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.Read More »
When a legal secretary and her former employer took their chances on an open-ended workers’ compensation settlement, neither party knew how much the final payout could be. In addition to an $85,000 lump sum, the Kansas City law firm and ...Read More »
A university and the federal government have agreed to resolve a lawsuit over taxing medical residents.
Saint Louis University sued the U.S. government last fall alleging it overpaid $24.6 million in Social Security and Medicare taxes from 1995 through March 2005.
Several other teaching medical programs have made similar claims, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which sued seeking a nearly $25 million refund.
A university and the federal government have agreed to resolve a lawsuit over taxing medical residents. Saint Louis University sued the U.S. government last fall alleging it overpaid $24.6 million in Social Security and Medicare taxes from 1995 through March ...Read More »
A federal judge gave final approval Thursday to a $16.5 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against Caterpillar Inc. over fees in its 401(k) plans. The class consists of about 80,000 people, current and former plan participants dating ...Read More »
Missouri will receive $1.2 million of a multistate settlement against pharmaceutical companies Abbott Laboratories and Fournier. The lawsuit filed by 23 states and the District of Columbia alleged that the companies had conspired to thwart generic competition of its medication ...Read More »
A trial scheduled to begin today against City Museum in St. Louis instead has settled. A Kansas City family sued after a boy fell from a jungle gym and broke his skull. The defendants were City Museum, its founder Robert ...Read More »
A woman has reached a confidential settlement with a credit reporting agency that she says allowed mistaken information to flourish in her file. Brenda Faith Campbell, of Jefferson City, sued Experian Information Solutions in federal court in 2008. She said ...Read More »