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Man files class action against Kraft Heinz Foods over 'all natural' BBQ sauce

BELLEVILLE — A consumer has filed a class action against Kraft Heinz Foods for allegedly falsely advertising its barbeque sauces as all natural.

Second suit filed against tractor trailer driver over fatal Thanksgiving crash on I-55

EDWARDSVILLE - Clayton attorneys with Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien PC filed a wrongful death suit in the Madison County Circuit Court on behalf of the estate of a Missouri State Southern University student who was killed when a truck driver caused a multi-vehicle crash on I-55 in November.

Woman alleges out-of-service ambulance responded to go-cart crash, delaying treatment

A woman alleging her husband died following a go-cart crash nearly three years ago argues in her opposition to several motions to dismiss that the responding ambulance was out of service and knew it could not transport the decedent, delaying potential life-saving treatment.

Supreme Quality and Drywall alleges failure to pay for completed work

A subcontractor is suing a general contractor and insurer, citing alleged breach of contract.

SCOTUS decision changes everything in Missouri mass tort cases; Once-$72M verdict will stay vacated

Legal Newsline

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The Missouri Supreme Court's decision earlier this month to not review a talcum powder case against Johnson & Johnson, leaving vacated a once-$72 million verdict signals that the "Show-Me State is now a less tort-friendly place," a mass tort litigator says.

Man sues over Granite City crash

EDWARDSVILLE – A driver is seeking more than $50,000 in damages over alleged injuries from a collision in Granite City.

Man alleges injuries from Swansea collision

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges another driver caused a collision in Swansea when she failed to obey a traffic sign.

Woman alleges door at Belleville Save-A-Lot caused injuries

BELLEVILLE – A shopper at a Belleville grocery store alleges she was injured when she was struck by a door.

Man seeks damages after motorist struck motorcycle in Columbia City

EAST ST. LOUIS – A man alleges a driver attempting to pass in a no-passing zone caused his vehicle to strike the plaintiff's motorcycle.

Couple files suit against USAA Casualty Insurance over uninsured motorist coverage

EDWARDSVILLE – A couple is seeking damages from their insurer for uninsured motorist benefits to compensate them for injuries sustained in an accident.

Missouri driver seeks damages from Belleville woman over collision

EDWARDSVILLE – A Missouri man alleges a Belleville woman was distracted by her cellphone and under the influence when she caused a collision.

McCaskill donors include Who’s Who list of plaintiff attorneys; Simmons’ attorneys account for $200K

WASHINGTON – Attorney John Simmons of Alton and 35 other Simmons Hanly Conroy lawyers each gave Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill $5,400 last year, Federal Election Commission records show.

Mudge dismisses talc cases for lack of personal jurisdiction; Cites BMS decision

Citing the groundbreaking U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brystol-Myers Squibb, Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge dismissed two separate talcum powder cases that alleged use of Johnson & Johnson baby powder as a feminine hygiene product caused ovarian cancer.

Group hired by Gardner to investigate Greitens owes back taxes; Delaware may void business June 1

St. Louis Record

ST. LOUIS – Enterra LLC, the company charging Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner $250 an hour to investigate Gov. Eric Greitens, hasn’t filed annual reports or anything else in the state where it organized or the state where it operates.

Man alleges driver failed to keep proper lookout in I-55 crash

EDWARDSVILLE – A motorist claims he was injured in a Troy collision on Interstate 55 caused by another driver's negligence.

Nursing home resident alleges negligent care following surgery

EDWARDSVILLE — A nursing home resident alleges he suffered a groin infection because his post-surgical incision was not properly cleaned and monitored.

Motorist alleges injuries from Route 15 crash in St. Clair County

BELLEVILLE – A motorist claims she was injured in a Route 15 collision near Illinois 159.

Competing litigation lending bills sets apart industry interests from consumer protection

St. Louis Record

JEFFERSON CITY - Competing bills under consideration in the Missouri Senate propose different ways of overseeing a growing practice in the legal profession - litigation lending to people who want upfront payment while their cases play out in court.

Man alleges he was injured in Alorton parking lot collision

BELLEVILLE – A Swansea woman is alleged to have driven too fast for the conditions and caused a collision in an Alorton parking lot.

Motorist alleges man failed to yield in Cahokia crash

BELLEVILLE – A motorist alleges another driver failed to yield to the right of way and caused a collision in Cahokia.