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Western District court dismisses lost chance of survival count in wrongful death suit against federal government

By John Sammon | Nov 9, 2018

KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Nov. 1 dismissed count one of a suit against the federal government over allegations that faulty installation of a catheter device at a Veterans’ Administration (VA) clinic caused a man’s death.

St. Louis alleges in suit against drug companies that opioids have cost city $5 million

By Carrie Salls | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The city of St. Louis alleged in a lawsuit filed Nov. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri that several pharmaceutical companies have cost the city at least $5 million in connection with the manufacture and sale of opioid-containing prescription medications.

Schaefer Mortuary Services, Barnes-Jewish hospital sued over alleged handling of remains

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Genevieve couple is suing a funeral home and a hospital over allegations they denied their ability to choose and control the handling of their daughter's remains.

Widower alleges Mallinckrodt, others failed to warn opioid use could lead to addiction

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A widower is seeking damages from drug manufacturers over allegations his late wife became addicted to opioids.

Medical malpractice suit filed against Dutchtown Medical Arts, others over man's overdose death

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri mother has filed suit against physicians, pharmacies and medical centers after her son's death from an accidental overdose.

An insured driver is suing Liberty Mutual for alleged breach of contract

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS — An insured driver is suing Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., citing alleged breach of insurance contract.

Patient sues alleging misdiagnosis

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 29, 2018

Terry Adams filed a complaint on Oct. 15, in the St. Louis Circuit Court, against Michael D. Bavlsik ,MD, et al., alleging that the healthcare providers failed to appropriately diagnose and/or evaluate him for transient ischemic attacks.

Daughter files wrongful death suit against Beauvais Manor Healthcare & Rehab Center over woman's care

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis nursing facility is alleged to have failed to provide a former resident the skilled care required for a superior quality of life.

Diabetic alleges cut during pedicure at Tina's Nails led to amputation

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A diabetic customer of a St. Louis salon alleges a cut received during a pedicure led to an amputation of her leg.

Midwest Neurosurgeons, D.S. Medical ordered to pay more than $5 million in false claims suit

By Elizabeth Alt | Oct 10, 2018

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Southeastern Division entered a judgment of more than $5 million against Midwest Neurosurgeons LLC and D.S. Medical LLC in a suit over allegations the companies received kickbacks resulting in more than 200 false Medicaid and Medicare claims.

Patient alleges amputation result of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, others' failure to provide adequate after care

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 9, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A patient alleges the failure of medical facilities to provide adequate after-care resulted in an above-the-knee amputation.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital patient alleges she suffered left eye injury during surgery

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A patient alleges that her eye was injured during a surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Patient alleges infection caused by negligence of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, others

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A patient alleges he has lost the use of his legs because of an infection contracted during surgery.

SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital alleged to have failed to monitor man's post-operative condition

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A patient of a St. Louis hospital alleges it failed to monitor his post-operative status and that he was injured.

Negligence suit filed against Royal Oak Nursing and Rehab over resident's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 25, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A mother has filed a suit against several health care entities over the 2016 death of her son.

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