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Dec 11, 2011

Product liability suit on work injury settles

A production worker for Tyson Foods Inc. settled her lawsuit for $2.5 million against the maker of a rotating conveyor shaft that she blamed for her injuries when she was tangled in it. Candilyn Cunningham, now 24, worked as a “floor person” at the Pine Bluff, Ark., location of Tyson Foods. On Aug. 19, 2008, […]

Aug 25, 2011

Bankruptcy: Settlement – Ponzi Scheme – Reasonableness

Interlachen Harriet Investments Ltd. v. Kelley, et al. (MLW No. 62648/Case No. 11-6013 – 19 pages) (U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Venters, B.J.)

May 31, 2011

Court of Appeals upholds $60M A.G. Edwards settlement

A state appeals court put its seal of approval on a $60 million settlement between investors and brokerage firm A.G. Edwards Inc.

May 10, 2011

Woman’s parents not parties to Busch lawsuit, judge rules

A Cape Girardeau judge ruled today that the parents of a woman found dead in August Busch IV’s home last year can’t join the lawsuit as parties.

May 10, 2011

Railroad settles $4 million jury verdict

Lawyers for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. agreed today to pay a $4 million jury verdict in a lawsuit over the death of a 10-year-old girl.

May 10, 2011

Hearing today on settlement of Busch wrongful death suit

A hearing is set for this afternoon in Cape Girardeau on the settlement of a wrongful death suit brought by the son of a woman who died in August Busch IV’s home late last year.

May 2, 2011

Objections to A.G. Edwards settlement set for appeals court hearing

Attorneys for A.G. Edwards will defend a settlement worth tens of millions of dollars Wednesday in appeals court.

Apr 21, 2011

Former Chief gets portion of $8 million pharmacy settlement

An Ohio-based company will pay $8 million in a settlement with the United States on claims that it improperly paid a Kansas City-area pharmacy to buy prescription drugs, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release.

Apr 20, 2011

$1.5 million settlement reached in Busch wrongful death suit, lawyer says

August Busch IV has agreed to settle for $1.5 million a wrongful death suit brought by the son of a woman who died at Busch’s home last year, the child’s lawyer said today.

Feb 20, 2011

Suit over pothole results in settlement

A St. Louis personal injury case involving a pothole, a church, a private school and plat maps dating to the 1800s settled at mediation for $380,000.

Feb 8, 2011

Brain-damaged nurse, employer settle

The medical services provider for St. Louis’ medium security jail settled a lawsuit filed by a nurse who alleged the company is responsible for her brain damage.

The terms are confidential. The case had been scheduled to go to trial Monday.

Jan 14, 2011

Pfizer, Quigley close to deal on potential asbestos claims

Pfizer Inc. and its bankrupt Quigley Co. unit are close to a settlement with a group of alleged asbestos victims that would resolve the drugmaker’s liability for billions of dollars in potential claims, a lawyer said.

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