Month: November 2012

Parents of Car Crash Victim Seek Damages from Warren County

The parents of a sixteen year old girl who died in a car accident on Augusta Bottom road, in Warren county Missouri two years ago have filed for damages in the accident. In a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story reporting the lawsuit on November 20, 2012 the parents are said to be suing the county and […]

Written by on November 29, 2012

Belleville City Council Votes Against a Safety Fence

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported that the Bellville city council has voted against building a fence around a large hole in the ground which was the scene of a fire two years ago. The area has been the subject of some controversy over the years since the incident.  The building owner has sued the […]

Written by on November 27, 2012

Generator Recalls for Two Products Announced in November

The use of generators has been in the news recently with all of the power outages on the east coast that resulted from Hurricane Sandy’s devastation. We certainly aren’t strangers to rough weather in Missouri, so purchasing a generator may very well have crossed your mind in order to keep your home powered in the […]

Written by on November 22, 2012

Two Demolition Workers Injured at Site of Apartment Fire

The same St. Louis apartment building that was the scene of a fierce fire in July, leaving the building devastated and 250 people displaced from their homes, was the scene of an accident on November 11. In a story published by St. Louis Post Dispatch November 12 it was reported that two demolition workers were […]

Written by on November 20, 2012

Hospital Pays Settlement for Violating Federal Law

A St. Louis Post-Dispatch article published November 4 reports a Joplin Hospital, Freeman Health System, will pay $9.3 million for improperly compensating Doctors that referred patients to the facility. It is against federal law for physicians to send patients to hospitals that they have a financial vested interest in. This violation was found by an […]

Written by on November 15, 2012

Prison Time for Five Time DWI Defendant

A man who has been arrested at least five times for DWI has been sentenced to four months in jail after accepting a deal from prosecutors.  A story published in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reveals that the driver, who crashed into two parked cars at a McDonalds in Des Peres Missouri in 2010, was unaware […]

Written by on November 13, 2012

August Busch IV Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The former CEO of Anheuser-Busch brewing company and great-great grandson of company founder August Busch has reached an agreement to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.  The suit was filed against him in relation to the accidental death of his girlfriend Adrienne Martin.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the death was caused by an accidental […]

Written by on November 8, 2012

Truck Driver Sentenced in Court

A recent story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Adam Steinmann, a 27 year old truck driver, has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.   Steinmann was given an eight year sentence after an accident he caused took the lives of two innocent women. Mr. Steinmann did not properly secure a 46,000 pound piece of […]

Written by on November 6, 2012

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Warns Patients of Possible Meningitis Exposure

The St. Louis Post Dispatch recently reported that the company that produced the steroid that has been linked to the meningitis outbreak had supplied another drug used at St. Elizabeth Hospital.  So far there has been only one meningitis case investigated that was caused by a heart injection that this particular drug is used for.  […]

Written by on November 1, 2012