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St. Louis woman claims debt collector caused emotional distress

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 7, 2017, 2:16pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing Dyck-O’Neal, Inc. and Does 1-4, citing alleged violation of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

St. Louis County man alleges North Oaks Group hasn't complied with ADA rules

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 7, 2017, 2:09pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis County man is suing North Oaks Group, Inc., citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

Woman says U.S. Bank National Association violated FMLA

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 3:25pm

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri woman is suing U.S. Bank National Association, citing alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress, retaliation and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

St. Charles woman says Transworld Systems was abusive in pursuing debt

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 2:42pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Charles resident is suing Transworld Systems Inc, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Missouri, Oklahoma residents claim Everalbum invaded privacy with frequent calls

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 2:33pm

ST. LOUIS — Residents of Missouri and Oklahoma have filed a class-action lawsuit against Everalbum, Inc., citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Employee says Russell Technologies failed to pay overtime wages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 2:28pm

ST. LOUIS — A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against St. Louis-based IT company Russell Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Computer St. Louis, Seth Russell and Nicole Russell, citing alleged violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of workers compensation acts.

Carpenters' union claims Mash Group Holdings violated collective bargaining agreement

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 6, 2017, 2:20pm

ST. LOUIS — Local labor groups are suing Mash Group Holdings, LLC, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former Department of Revenue attorney, wife lose appeal of property tax credit

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 2:10pm

JEFFERSON CITY — A former attorney with the Missouri Department of Revenue and his wife, a retired school teacher, have had their property tax credit appeal denied by the Missouri Supreme Court.

Missouri Supreme Court suspends Ozark attorney for 'commingling' personal, client funds

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 1:59pm

JEFFERSON CITY — Ozark attorney Scott C. Hinote's law license has been indefinitely suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court after it found that he had commingled personal and client funds in both his operating and trust accounts. 

Kansas City voters will get to decide on minimum wage ordinance

Sam Knef Feb. 6, 2017, 1:40pm

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a minimum wage ballot measure must go to Kansas City voters.

St. Charles County ban on red-light cameras stands, appeals court decides

Chandra Lye Feb. 6, 2017, 1:07pm

ST. CHARLES COUNTY — A Missouri appeals court has upheld a referendum that prevents the use of red-light cameras in St. Charles County.

St. Louis woman claims Florida debt collector violated fair practices

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 5:09pm

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman is suing Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC and Does 1-4, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

Labor organization claims Triad Painting underpaid monthly contributions

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 5:00pm

ST. LOUIS — A labor organization is are suing Triad Painting, Inc., Triad Services, Inc. and their employer Sandra K. Geerling, citing alleged breach of contract.

Festus man says officers used excessive force

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:14pm

ST. LOUIS — A Festus resident is suing the city of Pevely, as well as patrol officers Charles Anthony Moutray, Kyle Weiss and Brian Benjamin, citing alleged assault, battery and excessive force.

Ballwin man says Convergent Outsourcing did not sent a lawful collection letter

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:07pm

ST. LOUIS — A Ballwin man is suing Convergent Outsourcing, Inc., citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

Consumers alleges companies misrepresented age of bourbon

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 5, 2017, 4:01pm

ST. LOUIS — Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., Old Charter Distillery Co., and Sazerac Company, Inc., citing alleged breach of implied warranty, breach of expressed warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Lincoln County judge suspended over threats made to public defender’s office

Sam Knef Feb. 4, 2017, 5:31pm

JEFFERSON CITY — Lincoln County Judge Christina Kunza Mennemeyer has been suspended by the Missouri Supreme Court without pay for six months.

Former Fulton State Hopistal nurse loses Missouri Supreme Court petition for attorney's fees

Sam Knef Feb. 4, 2017, 5:18pm

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a request for attorneys' fees to be paid to a nurse in a court challenge to a discipline order handed down by the State Board of Nursing.

Van Buren man claims he didn't authorize draft payments in collections

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 2:06pm

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A Van Buren resident has filed a lawsuit against Professional Credit Management, Inc., citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Hazelwood resident claims collector reported debt in dispute

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 3, 2017, 1:59pm

ST. LOUIS — A Hazelwood woman is suing Online Information Services Inc. d/b/a Online Collections, citing alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).