KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri upheld Acting Commissioner of Social Security Nancy A. Berryhill’s decision to deny Social Security disability benefits to a claimant that an administrative law judge (ALJ) deemed capable of performing some job duties, according to an order entered on May 23.
News from June 2018
KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri partially granted an insurance company’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit related to a dispute over the delivery of insurance payments, according to a May 22 order.
Jefferson City attorney Nathan James Forck has been disbarred by default and Manchester attorney Charles A. Pirrello has been reinstated following separate Missouri Supreme Court orders.
Oral agreement is valid in $690,000 breach of contract case, district court denies motion for summary judgment
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division determined an oral agreement was sufficient for a company claiming it was stifled out of $690,000 based on a May 22 opinion.
A federal judge will have to decide if an insurance company has a duty to pay the legal defense costs for a host of defendants accused of stealing the design for a puncture-proof bag.
A hospital system is facing a class action lawsuit brought by a former employee who claims it violated labor laws by not providing 60 days notice of termination as required by the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.
A Missouri medical center is facing a lawsuit brought by a former employee who is alleging wrongful discharge and unlawful retaliation after she reportedly tried to stop violations of the False Claims Act (FCA).
ST. LOUIS – A driver and passenger allege they were injured at a St. Louis intersection when another driver violated a red light.
ST. LOUIS – A limited liability company is alleged to owe several thousand dollars in unpaid rent for a space in the St. John Crossings Shopping Center.
ST. LOUIS – An Illinois couple alleges a St. Louis hospital incorrectly diagnosed the wife's brain tumor as a stroke.
ST. LOUIS – A driver alleges another motorist entered her lane and caused a collision in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS – An Illinois woman is alleged to have been using a cellphone when she disobeyed a red light at a St. Louis intersection and caused an auto accident.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges a driver's failure to yield caused an accident in the city.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis limited liability company is alleged to have failed to pay a balance owed to a California corporation.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division, recently said it did not have personal jurisdiction to hear a case involving a credit reporting agency accused of misusing a consumer’s information.
ST. LOUIS – An Illinois man is seeking damages from his insurer and an unknown driver over a collision on Interstate 55 in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man alleges he was injured in a collision with an uninsured motorist and that his insurer has failed to pay his claim.
ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he was exposed to asbestos while living in New York and has developed lung cancer as a result.
ST. LOUIS – A contractor alleges it was not paid for improvements it performed on a St. Louis property.