ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges ice on the steps of a Metro bus caused her to fall and incur more than $11,000 in medical damages.
News from February 2019
ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges exposure to asbestos during her career with Pennsylvania employers caused her to develop lung cancer.
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has selected Shareholders Margaret Parnell Hogan (Denver) and Jennifer Youpa (Dallas) as the new co-chairs of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), succeeding founding members Linda Headley (Houston) and Dionysia Johnson-Massie, (Atlanta) who will continue to focus on their full-time practices.
Missouri lawmakers seek to limit out-of-state plaintiffs suing in St. Louis where huge verdicts have resulted
Legislation aimed at joinder of suits
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges the negligence driver of an Agency for Community Transit bus caused a collision with her vehicle in the city.
ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured in an auto accident in St. Louis caused by a driver who drove through a stop sign at an intersection.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed a southeast Missouri farming company's suit against two insurers and their agent regarding damage to the company's rice crop.
We are proud to announce the addition of Partner and Deputy Leader of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice, Travis R. Kearbey. A member of the firm’s St. Louis office.
ST. LOUIS – A Cadillac owner alleges she incurred more than $6,000 in damages to the vehicle in a collision caused by the negligence of another driver.
ST. LOUIS – A driver injured in a collision near Perryville alleges she is entitled to $50,000 in benefits from her insurer and it only offered her $25,000.
ST. LOUIS – A man formerly employed as a forklift operator and materials handler alleges exposure to asbestos while he was employed by a Kansas City business caused him to develop mesothelioma.
ST. LOUIS – Two individuals injured in a collision in St. Charles allege their insurer failed to pay them for damages under the uninsured motorist provision of their policy.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges she suffered a stroke during a medical procedure she claims was not necessary.
ST. LOUIS – An insured driver alleges his insurance company has failed to pay him benefits under the underinsured portion of his insurance policy.
ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a complaint over allegations that a mesh device used in surgeries caused them injury.
ST. LOUIS – An insurance company is alleged to have refused to pay a man the benefits he is entitled to in a claim over injuries sustained in an auto accident.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company is seeking damages from Ford Motor Co. and a dealership over allegations they failed to warn of a defective condition of a new truck they purchased, which caught on fire.
JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a motion by Express Scripts to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Wholesale Alliance, doing business as Pharmacy First, claiming tortious interference and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit determined a personal injury lawsuit against a medication manufacturer is indeed timely on Feb. 4.