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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Federal Court Grants Motion Sanctioning Missouri Child Care Centers for Failing to Comply With U.s. Labor Department Subpoena

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri has ordered Kinder Kidz LLC and Teach Me Kidz Academy LLC – based in St. Louis, Missouri – to pay a $50 daily fine for failing to comply with the Court’s Orders requiring them to respond to federal subpoenas from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) to determine compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Insured motorist is suing American Family Mutual Insurance over allegations of vexatious refusal

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A driver injured in a collision near Perryville alleges she is entitled to $50,000 in benefits from her insurer and it only offered her $25,000.

Overland Park attorney disbarred following guilty plea, imprisonment for tax evasion

By Karen Kidd | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Imprisoned Overland Park attorney David Ben Mandelbaum was recently disbarred following his guilty plea in Kansas last summer to federal tax evasion charges.

Injured motorist files suit against American Family Mutual Insurance over claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insured motorist alleges American Family Mutual Insurance Co. has failed to pay the fair value of his claim.

Motorist alleges America Family Mutual Insurance failed to pay amounts due under policy

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 7, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis motorist alleges her insurance company has refused to pay her amounts due under a policy over damages she sustained in an auto accident.

Off-duty police officer could be held liable for fatal car accident, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 9, 2018

A family is seeking damages alleging that the death of their 17-year-old child was partially the fault of the Kansas City Police Department.

Former maintenance worker alleges products from Dwyer Instruments, others caused asbestosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance worker alleges he has been injured by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Guest sues Airbnb operators after alleged dog attack

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A guest is suing Jo Pleas and Kevin Pleas, et al., Airbnb operators, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Patient sues alleging misdiagnosis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 29, 2018

Terry Adams filed a complaint on Oct. 15, in the St. Louis Circuit Court, against Michael D. Bavlsik ,MD, et al., alleging that the healthcare providers failed to appropriately diagnose and/or evaluate him for transient ischemic attacks.

Kansas attorney reciprocally disbarred in Missouri over allegations linked to foreclosure

By Karen Kidd | Oct 23, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Attorney L. J. Buckner Jr. of Lenexa, Kansas, has been reciprocally disbarred following an Oct. 22 Missouri Supreme Court order after a similar discipline handed down in a split Kansas Supreme Court proceeding last summer.

Suspended Gladstone attorney reciprocally disciplined in Missouri following disbarment in Kansas

By Karen Kidd | Aug 22, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Suspended Gladstone attorney Kenneth J. Geniuk has again been indefinitely suspended following an Aug. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order and his disbarment earlier this year in Kansas.

Anheuser Busch Employee Credit Union alleges insurer breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A credit union alleges an insurance company failed to indemnify it in a lawsuit.

Kansas City attorney reciprocally disbarred

By Karen Kidd | Jun 18, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Kansas City attorney Luke B. Harkins has been reciprocally disbarred following a June 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was voluntarily disbarred in Kansas.

Patient alleges negligent care from Barnes-Jewish Hospital caused loss of muscle control

By Lhalie Castillo | May 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Florissant woman alleges negligent care at a St. Louis hospital caused her to become a paraplegic.

Kansas attorney reciprocally disciplined following allegations regarding employee's IRA

By Karen Kidd | May 23, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Lawrence, Kansas attorney Brandy L. Sutton has been suspended indefinitely following a May 16 Missouri Supreme Court order following her suspension in Kansas over allegations that she mishandled an employee's retirement account.

Representative claims BNSF Railway failed to provide protective equipment to former employee

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A personal representative of a Mississippi man's estate alleges exposure to toxic agents caused his decedent's cancer.

Liberty attorney voluntarily disbarred in 2 states after conviction on attempting to sexually exploit child

By Karen Kidd | Mar 4, 2018

Liberty attorney Jerome M. Patience has been voluntarily disbarred following a Feb. 23 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was sentenced last month to 6 years in prison for attempted sexual exploitation of a child.

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.

Man claims lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A man who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer is suing Archer Daniels Midland Co., Baltimore Aircoil Co. Inc., Caterpillar Inc. and others, citing alleged negligence.

Employee says BNSF Railway failed to provide safe workplace

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 9, 2018

ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing BNSF Railway Company, alleging an unsafe work environment.

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