Month: April 2012

Injuries at Beer Garden Tent Next to Kilroy’s Sports Bar

Saturday afternoon saw strong and sudden winds blow through St. Louis.  A tent erected next to Kilroy’s Sports Bar near Busch Stadium was blown over causing many injuries and  one person died. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and the city building inspector and other officials are investigating the cause of the tent collapse. If […]

Written by on April 28, 2012

Cyberbullying Lawsuit

A suit filed in Cobb County Georgia continues to bring light to the very serious and horrible issues of cyberbullying.  Classmates of Alexandria Boston created a fake Facebook page and posted an altered photograph of aAlexandriato make her look overweight.  The Facebook page also associated false racial slurs and sexual activity to the victim. Bill […]

Written by on April 27, 2012

STOK Gas Grills Recalled

The summer months will soon be with us and the family barbeque season in St. Louis will be in full swing. People who have purchased a new grill or are thinking of doing so need to know that the STOK Island and STOK Quattro gas grills have been recalled. There are over 87,000 of these […]

Written by on April 26, 2012

Kirkwood Missouri Woman Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

A Kirkwood Missouri resident has been charged in the death of a bicycle rider in University City this February. She is charged with both driving under the influence and involuntary manslaughter. The driver, Emily C. Hagan, was well over the legal limit in Missouri. Awareness of the heartbreak caused by drunk driving has been responsible […]

Written by on April 24, 2012

Missouri Wrongful Death Attorney

The death of a close family member changes your entire life in an instant. Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, but it is especially difficult when the death results from an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Surviving family members are not only dealing with grief and emotional turmoil, but […]

Written by on April 20, 2012

Victim of School Bully Settles Case for $4.2 Million Dollars

A school district in New Jersey agreed to settle a lawsuit for $4.2 Million Dollars brought by a student who was paralyzed when a known bully punched him.  The attack caused a clot in an artery that supplies blood to the spine, resulting in paralysis from the waist down. Prior to the attack, the victim, […]

Written by on April 19, 2012

Former Prosecutor Continues to Fight Elder Abuse

Marie-Therese Connolly worked for years with the federal government investigating and prosecuting nursing homes for mistreatment of the elderly. Connolly left her post as head of the Elder Justice and Nursing Home Initiative but she never stopped working to help the elderly. In 2007 she founded the nonprofit group Lifelong Justice to help detect and […]

Written by on April 19, 2012

Springfield Man Fatally Injured in a Rolla Missouri Accident

The Rolla Daily News reported April 13, 2012 on an auto accident on Interstate 44 that resulted in fatal injuries. The state police are not sure if the inclement weather that day acted as a cause of the accident but it was definitely contributed to many others that day. State trooper Sgt. Dan Crain described […]

Written by on April 17, 2012

Trek, GT and Giant Bicycles Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with bicycle brands Giant, GT and Trek announced a recall of the bicycles listed below that are equipped with the SR Suntour Suspension Forks.  Owners of these bicycles should stop using these bicycles immediately unless otherwise instructed. The suspension fork, manufactured by SR Suntour, of Taiwan and Vancouver, Wash,  has  internal […]

Written by on April 13, 2012

Court Rules Pfizer on the Hook for Some Asbestos Claims

Quigley Co., a non-operating bankrupt entity of Pfizer Inc. produced products for the steel industry for 30 years beginning in the 1940s that contained asbestos. Pfizer purchased Quigley in the late 1960s and Quigley filed for bankruptcy in 2004. A federal appeals court recently ruled that Pfizer is not entitled to protection from some asbestos […]

Written by on April 11, 2012