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Consumer alleges Sunrise Foods' sriracha sauce is not all natural because it contains xanthan gum

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 24, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges a brand of sriracha sauce is not all natural as labeled.

Missouri Chamber's 2019 agenda includes venue reform and punitive damages cap

By Glenn Minnis | Jan 2, 2019

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is promoting a 2019 legislative agenda it hopes will make for more principled local judicial systems.

Consumers file suit over Dr. Pepper/Seven Up's ginger claims on Canada Dry sodas

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 20, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Four individuals have filed a potential class action suit over allegations that Canada Dry Ginger Ale only contains a minimal amount of processed ginger flavoring compound.

Judge denies summary judgment for plaintiffs in wage class action against Steak N Shake

By Sam Knef | Dec 17, 2018

U.S. District Judge John A. Ross has denied partial summary judgment sought by a plaintiff class in a wage lawsuit against Steak N Shake.

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California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'

By John Breslin | Dec 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.

Career Counseling alleges Minnesota companies sent faxes without permission

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A staffing company alleges two Minnesota companies sent it unsolicited faxes.

Judge stands by order dismissing ERISA class action against Mercy

By Sam Knef | Nov 4, 2018

U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry has denied a plaintiffs' motion to reconsider an order dismissing a proposed class action against Mercy Health that alleged under-funding of its pension fund in violation of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Consumer alleges Canteen vending machine charged more than the listed price

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a vending machine operator over allegations he was charged more for items than what was listed as the purchase price.

Federal appeals panel ponders MacArthur Justice Center, ACLU hep C class action

By John Breslin | Oct 29, 2018

Lawsuit claims denying treatment to all but the sickest inmates is "cruel and unusual punishment"

Call center worker files class action claiming Clayton company required employees to work overtime unpaid

By Karen Kidd | Sep 24, 2018

ST. LOUIS (St. Louis Record) – A former call center employee recently filed a Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) collective class action against Clayton-based Serco Inc., claiming the company required her and others to work overtime unpaid.

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.

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.

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).

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.

Class action against Walmart over sales tax moved back to state court

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 17, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A suit filed by a group of consumers against Walmart over allegations it overcharged sales tax on certain online-ordered items has returned to state court.

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