News from December 2018

Former SumnerOne employee alleges workers' comp claim was factor in termination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County man alleges that he was terminated in retaliation by his former employer in part because he filed a workers' compensation claim.

Client alleges Bryan Cave agent ran over foot twice

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A client of Bryan Cave LLP alleges one of its agents ran over her foot twice in a parking garage.

Members of company that runs St. Louis preschool alleges two other members abandoned duties

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Two members of two limited liability companies that operate a preschool are seeking to remove two other members.

St. Louis County man allegedly ran stop sign before colliding with vehicle

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Three individuals allege they were injured when their vehicle was struck by a driver that ran a red light.

Natural Bridge Supermarket customer alleges shelf caused fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A shopper at a St. Louis supermarket alleges that a protruding shelf caused her to fall.

Village Green Management Co.-Missouri allegedly failed to collect tenant fees

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Michigan-based property management services provider is alleged to have failed to perform its obligations under several agreements it made with owners of apartment buildings.

Wet floor in Shop n Save restroom allegedly caused customer to fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A shopper at a St. Louis grocery store alleges that a wet floor in the restroom caused him to fall.

Allegedly injured driver seeks damages from PLS Plumbing owner over St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A couple is seeking damages from an owner of a plumbing company over a collision with an employee in St. Louis.

Hays attorney indefinitely suspended following sentencing for selling marijuana edible

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Hays attorney Bryan Eugene Bennett, who sentenced to probation last summer on a drug charge, was indefinitely suspended following a Dec. 4 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Principals in Kirkwood law firm receive reprimands for professional conduct violations in separate court orders

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Kirkwood attorneys and partners Joe George Harms II and David Charles Salivar were reprimanded following separate Dec. 4 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Driver alleges Travelers Home and Marine Insurance failed to provide full benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An injured motorist alleges his insurer has failed to pay the full benefit of his underinsured motorist claim.

Tenant alleges negligence of Senate Square 2004 led to injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A tenant of a St. Louis apartment alleges the owner's negligence caused her nearly $50,000 in medical bills.

Steam Heat alleges KDNL Licensee, others owes for services

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A janitorial service company alleges it is owed for services provided to a St. Louis television station.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP- MISSOURI: Ericka Simpson Conner Joins Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Board

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Ericka Simpson Conner has joined the Board of the Young Friends of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM).

White guard at St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center files suit over allegedly discriminatory treatment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Caucasian woman employed as a security guard alleges her race is a factor in her employer's decision not to allow her to work overtime.

Damages sought by driver from Geico Casualty over collision with tractor-trailer

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An insured driver is seeking damages from his insurer over a collision with a tractor-trailer in St. Mary.

Judge rules to exclude survey in trademark infringement case over the use of 'Blueprint'

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division ironed out a trademark infringement case surrounding the word “Blueprint” as it granted in part and denied in part a company’s motion for partial summary judgement on Nov. 29.

Unregistered, uncompensated 'lobbyist' loses case against Missouri Ethics Commission over free-speech claims

By Charmaine Little | Dec 6, 2018

A Missouri man accused of being an unregistered lobbyist was denied his request for a permanent injunction against the Missouri Ethics Commission in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit amid his accusations the entity violated his First Amendment rights to freedom of speech.

Dexter attorney successfully completes probation, Missouri Supreme Court rules

By Karen Kidd | Dec 7, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Dexter attorney Jay R. Yorke is no longer on probation following a Dec. 6 Missouri Supreme Court order.

Republic Ford files to remove case over unfair business method allegations to federal court

By Charmaine Little | Dec 8, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – A Ford dealership filed to remove a class action case from the Greene County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in the Southern Division on Nov. 23.

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