News from February 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri seeks subrogation of settlement with tenant over water damage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The owner of a St. Louis building alleges the negligence of a contractor and architect caused water leaks in a tenant's unit and it is seeking subrogation after it paid a settlement.

8th Circuit rules CitiMortgage complied with contract with Platinum Home Mortgage, reverses ruling

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling in a breach of contract case between a purchaser of mortgage loans and a mortgage loan seller finding that the purchaser complied with the contract.

Court dismisses several counts against Monsanto, BASF in soybean farmers' case over allegedly damaged crops

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Southern District weighed in on a 94-count case and granted in part and denied in part the defendants Monsanto and BASF Corp. motions to dismiss on Feb. 6.

THE S.E. FARRIS LAW FIRM: Personal Injury Attorney Spencer Farris Named to Top Three List for Third Consecutive Year

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Attorney Spencer Farris of The S.E. Farris Law Firm was recently picked as one of the top three personal injury attorneys in St. Louis by the ratings website Three Best Rated for the third year in a row.

PAULE CAMAZINE BLUMENTHAL PC: Attorney Allison Schreiber Lee Becomes Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Family Law

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C., is very pleased to congratulate Allison Schreiber Lee on her accomplishment of being Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Family Law.

New bills aimed at curbing asbestos claims filed, House loses most 'effective' Republican opponent

By John Breslin | Feb 18, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – A Missouri representative who last year successfully ushered through the House a bill aimed at curtailing claims over asbestos exposure that died in the Senate is making another attempt this session.

THOMPSON COBURN: Nick Lamb named the Lexology Client Choice Award winner for litigation in Missouri

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Lexology, an international legal intelligence service, has selected St. Louis partner Nick Lamb as its exclusive 2019 Client Choice Award winner for litigation in Missouri.

THOMPSON COBURN: Led by Chair Tom Minogue, St. Louis Regional Chamber launches Regional Economic Development Alliance

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

The St. Louis Regional Chamber has launched an independent subsidiary focused exclusively on economic development and business recruitment in the St. Louis metropolitan area, the St. Louis Regional Economic Development Alliance.

SWANSON MARTIN & BELL LLP: Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Sponsors BAMSL Judicial Retirement Dinner

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP is a bronze sponsor of the 5th Annual Judicial Retirement Dinner hosted by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) Trial Section on March 21, 2019.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF MISSOURI: U.S. Attorney's Office Collects $13,722,965.04 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

By Press release submission | Feb 20, 2019

U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen announced today that the Eastern District of Missouri collected $13,722,965.04 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018.

8th Circuit affirms ruling in police officer's favor in Buzz Beach Ball concert injury case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal appellate court has declined to reverse a judgment in a police officer's favor in a case filed by a man who allegedly was injured at a concert in Kansas City by the officer.

Associated Industries of Missouri president: Supreme Court 'got it right' on talc ruling

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A recent Missouri Supreme Court decision on talc-related lawsuits could help reduced the liability that Johnson & Johnson faces over claims that the company's talc products may lead to cancer.

Court grants motion to remand, denies motion to dismiss insurance breach of contract

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

An employee of a healthcare company who sued her employer and health insurance provider over a breach of contract has obtained a victory in court.

Court dismisses claims against PTI Union in mesothelioma case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 21, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal court has granted one defendant's motion to dismiss a woman's suit over allegations that the use of talc products caused her malignant peritoneal mesothelioma.

Court grants plaintiffs leave to amend complaint against Walmart over glucosamine supplements

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 21, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal court has granted the plaintiffs a leave to amend their complaint in a suit against Walmart over an allegedly deceptive label on a glucosamine dietary supplement.

Attorney Brian Cummings brings compassion to personal injury cases

By Sponsored content | Feb 22, 2019

Nashville attorney Brian Cummings dedicates his life's work to helping people who are injured or those who have lost someone due to the negligence of others.

Judge finds in favor of BCBSKC insurer in coverage dispute over mental health treatment

By Sam Knef | Feb 23, 2019

U.S. District Judge Ortrie D. Smith has granted summary judgment to Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas City in a dispute over reimbursement for mental health treatment.

Kansas woman sues Missouri clinic for medical negligence over shoulder surgery

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 24, 2019

A Kansas woman who underwent a shoulder surgery at a Missouri clinic is suing the medical group and the doctor alleging they acted negligently.

Kansas City photographer sues real estate company over use of 'Plaza Lights' picture

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 24, 2019

A Kansas City photographer who took a famous "Plaza Lights" photo is suing a real estate firm alleging it used the picture without permission.

St. Louis couple alleges dog from neighboring property bit wife's neck

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Damages are sought by the residents of a Louisiana Avenue, St. Louis couple over allegations the wife was attacked by a dog from a neighboring property.

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