News from January 2019

Illinois resident allegedly failed to yield before St. Louis vehicle collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man alleges that a South Barrington, Illinois resident caused him injury in a St. Louis auto accident.

Woman alleges fall because of water at St. Louis Children's Hospital injured foot, back

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured at a St. Louis hospital because of water on the floor.

Cyclist seeks more than $25,000 from driver who allegedly struck him in St. Louis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man is seeking more than $25,000 from a motorist who allegedly struck him while he was riding a bicycle in 2014.

Suspended Lebanon attorney disbarred over multiple professional misconduct allegations

By Karen Kidd | Jan 11, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Suspended Lebanon attorney Jeffrey Bryan Allen has been disbarred following a Jan. 9 Missouri Supreme Court corrected order following multiple professional misconduct allegations.

Couple names Flowserve, others in suit over husband's mesothelioma diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A couple alleges the husband developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his career.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Armstrong Teasdale Elects Three New Partners, Three Equity Partners

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

Armstrong Teasdale proudly announces that the equity partners of the firm have elected Paul Croker, Scott Galt and Sarah Sise to equity partner.

MCANANY VAN CLEAVE & PHILLIPS: MVP Mourns The Loss Of Attorney John J. Jurcyk, Jr.

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

MVP Law expresses its deepest condolences upon the passing of John J. Jurcyk, Jr. His loss will be deeply felt within the firm, as well as among the community and his professional colleagues.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: 5280 Recognizes Steve Levine as Leader in Cannabis Law

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

Husch Blackwell partner Steve Levine has been named by 5280 as a Top Lawyer in Marijuana Law.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Firm's Talc Victory named CVN's No. 1 most Impressive Plaintiff Verdict of 2018

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

The Lanier Law Firm’s courtroom victory that saw $4.69 billion awarded to 22 ovarian cancer victims and their families has been named the No.1 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdict of 2018 by Courtroom View Network.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO: $4.7 Billion Talc Verdict Upheld

By Press release submission | Jan 13, 2019

A Missouri judge has recently upheld the award of 4.7 billion dollars in damages to twenty-two victims of ovarian cancer against Johnson & Johnson.

Federal magistrate judge keeps Alton Bank in Cardinal Health 110's MUFTA lawsuit

By Karen Kidd | Jan 14, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – A bank remains one of the defendants in an Ohio pharmaceutical company's lawsuit to collect on hundreds of thousands of dollars in alleged debt following a federal judge's recent decision in the case.

New attorney general says state will get more than $27,000 in settlement with Neiman Marcus over data breach

By Karen Kidd | Jan 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri's new attorney general recently announced a $1.5 million multistate settlement with Dallas-based retailer Neiman Marcus over a 2013 data breach that reportedly involved 1.1 million credit and debit cards.

Injured motorist alleges Farmers Insurance refused demand for payment of policy limits

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Warren County motorist alleges her insurer had no reasonable cause or excuse to refuse to pay her the amounts she alleges she is owed under her policy.

Hartford Insurance seeks $30,000 from driver over pedestrian collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An insurance company is seeking $30,000 from a St. Louis driver over a collision with a pedestrian in 2016.

Welder alleges workers' compensation claim factor in termination from Modern Metals

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – An Illinois man alleges a St. Louis company terminated him from his position as a welder after he filed a workers' compensation claim.

Maintenance mechanic seeks damages from Advance Auto Parts, others over cancer diagnosis

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A former maintenance mechanic alleges asbestos exposure during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Freedom Center of Missouri says St. Louis imposing impractical regulations regarding feeding the homeless

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 14, 2019

Two men recently filed a federal lawsuit after they were given a ticket for feeding bologna sandwiches to the homeless in St. Louis, seeking to change the city's rules about food distribution.

'De facto debtors' prisons have no place in Missouri,' Schmitt says in amicus brief

By Karen Kidd | Jan 14, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri's new attorney general said in an amicus brief he recently filed with the state's highest court that "de facto debtors' prisons" in the state "must end."

Judge allows ‘non-frivolous’ claims against John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center to go forward

By Sam Knef | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently said a man suing the John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center and medical professionals can pursue his medical negligence case in forma pauperis, which allows him to forego paying filing fees.

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