News from April 2018

CDKS alleges tenant's candle caused $60,000 in property damage

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The owner of a property in University City is seeking damages from a tenant after the property was damaged by fire.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church seeks damages from driver who struck building

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A church alleges a driver caused nearly $30,000 in damages after he struck their building.

Bi-State Development driver files suit against doctor over workers' compensation claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County woman alleges a doctor and her employer conspired to deprive her of workers' compensation benefits.

Henkel Corp. alleges temporary employee made threats, seeks restraining order

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A home care products manufacturer is seeking a temporary restraining order against a St. Louis man it alleges threatened employees.

Motorcycle rider seeks uninsured motorist benefits from Progressive Casualty Insurance

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A motorcycle rider alleges his insurer has failed to pay his claim for uninsured motorist benefits after an accident in St. Louis County.

1426 Master Tenant alleges tenants breached lease

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A limited liability company has filed suit against two former tenants of a Washington Avenue, St. Louis property over allegations it breached the lease.

Interviews for 22nd Circuit judicial candidates begin April 5

By Sam Knef | Apr 2, 2018

Thirty-five applicants have submitted paperwork for a vacancy at the 22nd Circuit Court in St. Louis left by Judge Robert H. Dierker who has resigned, according to a state court official.

Bus passenger alleges J.B. Hunt Logistics driver failed to maintain careful lookout

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A bus passenger is seeking damages from a transportation company and its driver after a collision in St. Louis.

Union Carbide Corp., others named in woman's asbestos suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Kentucky woman alleges her decedent's exposure to asbestos caused him to develop lung cancer.

Patient files malpractice suit against Tenet Health System

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges a physician was negligent in performing a surgery.

Kemp Contracting alleged to have performed defective work on St. Louis couple's property

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis couple alleges a contractor's work on their home was defective.

Man alleges mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure from Ace Hardware, others' products

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his career.

Convey Management seeks restraining order over demolition of property

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A commercial property owner is seeking a restraining order regarding the demolition of its property.

Individuals allege Evans Flooring employee was texting at time of collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 4, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Two St. Louis residents allege that they were injured when a driver distracted by a cellphone rear-ended their vehicle in St. Louis.

Eastern District of Missouri corrects settlement amounts in genetically modified rice case

By Robert Davis | Apr 4, 2018

Judge Catherine D. Perry of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has amended her decision regarding settlement amounts owed to Stearns National Bank and Amegy Bank National Association in Texana Mill Rice's lawsuit against Bayer CropScience over genetically modified rice.

Court maintains claim against trucking company in I-44 crash, dismisses count against driver

By Tomas Kassahun | Apr 5, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division on March 20 partially ruled in favor of a plaintiff who collided with a truck driver.

Risperdal case remanded back to St. Louis court

By Tomas Kassahun | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – In a ruling made on March 20, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division remanded a multi-plaintiff lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Research and Development.

$1.5 million Spaceball injury verdict upheld by appeals court

By Sam Knef | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An appeals court has upheld a $1.5 million jury verdict in favor of a man who fell from the Spaceball human gyroscope ride at a Hillsboro community event in 2012.

Judge denies dismissal of class action against Edward Jones

By Sam Knef | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge John A. Ross has denied a motion to dismiss a proposed class action against Edward Jones Profit Sharing and 401(k) Administrative Committee, et al. on allegations brought by employees who claim the retirement plans were run to benefit Edward Jones and its corporate partners, rather than in the interests of participants and beneficiaries.

Damages sought from owners of metallurgical complex in Peru over minor childrens' alleged injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man acting as next friend of several minor plaintiffs is seeking damages from an international natural resource company that operated in a region of Peru.

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