News from July 2017

Former employee claims he experienced racial harassment at Stone Fabricators workplace

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 6, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An African-American male is suing former employers, citing alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Woman claims Morgan's Foods supervisor harassed her

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 6, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An employee is suing an employer and supervisor, citing alleged hostile work environment.

Nurse's wrongful termination suit can proceed against Rancho Manor Healthcare

By Sam Knef | Jul 7, 2017

An appeals court has reinstated a nurse's wrongful termination case against Rancho Manor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Florissant.

Water Technology alleges international distributor copied product

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Pool maintenance and parts manufacturing company are suing an international pool products distributor for alleged unauthorized use of patented pool vacuum.

Former U.S. Bank employee says she was terminated due to her disability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An injured employee is suing her former employer and supervisor, citing alleged disability discrimination.

St. Louis firefighter claims he was wrongfully terminated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A firefighter is suing fire department and supervisors, citing alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination.

Marble Hill maintenance worker claims his employment was terminated due to his age

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 7, 2017

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A maintenance worker is suing a government agency for allege termination due to age discrimination.

Woman claims Lou Fusz Automotive Network ended her employment due to son's medical expenses

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 7, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles County fleet leasing agent is suing a car dealer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Appeals court sides with Metropolitan Taxicab Commission in dispute over permits

By Sam Knef | Jul 7, 2017

Independent Taxi Drivers Association has lost a battle against the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission in a dispute over the issuance of taxi permits.

Magistrate judge upholds denial of Social Security benefits

By Sam Knef | Jul 8, 2017

A magistrate judge has affirmed the denial of disability benefits and supplemental Social Security income to a Missouri man who claimed he suffered from severe back problems, ruptured discs and nerve pain.

Judge finds dispute between Kane International, US Polymers-Accurez belongs in arbitration

By Sam Knef | Jul 9, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A district judge recently denied a specialty chemical company's request for a temporary restraining order against St. Louis-based US Polymers-Accurez LLC (USPA), finding the contractual dispute belongs in arbitration.

Eastern District judge rules for lenders in foreclosure dispute

By Sam Knef | Jul 9, 2017

A federal judge has ruled in favor of lenders in a foreclosure dispute involving a St. Charles property.

Regions Bank claims loan borrower failed to pay $25,000 promissory note

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An Alabama bank is suing a loan borrower and guarantors, citing alleged breach of contract by failing to pay the required obligations.

Woman accuses Caliber Home Loans of telephone harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A woman is suing a debt collector, citing alleged telephone harassment and invasion of privacy while attempting to collect a debt.

Couple alleges Missouri companies, others didn't warn employees of asbestos risk

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A couple is suing multiple corporations, citing alleged failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Nterone accuses events company of breaching contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Delaware company is suing a convention and show services business, citing alleged breach of contract.

Metro driver accused of negligence in Washington Avenue crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A vehicle passenger is suing a bus driver and transportation company for allegedly disregarding the rules of the road, resulting in injuries.

Former employee accuses Laclede Gas of discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A former service foreman is suing gas distributor company and senior employees, citing alleged racial discrimination.

$4.5 million jury award to Marine injured in car crash upheld

By Sam Knef | Jul 11, 2017

A panel of judges on June 26 affirmed that the total was not “monstrous, shocking, or grossly excessive," given the man will be physically impaired for the rest of his life.

Missouri man claims companies negligently used asbestos in products

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri man is suing a number of companies, citing alleged negligence in using asbestos, which caused illness after exposure to the products.

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