News from January 2019

Mallinckrodt, other drug manufacturers named in woman's suit over mother's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman has filed suit against several drug manufacturers over her mother's opioid-related death.

Two individuals allegedly breached fiduciary duty

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals allege that two people breached their contractual obligations and caused harm.

Injured motorist alleges AAA Insurance refused to pay amounts due under policy

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County resident alleges he was injured in an auto accident and that his insurer failed to pay the amounts due under his policy.

Damages sought from Breckenridge Material, driver over collision with parked car

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he was injured while sitting in a parked car when a vehicle struck its door and is seeking damages from the driver and his employer.

Cyclist alleges motorist failed to keep careful lookout in St. Louis collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A cyclist is seeking more than $25,000 from a St. Louis woman after she allegedly struck him on a road in the city.

Texas tackle company files suit over winner of 2015 Anglers of the Year award

By Sam Knef | Jan 8, 2019

KANSAS CITY – A sponsor of a fishing tournament team that came in second place in the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters Tournament Trail alleges the winner engaged in a fraudulent scheme.

Daughter sues Veterans Affairs over father's death at Columbia hospital

By Sam Knef | Jan 8, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – A lawsuit that was recently filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri blames the Veterans Affairs hospital in Columbia for failing to promptly and appropriately diagnose a patient's sepsis, leading to his death.

'Have Gavel, Will Travel' takes hold in Missouri to educate citizens on judicial system

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 8, 2019

An educational legislative initiative is gaining popularity in Missouri, with judges taking part in a program called “Have Gavel, Will Travel.”

Student dismissed from UMKC dental school sues for readmission or $17.5 million

By Sam Knef | Jan 8, 2019

A student who was dismissed from the University of Missouri at Kansas City's School of Dentistry due to bad grades is suing for reinstatement or $17.5 million—the value of career earnings plus $2.8 million in expected bonuses.

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

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 9, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis County woman has filed suit against a Macon County man over an auto accident on Interstate 64.

Injured passenger alleges State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance failed to offer reasonable amount

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 9, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A passenger injured in an auto accident in St. Louis alleges an insurance company has failed to offer him a reasonable amount under a policy.

Dow Chemical, others named in couple's suit over lung cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 9, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A couple is seeking more than $50,000 from several companies over allegations exposure to asbestos caused the husband's lung cancer.

Tenant, guest of Winter Garden Apartments file suit after man allegedly attacked them with knife

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 9, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A tenant of a St. Louis apartment complex and her guest are suing the landlords of the building after they were allegedly injured by a man with a knife.

Injured motorist alleges Geico Indemnity failed to pay for damages from auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 9, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured in a collision in St. Louis and her insurance company failed to pay for her losses.

Safeco Insurance Co. of America client alleges it failed to offer him just compensation

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 10, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insurance company is facing a lawsuit from a client who alleges he was injured in an accident and it failed to pay him fair and just compensation.

Former laborer alleged asbestos exposure caused lung cancer, seeks damages from CBS

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 10, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A former laborer alleges exposure to asbestos in Connecticut caused him to develop cancer.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Announces 17 Newly Elevated Principals

By Press release submission | Jan 10, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm has recently elevated 17 attorneys to Principal status.

Discrimination suit filed against St. Louis University by former officer over termination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A former public safety officer for a university alleges she was discriminated against because of her sex.

Couple files suit against Borg-Warner, others over husband's cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A couple is seeking damages from several companies over allegations asbestos exposure caused the husband to develop lung cancer.

Woman seeks more than $25,000 from St. Louis over fall allegedly caused by defect in street

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A pedestrian alleges a defect in the concrete of a St. Louis street caused her to fall.

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