News from March 2018

CBS Corporation, others accused of negligently exposing man to asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

An individual is suing CBS Corporation, Delta Star Inc., H. M. Royal Inc. and others for alleged negligence.

Allstate Indemnity Company accused of breach of insurance contract

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

An insured motorist is suing John Doe and Allstate Indemnity Company for alleged negligence and breach of insurance contract.

St. Louis Children's Hospital, others allegedly failed to provide proper medical care

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

Two individuals are suing St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University and others for alleged negligence.

Western Surety Company accused of breach of duty

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

A property owner is suing Anne Duarte-Miller and Western Surety Company for alleged breach of duty.

Lucky's Market Parent Company LLC accused of false merchandising practices

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

Two individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Lucky's Market Parent Company LLC and Lucky's Market Operating Company LLC, grocery store operators, for alleged unfair and false merchandising practices and unjust enrichment.

Owners Insurance Company accused of breaching insurance contract

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

An individual is suing Owners Insurance Company for allegedly breaching an insurance contract.

Abbott Ambulance Inc. accused of entrusting ambulance to careless driver

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

A motorist is suing Abbott Ambulance Inc. for alleged negligent entrustment.

Missouri AG files suit against councilwoman for alleged files deletion

By John Sammon | Mar 1, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley described the lawsuits his office initiated last month, including one that accused Jefferson County Councilwoman Renee Reuter of improperly ordering the destruction of records in violation of the state’s “Sunshine Law,” an upholding of the public’s right to information.

Kansas City attorney Craig O’Dear launches campaign for U.S. Senate

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 2, 2018

Kansas City attorney Craig O’Dear has entered the race for U.S. Senate in an effort to beat incumbent Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill in 2018 as an independent candidate.

St. Louis Development Corporation commits $100,000 for vacant property initiative

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 2, 2018

The St. Louis Development Corporation has committed $100,000 to legal services for the purpose of launching a vacant property initiative.

Motorist for negligence after car accident

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 2, 2018

A motorist is suing David Crafts for alleged negligence.

Driver accused of negligence after accident on Union Boulevard

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 2, 2018

A driver is suing Mathius Wesley Harris, another driver, for alleged negligence.

St. Louis Surgical Consultants PC, others allegedly failed to remove gallbladder

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 2, 2018

An individual is suing Dr. Christopher S. Cronin, St. Louis Surgical Consultants PC and St. Luke's Hospital for alleged negligence.

Automobile driver accused of negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Mar 2, 2018

An automobile driver is suing Latonya Baker, another driver, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

National Railroad Passenger Corporation allegedly failed to provide safe work environment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Mar 2, 2018

A train attendant is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Liberty attorney voluntarily disbarred in 2 states after conviction on attempting to sexually exploit child

By Karen Kidd | Mar 4, 2018

Liberty attorney Jerome M. Patience has been voluntarily disbarred following a Feb. 23 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was sentenced last month to 6 years in prison for attempted sexual exploitation of a child.

Insurance salesman told he must follow H&R Block franchise license agreement

By Sam Knef | Mar 4, 2018

KANSAS CITY — A federal judge for the Western District of Missouri has granted H&R Block's motion for a temporary restraining order against a franchisee in New York City.

Competing litigation lending bills sets apart industry interests from consumer protection

By Ann Maher | Mar 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY - Competing bills under consideration in the Missouri Senate propose different ways of overseeing a growing practice in the legal profession - litigation lending to people who want upfront payment while their cases play out in court.

Owners of La Oroya Metallurgical Complex accused of negligence

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A number of individuals are suing the owners and operators of the La Oroya Metallurgical Complex in Peru, alleging negligence and failure to warn.

Hunt Vac Services accused of wrongful termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A former employee is suing Hunt Vac Services LLC, alleging discrimination, retaliation and constructive discharge.

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