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Court dismisses several counts against Monsanto, BASF in soybean farmers' case over allegedly damaged crops

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Southern District weighed in on a 94-count case and granted in part and denied in part the defendants Monsanto and BASF Corp. motions to dismiss on Feb. 6.

8th Circuit rules CitiMortgage complied with contract with Platinum Home Mortgage, reverses ruling

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling in a breach of contract case between a purchaser of mortgage loans and a mortgage loan seller finding that the purchaser complied with the contract.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri seeks subrogation of settlement with tenant over water damage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The owner of a St. Louis building alleges the negligence of a contractor and architect caused water leaks in a tenant's unit and it is seeking subrogation after it paid a settlement.

8th Circuit rules suit against Merck over alleged Vioxx injuries is not time barred

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit determined a personal injury lawsuit against a medication manufacturer is indeed timely on Feb. 4.

Court dismisses Pharmacy First's antitrust suit against Express Scripts

By Charmaine Little | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a motion by Express Scripts to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Wholesale Alliance, doing business as Pharmacy First, claiming tortious interference and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Proponents of venue reform say out-of-state claimants have 'gamed' St. Louis city courts

By Record News | Feb 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.

Consumers allege new Ford pickup truck caught on fire within days of purchase

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company is seeking damages from Ford Motor Co. and a dealership over allegations they failed to warn of a defective condition of a new truck they purchased, which caught on fire.

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.

Suit filed against C.R. Bard over allegations mesh device caused injury

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a complaint over allegations that a mesh device used in surgeries caused them injury.

Driver alleges Safeco Insurance Co. of Illinois breached contract with benefit denial

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insured driver alleges his insurance company has failed to pay him benefits under the underinsured portion of his insurance policy.

Patient files negligence suit against SSM-SLUH, doctor over stroke

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges she suffered a stroke during a medical procedure she claims was not necessary.

Two individuals allege State Farm Fire and Casualty failed to pay uninsured motorist benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Two individuals injured in a collision in St. Charles allege their insurer failed to pay them for damages under the uninsured motorist provision of their policy.

Former forklift operator for Tension Envelope alleges asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man formerly employed as a forklift operator and materials handler alleges exposure to asbestos while he was employed by a Kansas City business caused him to develop mesothelioma.

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.

Cadillac owner alleges driver's negligence caused more than $6,000 in damages

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Cadillac owner alleges she incurred more than $6,000 in damages to the vehicle in a collision caused by the negligence of another driver.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Travis Kearbey Joins Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis

By Press release submission | Feb 14, 2019

We are proud to announce the addition of Partner and Deputy Leader of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice, Travis R. Kearbey. A member of the firm’s St. Louis office.

Court sides with insurers in dismissing Thomas Farms' lawsuit regarding rice crop losses

By Charmaine Little | Feb 13, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed a southeast Missouri farming company's suit against two insurers and their agent regarding damage to the company's rice crop.

Driver allegedly failed to stop at stop sign at St. Louis intersection before collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 13, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured in an auto accident in St. Louis caused by a driver who drove through a stop sign at an intersection.

Damages sought from Agency for Community Transit over St. Louis auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 13, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges the negligence driver of an Agency for Community Transit bus caused a collision with her vehicle in the city.

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