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Judge grants motion for Wellington Concrete to produce documents in ERISA case

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge granted a motion to compel post-judgment discovery in a lawsuit over alleged violations of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Four allege contaminated food sold at Church's Chicken caused food poisoning

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Four individuals allege contaminated food purchased at a St. Louis restaurant caused them to develop food poisoning.

Judge grants motion to dismiss patent infringement suit over 'Illuminated Address Sign'

By Sam Knef | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted defendants relief from a patent infringement case brought by a pro se plaintiff seeking $55 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

Consumer group to be included in $5 million settlement in Telephone Consumer Protection Act case

By Sam Knef | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently denied a request by defendants who settled Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims for $5 million plus costs regarding the distribution of cy pres awards.

KC Bell removes sex discrimination suit to federal court

By Sam Knef | Jun 18, 2018

KANSAS CITY – Defendants in a sex discrimination and retaliation suit filed in Jackson County Circuit Court recently removed the action to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Transgender employee files discrimination suit against Ikea North America

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Ohio resident alleges he was discriminated against and constructively discharged by his former St. Louis employer.

Lamb's Bridge Child Care Center seeks review of revocation of license

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A child care provider is seeking review of the decision to revoke its license.

Fatal crash leads to lawsuit against trucking, tire firms

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 16, 2018

On June 1, Beelman Truck Co. filed a complaint against Raben Tire Co., LLC, and Raben Tire Co. of Missouri LLC in Clayton, Missouri, and Matthew Roper of Kennett, Missouri for costs related to a lawsuit against all parties that arose from a fatal car accident.

Washateria laundry service faces patent infringement suit over its use of cashless cards

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 14, 2018

A company has filed a patent infringement suit against the St. Louis laundry service Washateria LLC, alleging the cashless cards Washateria uses for cashless and coinless laundry services are a direct violation of a patent they hold.

Insurance company seeks declaratory judgment in Ferguson fee refund case

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal court is asked to decide if an insurance company has a duty to pay the legal defense costs for the city of Ferguson, which is accused of charging illegal fees.

Insurer removes $800K hail damage claim lawsuit to federal court

By Sam Knef | Jun 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An insurance company based in Rhode Island recently removed a lawsuit claiming it unreasonably denied an $800,000 hail damage claim to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division.

Appeals Court slightly modifies, then affirms trial court ruling in Lee's Summit property dispute

By Karen Kidd | Jun 13, 2018

KANSAS CITY – A Missouri appeals court recently took the unusual move of slightly modifying a trial court's ruling before affirming it in a six-year-old Lee's Summit property dispute.

Federal court in Delaware orders transfer of suit alleging lawyer malpractice to Missouri

By John Breslin | Jun 12, 2018

A federal court in Delaware recently ordered the transfer to Missouri of a case involving a trio of investors claiming malpractice by attorneys they retained to represent them in an unsuccessful suit against an un-named corporation.

Federal judge remands Monsanto dicamba seed case back to state court

By John Breslin | Jun 12, 2018

CAPE GIRARDEAU – A case centered on a seed and herbicide produced by Monsanto, which has pitted farmer against farmer, has been remanded back to the Mississippi County Circuit Court.

Wrongful termination case against Silvercote remanded back to state court

By John Breslin | Jun 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge has remanded to state court a case in which a fired employee accused a company of violating his human rights.

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