News from August 2018

Discrimination suit against Associated Wholesale Grocers continues to trial

By Devastasha Beaver | Aug 1, 2018

A federal judge ruled three employees' age and disability claims against Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc. (AWG) can proceed to trial.

Driver alleges head, neck were injured in St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A driver is alleged to have failed to yield in a St. Louis collision.

Widow of bicyclist struck by vehicle in St. Louis files wrongful death suit against driver

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The widow of a man killed while riding a bicycle in St. Louis is seeking damages from the motorist who allegedly struck him.

Tenants in St. Louis apartment allege they had to escape fire by jumping from window

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A mother and her children allege they were injured escaping a fire in their apartment building because the property did not have a fire escape.

Anheuser Busch Employee Credit Union alleges insurer breached contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A credit union alleges an insurance company failed to indemnify it in a lawsuit.

SSM Health's pensions do not violate federal rules, judge rules

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 1, 2018

A federal judge threw out a pension-related lawsuit on July 23, ruling a nonprofit hospital with ties to the Roman Catholic Church did not violate retirement plan regulations.

Government faces wrongful death lawsuit over deadly fall at Kansas City VA Center

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 2, 2018

The family of a man who died after being treated at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Center accuses the Department of Veteran Affairs of neglect and malpractice.

Hawley suing Wright County online furniture company for deceptive practices

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 2, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Attorney General Josh Hawley recently said he is suing an online furniture company in Wright County for deceptive business practices.

Sisters of duck boat accident victim file negligence suit over sibling's death

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 2, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – Two Indiana women recently filed suit against Ripley Entertainment Co. and its subsidiaries for their role in a tragic boating incident in Branson, Missouri, which claimed the lives of 17 people.

Court rules woman's discrimination complaints against National Multiple Sclerosis Society 'sheer speculation'

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 3, 2018

KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri granted summary judgment on July 10 requested by defendant National Multiple Sclerosis Society in a case brought against it that alleged discriminatory and retaliatory discharge.

McCaskill introduces plan for better duck boat safety on U.S. Senate floor

By Angela Underwood | Aug 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) has announced she is drafting legislation regarding the safety of duck boats.

PAULE CAMAZINE & BLUMENTHAL: Lisa Moore and Alan Freed speaking at 18th Annual Misouri Bar Family Law Conference

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal family law attorneys Lisa G. Moore and Alan E. Freed will be presenting seminars at the 18th Annual Missouri Bar Family Law Conference, being held in Branson, Missouri from August 2 through 4, 2018.

HESSE MARTONE: Andy Martone Named to Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

HesseMartone President & CEO, Andy Martone has been named to Super Lawyers.

From Madison County Record

HEPLERBROOM: HB Holds Employment Law Seminar

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

HeplerBroom recently hosted a one-day employment law seminar at the Edwardsville office.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Intellectual Property Attorney Rachel Bennett Joins Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Rachel Bennett to its Intellectual Property practice group in St. Louis, Missouri.

Woman claims racial and gender discrimination in lawsuit against Sodexo, other employers

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 5, 2018

The plaintiff, who is African American, alleges Sodexo, SDH Services East and other employers violated the Missouri Human Rights Act.

Mechanic alleges lung cancer caused by products made by Dow Chemical, others

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former mechanic alleges his lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure while working in Maryland.

Motorist alleges shoulder injuries after Manchester rear-end collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Damages are sought from a St. Louis man over alleged injuries sustained in a rear-end collision.

Multiple investigations, and first suits, follow duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake

By John Breslin | Aug 6, 2018

KANSAS CITY - Investigations have been launched by various agencies, and civil lawsuits filed, following the Table Rock Lake tragedy on July 19.

Schaeffer Mfg. alleges independent sales representative owes more than $20,000

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis manufacturing company alleges an Illinois independent sales representative has failed to reimburse it monies due and owing.

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