Gov. Jay Nixon announced Wednesday that he received State Rep. Talibdin “T.D.” El-Amin’s resignation. El-Amin pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court last week to accepting a total of $2,100 in cash bribes. “There is simply no place in public service ...Read More »
Former St. Louis County Bar president and prominent zoning attorney Albert A. Michenfelder Jr. died on Saturday. He was 83. Michenfelder practiced at Husch Blackwell Sanders until his retirement in June and before that was at Ziercher & Hocker, which ...
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The federal government owes Saint Louis University $24.6 million in Social Security and Medicare taxes the university says were wrongfully collected on stipends medical school residents received from 1995 through March 2005, according to a federal lawsuit. The issue of ...Read More »
A Jackson County jury’s award to the former manager of a BMW dealership fell short of the plaintiff’s expectations on Wednesday. Marion Battaglia, of Leawood, Kan., sought more than $5.6 million in damages from the manager-owner dispute. However, the jury ...
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An appeals court has determined that city-employed emergency medical technicians can be protected by official immunity, comparing their conduct to police officers rather than health care professionals. In a case of first impression, the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ...Read More »
The bankruptcy process offers certain protections, but they aren’t necessarily automatic. That’s the upshot of a decision last week by the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, which said a woman is responsible for a $200,100 judgment against her despite ...Read More »
A Kansas City woman is the first in Missouri and possibly the Midwest to take on a St. Louis chemical company for exposing her to compounds that she claims caused serious injuries to her central nervous system. The mother of three said she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis after nine months of cleaning machines with a relatively new chemical. The lawsuit puts into question the chemical's friendliness to humans. "I want it out in the open that this chemical is dangerous," Cherita Brown, of Kansas City, said. Brown is suing St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrich Co.Read More »
When defense attorney Charles Newman joined the St. Louis office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal in February, he brought with him 39 class action cases. The firm now is fighting to hold onto four of them. Attorneys for First American ...Read More »