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St. Louis City named among the top 'judicial hellholes' by civil liability reform group

By John Breslin | Dec 10, 2018

St. Louis has been branded number four on the list of "judicial hellholes" by an organization that wants major reform of the civil liability system.

Man alleges exposure to asbestos in Georgia caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges exposure to asbestos during his employment in Georgia led him to develop lung cancer.

H&R Block worker says company has illegal anticompetitive contract, sues for alleged violation of the Sherman Act

By Charmaine Little | Dec 9, 2018

An H&R Block worker has sued the company with claims that it schemed to suppress workers’ wages.

Detained Women's March participant sues City claiming St. Louis Code rule is unconstitutional

By Charmaine Little | Dec 9, 2018

A woman arrested for failing to comply with an officer’s orders during the 2017 Women’s March in St. Louis has sued the city in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Injured baseball player's settlement with university avoided lengthy legal battle, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 9, 2018

A Southeast Missouri State University baseball player, Broc Kreitler, settled a lawsuit he had filed accusing the university of negligence after he was injured during practice.

McBride & Son alleges former employees left to work for competitor, misappropriated trade secrets

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis-based home building company is suing two former employees for allegedly misappropriating proprietary trade secret information.

Son of victim in fatal I-57 collision files wrongful death suit against Oakley Transport, driver

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 8, 2018

CAPE GIRARDEAU – A Kentucky man is has filed a suit over allegations of negligent conduct and wrongful death over an accident involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 57 that caused the death of his mother.

Estate of minor who survived Table Rock Lake boat accident sues Ripley Entertainment, others for damages

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – The estate of a minor who survived a duck boat accident at Table Rock Lake is suing the owner and the operators of the boat for damages caused.

Missouri, 41 other states reach $6 million agreement with Encore Capital Group, subsidiaries

By Charmaine Little | Dec 8, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri and other states have reached a $6 million settlement agreement with Encore Capital Group Inc., Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Dec. 5.

Republic Ford files to remove case over unfair business method allegations to federal court

By Charmaine Little | Dec 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – A Ford dealership filed to remove a class action case from the Greene County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in the Southern Division on Nov. 23.

Dexter attorney successfully completes probation, Missouri Supreme Court rules

By Karen Kidd | Dec 7, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Dexter attorney Jay R. Yorke is no longer on probation following a Dec. 6 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Unregistered, uncompensated 'lobbyist' loses case against Missouri Ethics Commission over free-speech claims

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

A Missouri man accused of being an unregistered lobbyist was denied his request for a permanent injunction against the Missouri Ethics Commission in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit amid his accusations the entity violated his First Amendment rights to freedom of speech.

Judge rules to exclude survey in trademark infringement case over the use of 'Blueprint'

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division ironed out a trademark infringement case surrounding the word “Blueprint” as it granted in part and denied in part a company’s motion for partial summary judgement on Nov. 29.

Damages sought by driver from Geico Casualty over collision with tractor-trailer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An insured driver is seeking damages from his insurer over a collision with a tractor-trailer in St. Mary.

White guard at St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center files suit over allegedly discriminatory treatment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Caucasian woman employed as a security guard alleges her race is a factor in her employer's decision not to allow her to work overtime.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP- MISSOURI: Ericka Simpson Conner Joins Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Board

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Ericka Simpson Conner has joined the Board of the Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM).

Steam Heat alleges KDNL Licensee, others owes for services

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A janitorial service company alleges it is owed for services provided to a St. Louis television station.

Tenant alleges negligence of Senate Square 2004 led to injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A tenant of a St. Louis apartment alleges the owner's negligence caused her nearly $50,000 in medical bills.

Driver alleges Travelers Home and Marine Insurance failed to provide full benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An injured motorist alleges his insurer has failed to pay the full benefit of his underinsured motorist claim.

Principals in Kirkwood law firm receive reprimands for professional conduct violations in separate court orders

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Kirkwood attorneys and partners Joe George Harms II and David Charles Salivar were reprimanded following separate Dec. 4 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

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