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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.

Former accounts manager files discrimination suit against Flatrock Grille, others

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former accounts manager for several St. Louis companies alleges she faced discriminatory treatment because of her sex.

Man alleges age was a factor in termination from Gateway Region YMCA

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 20, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man alleges a nonprofit organization terminated his employment due to his age.

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.

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