News from July 2017

St. Louis woman claims she was wrongfully terminated from Thiel Tool & Engineering

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing a manufacturer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Man claims St. Louis-area corporations, others didn't warn of asbestos risks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A man is suing multiple corporations, some of which are based in the St. Louis area, citing alleged failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Woman claims Laclede Gas display booth collapsed on her, causing brain injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Franklin County woman is suing a gas company for allegedly failing to maintain its display booth in a reasonably safe condition.

Claim filed in St. Louis Circuit Court alleges companies failed to protect workers from asbestos effects

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Heirs are suing a number of corporations, citing alleged failure to protect and failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Appeals court affirms Labor and Industrial Relations Commission denial of workers' comp benefits

By Sam Knef | Jul 11, 2017

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District has affirmed a finding of the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, which denied workers' compensation benefits to a man who intentionally lit a can of glue held by a co-worker, which dropped to the ground and exploded.

St. Louis father claims pharmaceutical companies' product caused injuries to son

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis father is suing a pharmaceutical company for alleged negligence in designing and manufacturing its Reglan/metoclopramide product that severely and permanently injured its user.

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District seeks payment for sewer services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A sewage service company is suing an engineering company alleging failure to pay for services.

Consumers claims Target charged the wrong sales tax rate on food

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a retail store corporation, citing alleged unjust enrichment.

Esurance policyholder claims insurance company failed to cover stolen car

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A vehicle owner is suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract by refusing to pay coverage under an insurance policy.

Father blames Lafayette Tiffany Elderly Apartments for daughter's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 12, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A father is suing a resident and apartment owners/operators for alleged failure to provide a safe work environment to the decedent, who entrusted herself to the protection of her employers.

S-T Leather Co. claims warehouse was damaged during demolition next door

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A leather company is suing a demolition service company, citing alleged negligence while conducting a demolition that caused severe property damage.

Man accuses Schnuck Markets of failing to abide by ADA guidelines

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An individual is suing a supermarket, citing alleged disability discrimination.

St. Louis woman sues disability center for defamation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing an independent-living center for alleged defamation.

St. Louis man claims Biddle House retaliated against him for voicing concerns

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis man is suing community nonprofit and employees for allegedly denying public services as retaliation.

Louis Maull Co. allegedly failed to pay contributions under ERISA

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Trustees are suing a private company, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation acts.

8th Circuit upholds jury award of $1.25 million to parents of incarcerated son who died

By Sam Knef | Jul 14, 2017

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a $1.25 million jury award to the parents of a man who died while under suicide watch at Missouri correctional facility.

Busch Stadium volunteer who claimed wage violations loses appeal

By Sam Knef | Jul 14, 2017

A man who volunteered to work at a Busch Stadium concession stand to raise funds for Washington University and later sued claiming violations of federal and state minimum wage law, has struck out at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

St. Louis resident accuses debt collector of harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis consumer is suing debt collectors, citing alleged unlawful debt collection practices.

Man claims debt collector AFNI used unlawful collection practices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A consumer is suing a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Abbott Laboratories claims Gamma Healthcare failed to pay invoices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 14, 2017

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A health care company is suing a medical service company, citing alleged breach of contract.

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