News from July 2017

Couple claims sellers misrepresented state of St. Louis home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A couple is suing property sellers, citing alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

Roundup users claim Monsanto didn't disclose dangers of product

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Consumers are suing an herbicide maker, citing alleged design defects and failure to warn users of its harmful effects.

Trustees claim CKS Woodworks failed to pay contributions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Trustees of a labor group are suing an owner of the interior/exterior finishing company, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Consumers sue Equifax over alleged misrepresented debt

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Consumers are suing a consumer reporting agency, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Kansas City attorney disbarred after admitting to chemical dependency

By Karen Kidd | Jul 21, 2017

Kansas City attorney Ryan J. McMillin has been disbarred following a June 27 Missouri Supreme Court opinion after he admitted he suffers from chemical dependency and abuse of alcohol and cocaine.

Missouri high court finds federal law preempts state’s antisubrogation law

By Sam Knef | Jul 21, 2017

The Missouri Supreme Court said this was the third time it had addressed whether the state's antisubrogation law is preempted by federal law.

Former city of Bellefontaine Neighbors employee alleges gender discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A former city of Bellefontaine Neighbors employee is suing a police department and public officials, citing alleged sexual discrimination and sexual harassment.

Couple claims St. Louis-area corporations, others failed to warn of the effects of asbestos

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Two people are suing multiple corporations, some of which are based in the St. Louis area, citing alleged failure to protect and failure to warn individuals of the harmful effects of asbestos.

Mother accuses St. Louis doctor, medical facility of failing to properly diagnose son's cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A mother is suing a physician and medical facility, citing alleged failure to properly diagnose a patient, which resulted in his death.

A.L.L. Construction allegedly failed to provide monthly reports

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 21, 2017

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

Consumer files class-action suit against Franklin Collection Service for unfair collection practices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 21, 2017

ST. LOUIS — An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Missouri appeals court reverses judgment voiding marriage

By Sam Knef | Jul 22, 2017

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District has reversed a lower court's decision to void a marriage sought by a husband who learned that his wife was still legally married to someone else when they tied the knot 12 years ago.

Greater St. Louis Construction Laborers Welfare Fund accuses plumbing company of violating benefits plan

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

Trustees of a labor group are suing a plumbing company, citing alleged violation of an employee benefits plan.

Metro Imaging LLC accuses competitors of trademark infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

&&& A diagnostic imaging service provider is suing Metro Imaging Sandy Springs LLC, Metro Imaging Buford LLC, Metro Imaging Cherokee LLC and Metro Imaging Cumming LLC, citing alleged unfair competition and false designation of origin.

Welspun India Ltd., Welspun USA accused of deceptive merchandising practices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Welspun USA Inc. and Welspun India Ltd., textile manufacturers, citing alleged unfair and deceptive merchandising practices.

Landing Associates LLC accuses Seven Zero Eight LLC, others of breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

A property owner is suing a property lesser, citing alleged breach of contract.

Complaint filed in St. Louis Circuit Court over alleged breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2017

An individual is suing a business partner, citing alleged breach of contract.

New Vision Contracting LLC accused of violating employee benefits plan

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2017

Trustees of a labor group are suing a joint-stock contracting company, citing alleged violation of an employee benefits plan.

Missouri man accuses motorist of negligence

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2017

A Missouri man is suing Donovan Jackson, a motorist, for alleged negligence.

Fair Collections & Outsourcing Inc. accused of misrepresentation in debt collection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2017

A Missouri woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

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