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Woman awarded $100K for house fire

A woman who sued her plumber after her house caught fire amid a bathroom construction project won $100,000 after a bench trial in St. Louis. Addie Carter sued Timothy Booker along with Edgar Austin, through his company Austin Plumbing, in ...

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Insurer recovers $450K from roofing contractor

The storm that hit St. Louis in July 2006 knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of residents, downed trees and power lines and damaged the historic Switzer Building on Laclede’s Landing beyond repair. Just two miles south of downtown ...

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Jury finds man partly to blame in bus crash

A man injured when a school bus collided with his van won $500,000 from a jury in St. Louis. The jury found the man 10 percent at fault, which lowered the final amount to $450,000. John Sanders sued Durham School ...

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Trademark lawsuit settles for $1.3M

It took just over three months to reach a $1.3 million settlement in a trademarks lawsuit over Guy’s potato chip brands. It took longer to shepherd it through two bankruptcy courts on either side of the state over the objections ...

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Jury awards $600K for medical malpractice claims

A federal jury in southern Illinois awarded $600,000 to the family of a patient who died from complications following a surgical procedure. Jennifer DeArmon, 31, suffered from anterior horn cell disease and frequent pulmonary infections. She sought treatment with Dr. ...

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St. Louis Rams settle discrimination case

The St. Louis Rams agreed to pay $134,000 to a former employee who alleged the team fired him because he has epilepsy. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Ron DuBuque sued the Rams last fall. DuBuque had been an assistant ...

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Driver who rear-ended van wins defense verdict

A St. Louis County jury returned a verdict in favor of a motorist who rear-ended another driver. The defendant driver contended the plaintiff’s injuries were either preexisting or occurred during subsequent collisions. Alan G. Kestler, 42, worked as a route ...

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Woman settles injury case after nearly losing hand

A Southwest Missouri woman who nearly lost her left hand in a 2008 tractor-trailer accident settled for $850,000 with a truck company and a car driver’s insurance company. Brenda Light reached the settlement after mediation and before a lawsuit was ...

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Jury finds for defense in suit over fall, injury

A St. Louis jury returned a defense verdict in a case where a woman broke her ankle when stepping off a Metro bus and onto the curb. Khristy Somerville sued Bi-State De-velopment Agency, which handles the Metro bus and light ...

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Jury rules against woman who sued after breaking leg

A jury in St. Louis rejected the claims of a woman who sued the city and property owners after she stepped into a pipe in the grass and fell. According to the lawsuit, Salma Chaker was walking along a sidewalk ...

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Claims of negligence against Springfield internist rejected

A Greene County jury rejected negligence claims against a Springfield internist. A patient claimed the internist failed to properly diagnose and treat a foot injury and failed to make a timely referral to an orthopedic specialist. Valorie Fullmer, 46, injured ...

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