The state of Missouri filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Chinese government over the coronavirus, alleging that nation’s officials are to blame for the global pandemic. The lawsuit, filed in federal court by the state’s top prosecutor, alleges Chinese officials ...Read More »
A federal judge has ruled that two insurers are not obligated to provide coverage for damages the Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union incurred while defending itself against a consumer class action lawsuit that resulted in an $83 million settlement. On April ...
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Senior U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw died Sunday at age 75, the U.S. District Court from the Eastern District of Missouri announced Monday.Read More »
Several courts and public legal organizations across Missouri and beyond have taken steps, including suspending jury trials and high-volume dockets, to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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An eight-person federal jury unanimously awarded $300,000 to a woman who sued a former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department detective for performing an unlawful body-cavity search. Kayla Robinson was awarded $200,000 in compensatory damages and $100,000 in punitive damages after ...Read More »
A jury’s decision to award a southeast Missouri peach farm $265 million in damages — including $250 million in punitive damages — for its negligent design suit against Monsanto Company and BASF Corporation surprised even the farm’s attorneys. Billy Randles ...
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed St. Louis attorney Matthew T. Schelp as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. The Senate voted 72-23 to approve his confirmation on Feb. 12. Five senators did not vote. Schelp is ...Read More »
A federal judge has awarded a Cape Girardeau couple $5.7 million in damages after finding that the federal government, through the Department of Veterans Affairs, was negligent in failing to timely diagnose a man’s prostate cancer. On Dec. 30, U.S. ...Read More »
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has ordered a man who boarded his chimpanzee in solitary confinement to surrender the animal to an accredited sanctuary. The ruling Nov. 20 resolves a portion of a long-running case ...Read More »
A southeast Missouri economic development agency that sued its insurers in federal court in regard to a weather-damaged building settled the complaint for $5.5 million. Poplar Bluff Industries settled the suit against Hartford Fire Insurance Co. and Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. ...Read More »
A federal jury in St. Louis awarded more than $3 million in damages to a family-owned beverage distributor that sued a Dr Pepper subsidiary for breach of contract after losing its 27-year contract with the bottler. Paul Beverage Co. of ...Read More »