News from November 2018

St. Louis man sues MetroLink over alleged assault by security guards at station

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man who claims he was assaulted at a MetroLink station is suing the company for injuries allegedly caused by its security personnel.

Mother, minor children allege collision in St. Louis caused by texting driver

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A mother and her minor children allege they were injured in a collision at a St. Louis traffic light caused by another driver who was texting.

Missouri Corrections Officers Association not expecting appeal to change $113 million award in pay dispute

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 1, 2018

Some 13,000 corrections officers involved in a class-action lawsuit that alleged they were required to do work before and after their shifts but weren't paid for the work are awaiting settlements after a jury in Coles County Circuit Court awarded $113 million in the case, and taxpayers are on the hook for even more as the jurors added 9 percent interest on the payout.

Consumer alleges Canteen vending machine charged more than the listed price

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a vending machine operator over allegations he was charged more for items than what was listed as the purchase price.

Attorney says camera footage supports man's allegations MetroLink security guards assaulted him

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man is suing MetroLink over an assault that allegedly occurred last January while he was trying to catch a train at Civic Center station.

3 principals in St. Louis firm successfully complete probation

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS -- Three longtime St. Louis attorneys placed on probation about a year ago after funds were discovered stolen from their client trust account have been reinstated following separate Nov. 1 Missouri Supreme Court orders.

Medical malpractice suit filed against Dutchtown Medical Arts, others over man's overdose death

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri mother has filed suit against physicians, pharmacies and medical centers after her son's death from an accidental overdose.

State Farm alleged to have breached policy with refusal of injured driver's claim for underinsured motorist benefits

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A motorist alleges her insurer breached its policy with her by its refusal to pay her claim for underinsured motorist coverage.

Invitee alleges he was assaulted by security guard at 4 Hands & City Museum Beer Release Party

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County man alleges he was assaulted by a security guard while attending an event at a St. Louis museum.

York Risk Services Group alleged to have refused to pay uninsured motorist claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Two individuals allege their insurance company breached their policy regarding uninsured motorist coverage.

Widower alleges Mallinckrodt, others failed to warn opioid use could lead to addiction

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A widower is seeking damages from drug manufacturers over allegations his late wife became addicted to opioids.

Allegedly uneven tiles at MetroLink platform blamed for man's fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he was injured on a MetroLink platform because of uneven tiles.

Schaefer Mortuary Services, Barnes-Jewish hospital sued over alleged handling of remains

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Genevieve couple is suing a funeral home and a hospital over allegations they denied their ability to choose and control the handling of their daughter's remains.

Individual alleges unsafe entryway at St. Louis property caused him to lose footing, sever finger

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An individual alleges he severed a finger as a result of losing his footing while entering a St. Louis property.

Spouse of woman killed on Forest Park Parkway by falling concrete seeks damages from driver who hit bridge barrier

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A surviving spouse of a woman killed when a piece of concrete from a bridge barrier fell on her car is seeking damages from the driver who struck the barrier and his insurance company.

Man allegedly injured in I-55 crash files suit against Progressive Casualty

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Jefferson County man is seeking damages from his insurance company over injuries alleged sustained in a collision on Interstate 55.

Former Essendant Industrial warehouse employee alleges he was discriminated against because of sexual orientation

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Deerfield, Illinois employer is alleged to have discriminated against a Missouri man because of his heterosexual sexual orientation.

Driver seeks more than $25,000 from Republic Services over I-64 collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A motorist alleges a driver for a waste disposal company drove while distracted before rear-ending his vehicle on Interstate 64.

Ellman Enterprises alleges it is owed more than $450,000 for note

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A lender alleges it is owed more than $450,000 on promissory note.

White Knight Diner owners seek judgment regarding subrogation interest in third-party money

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Owners of a St. Louis diner damaged by a vehicle collision are seeking a declaration regarding the amount of subrogation interest their insurer has in settlement money they received.

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