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Missouri joins suit alleging generic drug price fixing; AG's office says state 'damaged by this'

By John Breslin | May 21, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri residents were undoubtedly affected by the alleged price fixing of generic drugs and medications by manufacturers and their senior employees, according to the attorney general's office.

Judge tosses product liability suit against Smith & Nephew citing lack of jurisdiction

By Takesha Thomas | May 16, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A medical device company has been granted a dismissal in a product liability case filed over one of its recalled devices.

5 Things To Look For When Selecting A Personal Injury Attorney & How Brian Cummings Checks Each Box

By St. Louis Record Submission | Apr 12, 2019

It is a scenario few of us ever expect to face. You or a loved one suffered a serious injury at the hands of people you trust: your team of healthcare professionals.

Kansas woman sues Missouri clinic for medical negligence over shoulder surgery

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 24, 2019

A Kansas woman who underwent a shoulder surgery at a Missouri clinic is suing the medical group and the doctor alleging they acted negligently.

8th Circuit rules suit against Merck over alleged Vioxx injuries is not time barred

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit determined a personal injury lawsuit against a medication manufacturer is indeed timely on Feb. 4.

Suit filed against C.R. Bard over allegations mesh device caused injury

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – Several individuals have filed a complaint over allegations that a mesh device used in surgeries caused them injury.

Patient files negligence suit against SSM-SLUH, doctor over stroke

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman alleges she suffered a stroke during a medical procedure she claims was not necessary.

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.

Patient files malpractice suit against doctor, Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 28, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A woman is seeking damages from a physician and two medical entities over allegations her diaphragm was paralyzed during a surgery.

Parents file suit against SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, SLUCare over son's pressure sores

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 28, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The parents of an adult man allege they incurred medical bills and needed to provide more intensive care after their son developed pressure sores during a hospital stay.

Judge allows ‘non-frivolous’ claims against John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center to go forward

By Sam Knef | Jan 14, 2019

ST. LOUIS - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently said a man suing the John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center and medical professionals can pursue his medical negligence case in forma pauperis, which allows him to forego paying filing fees.

Mallinckrodt, other drug manufacturers named in woman's suit over mother's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 8, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis woman has filed suit against several drug manufacturers over her mother's opioid-related death.

Surviving spouse files wrongful death suit against Marconi Bakery

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 31, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The surviving spouse of a man who suffered a heart attack at a St. Louis bakery alleges its owner failed to timely call 911.

St. Francois County parents file wrongful death suit against SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 27, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Francois County couple alleges the negligence of two medical facilities contributed to the death of their 5-year-old son.

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DOJ: A company created to file lawsuits has wasted 1,500 hours of the government's time

By David Yates | Dec 20, 2018

TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.

Florissant man seeks damages from Union Pacific Railroad over alleged cancer-causing benzene exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Florissant man alleges his colon cancer diagnosis is the result of exposure to benzene during his career with a railroad company.

Consumers file suit against Monsanto over Roundup; Company says it will 'vigorously' defend

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Several plaintiffs have filed suit against the maker of herbicide Roundup over allegations the product caused non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Court grants exclusion of physician's written testimony in Gyrus Acmi case

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A district court has granted a request to have written testimony from a treating physician not be included in an upcoming product liability case.

New trial granted in wrongful death suit against Seasons Healthcare for Women, obstetrician

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 1, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri court has granted a new trial to the parents of a child who died in delivery in a negligence claim against an obstetrician.

Perforation during procedure by Barnes-Jewish Hospital staff alleged to have contributed to woman's death

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 23, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Holcomb man alleges his mother's death was caused by an injury sustained during a colonoscopy.

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