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Appeals court ends discord over rightful owner of Elvis guitar

By Sam Knef | Sep 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed judgment in favor of the National Music Museum: America's Shrine to Music, in a dispute over who owns the guitar Elvis Presley played during his final tour in 1977.

Widow sues after husband and son die in duck boat incident

By Chandra Lye | Sep 22, 2018

KANSAS CITY – Pamela Young has sued Ripley Entertainment after her son and husband died and her daughter was injured following the sinking of a duck boat on Table Rock Lake.

Class-action lawsuit claims Normandy officials unfairly target the poor

By Sam Knef | Sep 17, 2018

The city of Normandy faces a class-action lawsuit over complaints that the police department, court system and prosecutor's office over-policed low-income communities of color and issued arbitrary citations and fines for minor offenses.

Family files negligence suit over duck boat accident in Branson

By Charmaine Little | Sep 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – A family who survived a duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson that killed 17 people recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming they suffered physical, emotional, and psychological injuries following the July 19 accident.

Appeals court upholds dismissal of St. Louis man's eminent domain case

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of a St. Louis man's eminent domain case after the courts ruled that the city's Redevelopment Authority did not improperly condemn his property nor were they responsible to pay for his relocation costs.

St. Louis man files class action over potentially contaminated high blood pressure drug

By Charmaine Little | Sep 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man recently filed a class action lawsuit against a number of pharmaceutical companies regarding the manufacture and distribution of a generic prescription drug that was recently recalled because of potential contamination.

Sports production company sues City Life Lounge for broadcasting Mayweather vs. Berto fight

By Charmaine Little | Sep 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A sports production company recently filed suit against a St. Louis lounge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Eastern Division, claiming the lounge was not authorized to display and promote a highly anticipated sports event.

Judge awards costs to title insurer after appeals court vacates $6 million verdict in failed condo project

By Sam Knef | Sep 10, 2018

CAPE GIRARDEAU – U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh recently entered judgment in favor of Fidelity National Title Insurance in a dispute involving a failed $21-million condominium project.

Judge dismisses class action against Mercy Health over pension plan

By Sam Knef | Sep 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry recently dismissed a putative class action against Mercy Health brought by retirees who claim the pension fund has been underfunded in violation of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Jail administrators fired correctional officer for speaking out, lawsuit says

By Danielle Pacey | Sep 7, 2018

A former captain with the St. Louis Corrections Division accuses the city and jail administrators of firing him for speaking out about poor conditions in the jail.

Richardson Pest Solutions faces copyright lawsuit from photographer

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 7, 2018

A scientist and professional photographer accuses a local pest control company of illegally using his photos on its website.

Animal Legal Defense Fund says 'meat' labeling law won't last

By Devastasha Beaver | Sep 6, 2018

Missouri has become the first state to outlaw certain uses of the word “meat,” thanks to legislation supported by the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association.

'I Am Loved' jewelry subject of federal lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Sep 3, 2018

A jewelry store accuses a competitor of trademark infringement over the "I Am Loved" brand.

Father and son face federal lawsuit over alleged Ponzi scheme

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accuses an investment firm of running a Ponzi scheme using dilapidated properties on Chicago's South Side.

Broadcast company faces copyright lawsuit over Howie Mandel photo

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

A photographer accuses a radio station website of stealing a copyrighted photo of Howie Mandel.

Municipal lawsuit against Dish Network and DirecTV moves to federal court

By Danielle Pacey | Aug 31, 2018

A service provider fee dispute between the city of Creve Coeur and two broadcast satellite companies moved to federal court on Aug. 29.

Plastic bag dispute still not settled after judge's ruling

By Asia Mayfield | Aug 29, 2018

The legal battle between State Line Bag company and CompanionLabs, an apparrel company, will continue after a federal judge found the two entities had a viable contract.

Two allege STLMugshots website unlawfully asked for money to remove information

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A mugshot website has been accused of breaking Missouri law by asking for money to take down pictures that it has posted of individuals.

Anti-bullying policies at heart of suit against Hallsville schools regarding teen's death, attorney says

By Angela Underwood | Aug 27, 2018

The mother of a teenager who committed suicide because of bulling recently filed a wrongful suit against Hallsville R-IV School District alleging the school district failed to provide safe learning environment.

St. Louis Housing Authority surprised by state suit over conditions at residential complex

By Angela Underwood | Aug 23, 2018

The St. Louis Housing Authority's executive director recently said that Attorney General Josh Hawley’s recent lawsuit against the agency over conditions at the Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex was unexpected.

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