News from February 2019

The Pearl Tree Inn by Drury customer alleges she was injured in fall in bathtub

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An Indiana woman alleges she was injured at a St. Louis hotel because of a slick surface in the bathtub/shower unit

Vehicle passenger alleges she was injured when cab driver violated light at St. Louis intersection

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A motor vehicle passenger alleges a cab driver violated a red light before striking the vehicle in which she was riding.

Cyclist alleges driver failed to keep careful lookout in Forest Park collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A cyclist alleges he was thrown 15 to 20 feet off of his bicycle when a driver struck him in Forest Park.

Hunter Construction Services alleges it is owed more than $75,000 for work on Drunken Fish Cutlery building

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A general contractor alleges it is owed more than $75,000 for work performed on a St. Louis property.

6 legal marketing trends for 2019

By Sponsored content | Feb 25, 2019

These marketing trends cover six big trends for legal marketing in 2019 that should be part of your lead generation tactics for your law firm.

Navy veteran sues 3M over allegedly defective earplug

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 25, 2019

A Navy veteran who worked as a missile technician is suing manufacturer 3M for problems caused by a defective earplug used in combat.

Bicyclist sues Camden County over crash on artificial ridge

By Sam Knef | Feb 25, 2019

A Florida man is suing Camden County, claiming he has incurred more than $200,000 in medical bills and expenses after crashing his bicycle on an unmarked artificial ridge on a roadway.

LASHLY & BAER: Lashly & Baer, P.C. Announces Brian J. Malone Named Shareholder

By Press release submission | Feb 26, 2019

The law firm of Lashly & Baer, P.C. announces that Brian J. Malone has been named a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Malone has been with the firm since 2016, he devotes his practice to assisting governmental bodies and public institutions in the St. Louis area.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: David W. Braswell Elected Managing Partner of Armstrong Teasdale

By Press release submission | Feb 26, 2019

Armstrong Teasdale is proud to announce that David W. Braswell has been elected managing partner of the firm.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Timothy Graham Joins Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis

By Press release submission | Feb 26, 2019

Timothy A. Graham has joined Armstrong Teasdale's St. Louis office as of counsel. With more than 30 years of experience, Graham concentrates his legal practice in the areas of asbestos, toxic tort and civil litigation.

BLITZ BARDGETT & DEUTSCH LLC: BB&D Welcomes Brett Sayers

By Press release submission | Feb 26, 2019

.Brett Sayers has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate, providing advice to businesses and individuals in a variety of transactional and estate planning matters.

BRYAN CAVE: Fields Named to National List of 2019 Influencers

By Press release submission | Feb 26, 2019

Wesley Fields is among a select group of executives named to the Business Journals’ “Influencers: People We're Watching in 2019” list. The list spotlights 100 businesspeople nationwide seen as poised to make headlines this year.

O'Fallon man allegedly failed to keep proper lookout in St. Louis auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Two individuals are seeking damages from an O'Fallon, Illinois man over a collision at a St. Louis intersection.

Former Mercer Health & Benefits employee alleges it failed to provided requested ergonomic support after surgery

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri woman alleges she was discriminated against by her former employer for exercising workers' compensation rights.

Man who fell at property alleges Grandview Tower, others failed to clear ice on walkway

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he injured his ankle, leg and foot in a fall on a patch of ice at a St. Louis property.

Motorist struck by vehicle pursued by St. Louis police officers files suit against city

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A motorist is seeking damages from the city of St. Louis and two of its police officers over a collision that occurred in 2017 while the officers were in pursuit of a vehicle.

Tenant of St. Louis unit alleges landlord failed to replace carpet that caused fall

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A tenant of a St. Louis unit alleges deteriorated carpet on the stairs leading to his unit caused him to slip and fall.

From Legal Newsline

Trial lawyers are paying millions to a handful of experts necessary to push their talc cases

By Dan Fisher | Feb 26, 2019

A small group of highly paid experts, one of whom recently testified his firm has made $30 million offering mostly pro-plaintiff testimony, are the key ingredient for more than 10,000 lawsuits claiming talcum powder is laced with deadly asbestos, forming the tip of an inverted pyramid upon which the rest of the cases depend.

Motorist alleges Shelter General Insurance refused to pay him benefits

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A motorist alleges an insurance company has failed to pay him benefits he is entitled to over a collision with an uninsured driver.

Pedestrian seeks more than $25,000 from driver over St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A pedestrian alleges a driver failed to keep a careful lookout before striking him at a St. Louis intersection.

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