.