JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Democratic Party is taking its case to the Missouri Supreme Court after a Circuit Court judge dismissed its lawsuit challenging Gov. Mike Parson’s choice for the state’s lieutenant governor.
ST LOUIS – A former employee for St. Louis County's Department of Public Health had his disability discrimination suit shot down last month when he failed to prove he disclosed his disability before leaving his position.
JOPLIN – A former male employee of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic in Mount Vernon recently filed a federal suit against the department alleging retaliation, gender discrimination and a hostile work environment leading up to the termination of his employment.
Court grants Atkins Nutritionals' motion for summary judgment regarding labeling on two of five diet bars
Atkins Nutritionals, which makes weight control nutrition products, was partially successful in its motion for summary judgment in a case alleging false labeling on its diet bars.
Customer's suit against Tuesday Morning over alleged fire-causing lamp thrown out
Jefferson County couple's suit claims equipment used during husband's heart surgery 'colonizes' bacteria
ST. LOUIS – A man who suffered a bacterial infection when he underwent heart surgery in 2016 recently filed a lawsuit against the medical device manufacturers whose equipment was used during his procedure claiming he suffers from night sweats, fevers, weakness, pain, discomfort, impairment and loss of enjoyment of life.
ST. LOUIS – American Family Mutual Insurance Co. is seeking declaratory judgment in a dispute with its insured who was sued for breach of contract in the construction of a grain storage and distribution facility near Palmyra.
MFA Inc., an agricultural cooperative, unlawfully released anhydrous ammonia that injured residents and employees near their facilities, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims in federal court.
Affiliated FM Insurance Company on July 10 removed a water damage case from a Missouri Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri due to federal diversity jurisdiction.
A putative class action lawsuit involving Children’s Mercy Hospital was recently removed from the Jackson County Court to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Western Division.
ST. LOUIS – Johnson & Johnson officials pledged to appeal a $4.69 billion court judgment against them the day after a trial in which 22 women plaintiffs won a landmark case accusing the company of causing their ovarian cancer from use of baby powder containing asbestos.
ST. LOUIS – Jurors on July 12 handed Johnson & Johnson a body-blow, levying a total $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages to 22 women who claimed its talcum powder contained asbestos that caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
Jurors hammered Johnson & Johnson with a $4.69 billion verdict that includes more than $4.1 billion in punitive damages over claims that asbestos in talcum powder products caused 22 women to develop ovarian cancer.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Western Division, recently granted Mars Petcare’s motion for summary judgment in a suit alleging Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interference and retaliation.
ST. LOUIS – Attorneys for both sides claimed the other fabricated science during closing remarks on July 11 after a month-long trial in a lawsuit in which 22 women allege the baby powder they used made by Johnson & Johnson gave them ovarian cancer.
ST. LOUIS – In the final week of trial alleging Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused 22 women to develop ovarian cancer, the defense again fought back that the disease came from other causes, while the plaintiffs’ attorney said the defendants were dodging the truth.
During questioning of a witness for the defense, the attorney for 22 women suing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for the baby powder they alleged contained asbestos and gave them ovarian cancer, portrayed a company that didn’t want to find out its talc contained asbestos and used a less stringent method of testing.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) – The Missouri Supreme Court recently handed down disciplinary actions against three attorneys; one was disbarred, another suspended and the third placed on probation.
ST. LOUIS – A gynecological oncologist called by Johnson & Johnson disputed an allegation he was engaging in a conflict of interest in withholding information from some of the 22 women suing the company over its baby powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer----by not telling them he was testifying against them in court.
KANSAS CITY – HealthPort Technologies and Centerpoint Medical Center of Independence recently removed a proposed class action lawsuit that alleges they wrongfully charge fees in violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Western Division.