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Former tenant alleges owners of St. Louis property failed to abate lead paint

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges exposure to lead-based paint at a rental property in St. Louis during his childhood has caused him injury.

Washington University professor files suit over discrimination allegations

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A female professor at Washington University has filed a suit over allegations of sex discrimination.

Progressive Max Insurance seeks $25,000 from driver for accident damages

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An insurance company alleges a driver has failed and refused to pay it to recover the amount it paid to its insured over damages sustained in an auto accident.

Former Synergies 3 TEC Services technician alleges company failed to pay overtime

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An installation technician alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and was not paid overtime wages.

Consumer claims Ojai Cook lemonaise product is falsely labeled as all-natural

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges that a California corporation is using a false and misleading label on one of its food products.

Woman's suit against C.R. Bard, Davol claims she suffered injuries from defective hernia mesh product

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 2, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A woman recently filed suit against C.R. Bard and Davol Inc. claiming she suffered injuries from a hernia mesh product they manufactured.

Judge tosses suit against Frontenac filed by The Grove Assisted Living over failure to state a claim

By Angela Underwood | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Eastern District of Missouri judge has dismissed a case against a local municipality brought on by a senior living home.

Primerica seeks court's help regarding life insurance claim made by woman charged with muder

By Charmaine Little | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Primerica Life Insurance Co. is seeking a court's help regarding a claim for life insurance benefits filed by a woman who has been charged with a first-degree murder in connection with her husband's death.

Mallinckrodt ordered to produce documents in case

By Angela Underwood | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Eastern District of Missouri judge ordered a pharmaceutical company to produce documents.

Judge grants summary judgment in favor of St. Louis in former employee's religious discrimination suit

By Angela Underwood | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An Eastern District of Missouri Judge has granted two motions for summary judgment in a religious discrimination case filed by a St. Louis worker.

Eager Road Associates granted summary judgment in False Claims Act case

By Sam Knef | Jun 29, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge has granted a defendant named in a False Claims Act lawsuit summary judgment in a case brought by a public sector worker who alleged it was involved in a "pay-to-play" scheme.

Judge issues discovery orders in 9-year-old pre-need funeral scam case

By Sam Knef | Jun 28, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division, recently issued a mixed ruling in a 9-year-old racketeering lawsuit brought by dozens of plaintiffs against more than 40 defendants involving allegations of a nationwide "pre-need" funeral services scheme.

U.S. Supreme Court's union ruling won't have a huge impact in Missouri

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 28, 2018

The Show-Me Institute says the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) won't have a huge impact in Missouri because the state already doesn't allow agency fees to be taken from employees' salaries.

Former BJC Healthcare executive director alleges disability was a factor in termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former executive director for a St. Louis business alleges he was terminated after returning from a medical leave.

St. Louis Public Schools alleged to have terminated legally blind teacher because of disability

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A legally blind teacher alleges she was terminated because of her disability.

St. Louis Loves Travel Stops & Country Stores location alleged to have supplied incorrect fuel

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 26, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A liability insurer alleges a St. Louis business supplied unleaded fuel instead of diesel and damaged a truck.

Pharmacy First alleges Express Scripts is suppressing competition

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2018

A pharmacy services administrative organization (PSAO) is suing Express Scripts Inc. alleging it is suppressing competition in pharmacy markets.

Woman files suit against St. Louis police officer over allegations of false imprisonment

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS – An African-American woman alleges that a white police officer violated her constitutional rights when he responded to a domestic incident.

Plaintiffs wrap up testimony in Johnson & Johnson baby powder trial

By John Sammon | Jun 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Defense attorneys representing Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit accusing the company of producing asbestos-laced baby powder that gave 22 women ovarian cancer sought once again to show that the women had prior family histories of cancer---unrelated to talc powder use.

Attorneys failing to supervise paralegals remains rare but more visible, experts say

By Karen Kidd | Jun 21, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – While paralegals certainly have more technology and resources to do their jobs, that additional tech doesn't seem to be why it is more noticeable when attorneys risk being disciplined allegedly for not properly supervising their support staff, experts in the field said in recent interviews.

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