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Man alleges asbestos exposure from Warren Pumps, others' products caused cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 23, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A couple has filed suit against two St. Louis-based companies and others over allegations asbestos exposure caused the husband to develop lung cancer.

Missouri Democratic Party takes its lieutenant governor to the Supreme Court

By Kory Oswald | Jul 21, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Democratic Party is taking its case to the Missouri Supreme Court after a Circuit Court judge dismissed its lawsuit challenging Gov. Mike Parson’s choice for the state’s lieutenant governor.

Court rules St. Louis City Public Schools failed to provide child with free and appropriate education under IEP

By Kory Oswald | Jul 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently ordered the St. Louis City Public School District to reimburse the family of a minor with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for costs accrued after the district failed to provide the student with an adequate education plan and environment.

St. Louis restaurant inspector can't claim discrimination over disability he never revealed

By Alex Zorn | Jul 21, 2018

ST LOUIS – A former employee for St. Louis County's Department of Public Health had his disability discrimination suit shot down last month when he failed to prove he disclosed his disability before leaving his position.

Fox Associates ordered to pay more than $100,000 in attorney fees, expenses

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Fox Associates, owners of the Fabulous Fox Theatre, have been ordered to pay more than $100,000 to plaintiffs for fees accrued in a recent lawsuit against them.

Former employee claims CBIZ Benefits discriminated against her because of race and age

By William Sassani | Jul 21, 2018

KANSAS CITY — A former employee has filed an age and race discrimination lawsuit against CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services.

HESSE MARTONE: Eighth Circuit upholds subcontractor's Criminal Liability in Fatal Employee Fall

By Press release submission | Jul 20, 2018

The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld $500,000 fine and Class B Misdemeanor against DNRB, a construction contractor whose employee fell to his death, having not ensured its employee secured his personal protective equipment, even though it provided it to him.

Former VA worker's suit cites retaliation, gender bias at health clinic in Mount Vernon

By William Sassani | Jul 19, 2018

JOPLIN – A former male employee of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic in Mount Vernon recently filed a federal suit against the department alleging retaliation, gender discrimination and a hostile work environment leading up to the termination of his employment.

Driver claims Old Dominion Freight Line driver's negligence caused him to strike curb to avoid collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A driver alleges he hit a curb to avoid a collision with a tractor-trailer and is seeking damages from the transportation company.

Driver alleged to have failed to keep safe distance in I-64 accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Two motorists allege a Chesterfield woman failed to keep a safe distance in an Interstate 64 accident in St. Louis.

Schnuck Markets shopper alleges hand truck caused him to fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A patron of a St. Louis grocery store alleges he was injured when an employee pushed a hand truck into him and caused him to fall.

Former St. Louis Public Schools employee alleges she was treated differently because of disability

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former St. Louis Public Schools employee alleges that she was forced to resign because of discriminatory treatment.

Court grants Atkins Nutritionals' motion for summary judgment regarding labeling on two of five diet bars

By Angela Underwood | Jul 18, 2018

Atkins Nutritionals, which makes weight control nutrition products, was partially successful in its motion for summary judgment in a case alleging false labeling on its diet bars.

MCANANY VAN CLEAVE & PHILLIPS: Missouri Business Premises Safety Act

By Press release submission | Jul 18, 2018

On July 5, 2018, Governor Parson signed Senate Bill 608, which not only modifies provisions regarding the liability of property owners when criminal conduct occurs on their property, but also creates the Business Premises Safety Act.

Customer's suit against Tuesday Morning over alleged fire-causing lamp thrown out

By William Sassani | Jul 18, 2018

Customer's suit against Tuesday Morning over alleged fire-causing lamp thrown out

Illinois motorist alleged to have failed to yield in St. Louis auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Decatur, Illinois driver is alleged to have caused a collision in St. Louis by failing to yield.

Driver alleges she sustained concussion in St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A driver is alleged to have drove an excessive rate of speed in a rear-end collision at a St. Louis intersection.

Motorcycle rider injured in accident seeks damages from driver, State Farm

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Imperial man is seeking damages from an Illinois driver and his insurance company after an accident in St. Louis.

KAI Design & Build alleges it is owed more than $65,000 for Gateway Arch project

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company alleges it was not paid in full for its services on a renovation project at the Gateway Arch Visitor's Center.

Beazer East, others named in man's asbestos injury suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man formerly employed by various companies in Indiana alleges exposure to asbestos in the workplace caused him to develop lung cancer.

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