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Landmark 401(k) settlement gets final approval from judge

A federal judge has approved a $55 million class-action settlement in a pioneering lawsuit involving fees charged by a St. Louis company’s retirement plan. The law firm of Schlichter Bogard & Denton originally announced the agreement March 28 against ABB ...

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$55 million, 12 years, 2 appeals and a 401(k) plan

After more than 12 years of litigation, a trial marked by tragedy, a sizeable bench judgment and two trips to the federal appeals court, a $55 million settlement is bringing an end to a path-breaking class-action lawsuit involving a St. Louis company’s 401(k) plan.

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Mass class actions are dead — or are they?

Corporate executives across the U.S. may have breathed a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court found for Wal-Mart in a sex discrimination case, but some plaintiffs’ lawyers weren’t convinced it would hurt their clients’ cases. Other attorneys disagreed.

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Bryan Cave earns star status on go-to firm list; smaller firms land five spots

Bryan Cave was one of the marquee names in trade magazine Corporate Counsel’s survey of firms that represent Fortune 100 companies, but much smaller firms also made their presence known. With representation of four Fortune 100 companies in torts and ...

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$27M verdict upheld in Survivair case

Use of Fireman's Rule rejected

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District has upheld a $27 million verdict against a company for allegedly manufacturing faulty breathing equipment that led to a firefighter's death. This family portrait from before the fatal accident in 2002 features St. Louis City firefighter Derek Martin, his wife Angela and his children Jordan, Denzel and Kayla.

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