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Motorist alleges Purcell Tire employee failed to yield in St. Louis collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A motorist is seeking damages from a business and its employee over a collision in St. Louis.

Consumer alleges Monterey Mushrooms product label falsely states it does not contain preservatives

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis consumer alleges the label on a brand of marinated mushrooms deceptively claims that the product does not contain preservatives.

Budweiser Brew House operator sued over wrong way crash in Illinois

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A suit has been filed against the operator of the Budweiser Brew House in St. Louis after an alleged patron drove while intoxicated and caused a fatal accident in Illinois.

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Ahead of talc test, NYC judge gives good news to asbestos defendants

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 1, 2019

The January 31 decision could have especially strong implications for lawsuits over talcum powder

Eastern District of Missouri court dismisses some claims in suit over alleged loss of 1,300 bottles of wine

By Charmaine Little | Feb 1, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A case concerning an alleged loss of $2 million worth of wine was only partially dismissed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division on Jan. 23.

Partial summary judgment granted to Illinois Bell Telephone, others in contract dispute

By Charmaine Little | Feb 1, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal court has ruled in favor of local telephone companies and awarded partial summary judgment in regard to damages based on certain invoices in a dispute with competitive local exchange carriers.

Consumer alleges type of Lindsay Naturals olives falsely advertised as having no preservatives

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 1, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A consumer alleges Lindsay Naturals Spanish Manzanilla Olives are falsely advertised as having no preservatives.

Court dismisses several counts in suit filed by hunter who was injured by rifle purchased at Poplar Bluff store

By Charmaine Little | Jan 31, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed several claims against a Poplar Bluff gun store in a lawsuit filed by a customer who was injured while firing a rifle he had purchased at the store.

Bullseye International alleges it is owed more than $26,000 for recovering forklift from basement

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company alleges it was not paid for the extraction and storage of a forklift.

Steak N Shake denied motion to exclude expert testimony in overtime wage lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Jan 31, 2019

ST. LOUIS – On Jan. 25, Steak N Shake Operations Inc. couldn’t convince the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri for the Eastern Division to exclude the report and testimony of a class action’s expert in a suit over allegedly unpaid overtime wages.

Driver files suit against Safeco Insurance Co. of Illinois, David Pope Insurance Services over coverage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A driver has filed suit against two insurance companies for coverage for injuries sustained when an object struck his vehicle while traveling on Interstate 44.

Attorney General Schmitt announces $120M settlement for Johnson & Johnson's metal-on-metal hip implant devices

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 29, 2019

Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced a settlement of $120 million with Medical Device Business Inc. (formerly known as DePuy), and its parent company Johnson & Johnson, regarding unlawful promotion of Medical Device Business' hip implant devices.

Kansas City code enforcer shot on the way to work can continue with disability discrimination suit against city

By Sam Knef | Jan 29, 2019

KANSAS CITY – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri recently dismissed several employment-related claims against Kansas City in lawsuit filed by a city code enforcement officer who was wounded in a 2015 shooting while on his way to work.

Supreme Court affirms $28.9 million award to patient in case against Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities

By Sam Knef | Jan 29, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Supreme Court has sided with a plaintiff awarded a $28.9 million medical malpractice judgment against Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities.

Passenger seeks damages from First Chicago Insurance for St. Louis auto accident

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 29, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A passenger alleges he was injured in a St. Louis collision caused by the driver's negligence and is seeking damages from an insurance company.

Couple claiming state's firearms rules for foster parents violate their rights may have a point, professor says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 28, 2019

A Kansas City couple has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the Missouri Department of Social Services' policies regarding the possession of loaded firearms by foster parents violate their constitutional rights.

Judge rules for Koss Construction in female worker's Equal Pay Act suit

By Sam Knef | Jan 28, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri Jr. has granted summary judgment to a construction company facing a gender discrimination claim.

Woman injured in St. Louis County collision seeks more than $25,000 from insurance company

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 28, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri resident is seeking more than $25,000 from her insurance company over an auto accident that occurred in St. Louis County.

Marketing professional alleges she was wrongfully terminated by Robert Half Corp.

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 28, 2019

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated by a staffing agency.

Injured motorist seeks more than $25,000 from GEICO Insurance over claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A man injured in a 2017 auto accident in St. Louis County alleges his insurer has failed to make payments in accordance with the terms of his policy.

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