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Motorist alleges Allstate Fire and Casualty refused to pay him benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insurance company is alleged to have refused to pay a man the benefits he is entitled to in a claim over injuries sustained in an auto accident.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Appoints New Co-Chairs for Women’s Leadership Initiative

By Press release submission | Feb 12, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has selected Shareholders Margaret Parnell Hogan (Denver) and Jennifer Youpa (Dallas) as the new co-chairs of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), succeeding founding members Linda Headley (Houston) and Dionysia Johnson-Massie, (Atlanta) who will continue to focus on their full-time practices.

From Pennsylvania Record

No jackpot in first Philadelphia talc trial; Judge rules plaintiff has no evidence

By Nicholas Malfitano | Feb 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.

Consumer alleges Monterey Mushrooms product label falsely states it does not contain preservatives

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges the label on a brand of marinated mushrooms deceptively claims that the product does not contain preservatives.

Consumer alleges type of Lindsay Naturals olives falsely advertised as having no preservatives

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 1, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A consumer alleges Lindsay Naturals Spanish Manzanilla Olives are falsely advertised as having no preservatives.

Consumer alleges Glory Foods black-eyed peas product is falsely advertised as having no preservatives

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges a canned vegetable is falsely advertised as having no preservatives.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Husch Blackwell Joins ABA Pledge to Improve Attorney Well-Being

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Husch Blackwell has signed on to take the Well-Being Pledge, part of a campaign by an American Bar Association working group to improve the substance use and mental health landscape of the legal profession.

BNSF Railway engineer alleges vest's failure to break away caused fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A locomotive engineer alleges he sustained injuries to his spine while working in a St. Louis rail yard in a fall.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Michael Bridges Honored for Pro Bono Service by Legal Services Corporation

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

Husch Blackwell partner Michael Bridges has been named among the firms and individuals who will receive 2019 Pro Bono Service Awards from The Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Borg-Warner, others named in woman's suit over mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges exposure to asbestos through family members caused her to develop mesothelioma.

Injured driver alleges Allstate failed to pay reasonable amount under policy

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured in an accident in St. Charles caused by an uninsured motorist and an insurance company has failed to pay her a reasonable amount.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Firm's Talc Victory named CVN's No. 1 most Impressive Plaintiff Verdict of 2018

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

The Lanier Law Firm’s courtroom victory that saw $4.69 billion awarded to 22 ovarian cancer victims and their families has been named the No.1 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdict of 2018 by Courtroom View Network.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: 5280 Recognizes Steve Levine as Leader in Cannabis Law

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

Husch Blackwell partner Steve Levine has been named by 5280 as a Top Lawyer in Marijuana Law.

From Legal Newsline

Watch New York City for crucial talcum powder verdicts in 2019

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 3, 2019

​​​​​NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York’s specialized court for asbestos lawsuits could become a pivotal battleground for litigation over talcum powder as plaintiff lawyers seek to establish a record of wins in a court system known for liberal rules and big jury verdicts.

Consumers file suit over Dr. Pepper/Seven Up's ginger claims on Canada Dry sodas

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 20, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Four individuals have filed a potential class action suit over allegations that Canada Dry Ginger Ale only contains a minimal amount of processed ginger flavoring compound.

From SE Texas Record

DOJ: A company created to file lawsuits has wasted 1,500 hours of the government's time

By David Yates | Dec 20, 2018

TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.

Insured motorist files suit against Allstate Insurance over underinsured motorist claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 17, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges her insurer has failed and refused to pay her claim for underinsured motorist coverage.

Man formerly employed by Ford Motor Co. alleges asbestos exposure caused lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former Ford Motor Co. employee and his wife allege exposure to asbestos during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Surviving heirs of man who died of lung cancer seek damages from 3M, Armstrong International

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals residing in Houston, Texas allege their decedent's lung cancer death was caused by exposure to asbestos.

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).

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