A hospital training program’s claim that cats are functional substitutes for human infants runs afoul of consumer protection laws, according to an animal rights group.
Tuesday morning, the state’s Eastern District Court of Appeals will take another look at one of the largest verdicts in Missouri history. Oral arguments begin at 11 a.m. in an appeal of 2011’s record-breaking $358.5 million toxic tort judgment against the former owners of the Doe Run lead smelter in Herculaneum, Alexander et al. v. [...]
A new report from the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration details the state of the medical malpractice insurance industry, based on data from 2011 provided by insurers and self-insured hospitals.
A Greene County jury ruled in favor of two physicians and a radiology practice sued by the family of a 32-year-old hospital worker who died in 2008 after complications from a blood clot in her leg.
The son of a woman who died after breaking her hip at a nursing home is at the heart of a battle over how much the state constitution protects jury verdicts.
A St. Louis jury returned a defense verdict in a case brought by the daughter of a woman who died less than two weeks after seeking treatment at an emergency room. The plaintiff alleged the woman had a fungal infection and if doctors had admitted her to the hospital, they could’ve prevented its spread before it overwhelmed her system.
A Jackson County jury sided with two doctors in a medical malpractice case brought by the wife of a man who died while being treated at a hospital after falling off his roof.
The biggest settlement in litigation over fat-treatment company Go Fig. Inc.’s collapse weighed in at $4.5 million and followed months of dickering over insurance coverage.
John R. Fort suffered a severe case of sepsis that he alleged went untreated for days despite his attempts to seek medical care from his doctor and at a hospital emergency room.
Orthofix International’s settlement of federal regulators’ accusations that the maker of bone-repair products defrauded Medicare by paying kickbacks to doctors was rejected by a judge.
The Food and Drug Administration’s expedited approval of drugs like the blood thinner Pradaxa may be endangering consumers, according to a new column in the Journal of the American Medical Association.