News from January 2019

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Lewis Brisbois Expands Midwest Practice With St. Louis Office, Five New Attorneys

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.

Overland Park attorney disbarred following guilty plea, imprisonment for tax evasion

By Karen Kidd | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Imprisoned Overland Park attorney David Ben Mandelbaum was recently disbarred following his guilty plea in Kansas last summer to federal tax evasion charges.

GORDON & REES: Gordon & Rees Further Expands with Addition of Preeminent Toxic Tort Group

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes the addition of 20 attorneys who will join the Environmental/Toxic Tort practice group in its Dallas, Los Angeles and St. Louis offices.

Moniteau County's former prosecutor suspended following conviction in 2014 restaurant accident

By Karen Kidd | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – Former Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Wyatt Healea recently was indefinitely suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court following his conviction last fall for backing his truck into a Columbia restaurant in 2014.

HEPLERBROOM: Nickelson On Bar Association Board Of Directors

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Rebecca Nickelson has been nominated by the St. Louis Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors to serve on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Lawyers Trust Account Foundation.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Litigation Partner Tim Gearin Recognized as Law Firm Leader

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

St. Louis Litigation Partner Tim Gearin has been named a 2019 Law Firm Leader and was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly during a luncheon on Jan. 25.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Husch Blackwell Joins ABA Pledge to Improve Attorney Well-Being

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Husch Blackwell has signed on to take the Well-Being Pledge, part of a campaign by an American Bar Association working group to improve the substance use and mental health landscape of the legal profession.

MCANANY VAN CLEAVE & PHILLIPS: MVP Bolsters its Strength in Workers’ Compensation Law

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

In its latest surge of growth, MVP Law Firm is pleased to welcome attorneys James R. Hess and Andrew J. Sheehan to its workers’ compensation defense group.

Kansas City code enforcer shot on the way to work can continue with disability discrimination suit against city

By Sam Knef | Jan 29, 2019

KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri recently dismissed several employment-related claims against Kansas City in lawsuit filed by a city code enforcement officer who was wounded in a 2015 shooting while on his way to work.

Attorney General Schmitt announces $120M settlement for Johnson & Johnson's metal-on-metal hip implant devices

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 29, 2019

Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced a settlement of $120 million with Medical Device Business Inc. (formerly known as DePuy), and its parent company Johnson & Johnson, regarding unlawful promotion of Medical Device Business' hip implant devices.

National Fire Suppression alleges it is owed more than $60,000 for work

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri company alleges it was not paid for work it performed on a St. Louis building.

Driver files suit against Safeco Insurance Co. of Illinois, David Pope Insurance Services over coverage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A driver has filed suit against two insurance companies for coverage for injuries sustained when an object struck his vehicle while traveling on Interstate 44.

General Electric, others named in widow's suit over husband's mesothelioma death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A widow has filed suit against several companies over the mesothelioma-related death of her husband.

Patient alleges negligence of St. Louis dental office caused spinal injury

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A patient has filed suit against a dentist over allegations that negligence caused a spinal injury.

Crown, Cork & Seal USA, others named in suit filed by several plaintiffs over alleged asbestos injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a suit against companies over allegations that exposure to asbestos caused harm to them or their decedents.

Woman alleges St. Louis auto accident caused $20,000 in medical expenses

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman alleges she was injured in an auto accident in St. Louis allegedly caused by a driver's failure to yield to the right of way.

Man files suit against Alcatel-Lucent USA, others alleging injuries caused by asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges he was first exposed to asbestos-containing products in the 1970s in Oklahoma and is seeking damages from several companies over his cancer diagnosis.

Steak N Shake denied motion to exclude expert testimony in overtime wage lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – On Jan. 25, Steak N Shake Operations Inc. couldn’t convince the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri for the Eastern Division to exclude the report and testimony of a class action’s expert in a suit over allegedly unpaid overtime wages.

Bullseye International alleges it is owed more than $26,000 for recovering forklift from basement

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company alleges it was not paid for the extraction and storage of a forklift.

Driver alleges collision at St. Louis intersection caused injuries to head, neck

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A driver alleges her neck and head were injured in a collision at a St. Louis intersection.

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