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Former St. Louis employee files complaint over discrimination, harassment allegations

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 12, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former employee of the city of St. Louis alleges he was subjected to harassment and discrimination before he was terminated.

Judge grants summary judgment to retailer in personal injury claim

By Sam Knef | Nov 12, 2018

A federal judge has granted summary judgment to retailer Menard, Inc. in a personal injury claim alleging steel pallet racks fell on a man's head.

Judges gives partial summary judgment to deputy fired when new sheriff came to town

By Sam Knef | Nov 12, 2018

A federal judge has granted partial summary judgment to a former deputy sheriff in Christian County who claims he was fired for supporting the opposing candidate in a sheriff's election in August 2015.

Mother seeks $20 million over son's death in Mississippi County jail

By Sam Knef | Nov 11, 2018

A lawsuit alleging that Mississippi County jail employees tased, pepper-sprayed, beat, terrorized, punched, kneed, dog-piled and choked a detainee suffering from a psychotic episode while he was pleading for help and struggling to stay alive was filed in federal court Nov. 5.

Dermatologist sues Quincy Physicians group claiming it made billing errors

By Sam Knef | Nov 11, 2018

A Marion County dermatologist employed by Quincy Physicians & Surgeons Clinic, S.C. claims the business incorrectly calculated the billing of her patients, resulting in losses over a five-year period of between $850,000 and $4.25 million.

Carshield brings trademark infringement suit to federal court

By Sam Knef | Nov 11, 2018

A trademark infringement case was filed by Carshield against AutomotiveGuarantee.com, companies that are in the business of marketing and selling vehicle service contracts that cover mechanical breakdowns.

Attorney Elad Gross says lawsuits are the only way to shed light on suspicions of 'dark money' in Missouri politics

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 11, 2018

Missouri-based attorney Elad Gross is pursuing lawsuits against A New Missouri, a nonprofit linked to former governor Eric Gritens and which could allegedly be funneling what Gross calls "dark money" into political campaigns.

Court rules on plaintiff fees in Missouri church's school playground lawsuit

By John Sammon | Nov 11, 2018

Following a Supreme Court ruling that a Missouri church had been denied its constitutional rights when the state rejected its application for a playground subsidy, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri ruled on attorneys' fees and costs, roughly halving the original estimate submitted by the church.

Child care facility sues after its license is not renewed

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 10, 2018

ST. LOUIS — A child care facility is suing the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, citing alleged failure to renew its license.

EPA, states and tribes seek millions for cleanup costs of American Zinc, Lead and Smelting sites

By Carrie Salls | Nov 9, 2018

JOPLIN – Several federal, state and Native American entities filed a lawsuit on Oct. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, alleging that Blue Tee Corp., Brown Strauss Inc. and three individual defendants should be held responsible for the cleanup of hazard substances that were allegedly released at former American Zinc, Lead and Smelting Co. sites.

Priest alleges discrimination in suit against St. Louis, police officer regarding arrest for sexual misconduct

By Carrie Salls | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of St. Louis recently filed a discrimination suit against St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Tonya LeVette Porter and the city of St. Louis alleging the defendants “destroyed the life of a promising young man and priest” after sexual misconduct allegations were made against him.

Consumer files suit over Progressive Casualty's denial of claims

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A Missouri man alleges his insurer breached a contract when it failed to pay his two claims in full.

Owner of stolen vehicle alleges AAA Insurance breached contract with claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A man alleges his insurer failed to pay the full value of the claim he submitted after his vehicle was stolen.

Cutco salesman says he lost a kidney after a knife cut through his sales bag and punctured his side

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A former Cutco Stores worker is suing the company over allegations of negligence and strict liability after his kidney was damaged when he was punctured by one of the knives in his sales bag.

Woman injured in St. Louis collision alleges she is entitled to benefits under Progressive policy

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A woman injured in a collision while driving another's vehicle in 2017 is asking a court to determine whether she is entitled to uninsured motorist benefits under the policy of the vehicle's owner.

Judge denies bid to pierce corporate veil to obtain $4.1 million judgment in St. Louis parking garage case

By Sam Knef | Nov 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a motion to dismiss a complaint that sought to "pierce a corporate veil" in order to satisfy a $4.1 million judgment against the owners of a downtown St. Louis parking garage.

Career Counseling alleges Minnesota companies sent faxes without permission

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A staffing company alleges two Minnesota companies sent it unsolicited faxes.

Second company added to suit filed over dumping of radioactive waste in St. Louis-area landfill

By John Breslin | Nov 4, 2018

A company tasked with cleaning up a St. Louis-area landfill contaminated by radioactive waste has filed an amended compliant accusing a second firm of responsibility for some of the remediation work.

School district settles age discrimination suit, admits no wrongdoing

By John Breslin | Nov 4, 2018

A Missouri school district settled an age discrimination lawsuit to avoid the expense of further litigation and admits no liability, its chief communications officer said.

Judge allows fired junior high teacher's age discrimination case to proceed

By Sam Knef | Nov 4, 2018

A federal judge is allowing a former Delta School District junior high teacher's lawsuit against a superintendent and school board to move forward.

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