News from July 2017

Couple accuses CVS of overcharging sales tax on food item

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 14, 2017

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

Burger King worker’s effort to raise minimum wage was protected activity, appeals court rules

By Sam Knef | Jul 15, 2017

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a finding of the National Labor Relations Board, which ruled that a Kansas City Burger King franchise violated the law by refusing to rehire an activist employee who had fought for raising the minimum wage.

Man alleges Malinckrodt, Cotter improperly disposed of toxic waste, resulting in cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A man is suing a biopharmaceutical company and chemical producer, citing alleged negligence in toxic waste disposal, which resulted in fatal injuries.

Suzuki accused of selling motorcycle with defective braking system

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A legal representative is suing a car manufacturer and dealer, citing alleged negligence and civil conspiracy.

Man accuses Shop 'N Save Warehouse Foods of failing to abide by ADA guidelines

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis County man is suing a grocery store, citing alleged disability discrimination.

Man claims Financial Business and Consumer Solutions sought discharged debt

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2017

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

Washington woman claims pharmaceutical companies failed to disclose defects of NuvaRing

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 17, 2017

SEATTLE — A Ferndale, Washington, woman is suing the makers and distributors of NuvaRing, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

TCPA class action against marketer Vein Centers for Excellence decertified

By Sam Knef | Jul 17, 2017

The defendant's move for summary judgment followed, as did a request for statutory damages for 35,211 unsolicited fax transmissions, which could have netted plaintiffs up to $17.6 million.

Woman's case against NuvaRing makers may be transferred to Missouri's Eastern District court

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2017

BOSTON — A Forestdale, Massachusetts, woman is suing the makers and distributors of NuvaRing, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

Man claims he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma due to Roundup exposure

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Cullman County, Alabama, consumer is suing an herbicide maker, citing alleged design defect and failure to warn users of its harmful effects.

Ameren Missouri accused of completing work that resulted to damages to property

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A drainage and sewer service facility is suing an electric and gas service company, citing alleged failure to perform work, resulting in severe damage to property.

Online advertising company accuses Missouri attorney general of defamation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An online classified advertising company is suing an attorney general of Missouri for alleged harassment and defamation.

Man seeks payment from insurance company following St. Charles County crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles County motorist is suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Depuy, Johnson & Johnson allegedly failed to warn consumers of the defects of hip device

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A Henderson, Nevada, woman is suing the designer and manufacturer of a medical device, citing an alleged design defect that resulted in permanent hip injury.

Family claims State Farm failed to provide compensation after car was hit by driver who fled

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A driver and his passengers are suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Deteriorated properties allegedly create safety hazard, group claims

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A community development group is suing property owners, citing alleged breach of duty in keeping properties safe and in order per city and building codes.

Woman alleges Missouri companies, others failed to prevent equipment from exploding

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An individual is suing the manufacturer, distributor and service repair of semiclosed receiver, citing alleged negligent infliction of emotional distress.

St. Louis woman claims church failed to maintain its premises

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A church attendee is suing a property owner and operator, citing alleged failure to maintain premises.

As Fischer begins term as high court's chief justice, he is the lone dissenter on first opinion issued

By John Breslin | Jul 19, 2017

Judge Zel M. Fischer this month began his two-year term as chief justice on the Missouri Supreme Court.

ESSCO Geometric accuses company president of breaching fiduciary duty

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A board of directors is suing a company president, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

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