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Johnson & Johnson Found Responsible in Talcum Powder Case

Do we really know what we put in and on our bodies? Evidently Johnson & Johnson did. Reports revealed in a 2018 Talcum Powder Cancer Trial demonstrate the company had knowledge of sporadic asbestos contamination in their talcum powder. The contamination reports date back to the 1960s. The most recent court case awarded four victims […]

Written by on February 20, 2020

More Missouri Ride the Duck Employees Charged with Negligence

Do you remember the case involving the duck boat rides in Springfield, Missouri? Seventeen people died as a result of that incident, but the case is not over yet. A Grand Jury has indicted two more people for their alleged misconduct and negligence.  The Superceding Indictment The superceding indictment replaced the original one to include additional […]

Written by on October 31, 2019

Boating Accident Lawsuit Involving Seven People Ends with a Large Settlement

Summer time is prime time for warm weather accidents. Boating accidents are really quite common this time of year, and when they happen the victims are right to pursue legal action. One boating accident in particular resulted in the victims receiving a six-figure settlement.  The Investigation The incident occurred on the Lake of the Ozarks, and […]

Written by on October 17, 2019

Learn About the Open and Obvious Premise Liability Defense Before You Sue

Suing for injuries that are based on premises liability may seem like it should be pretty cut and dry. But that isn't the case at all. The owner of the property may present the open and obvious defense, which could be problematic for the victim. If you're considering filing a case against someone, then it's […]

Written by on June 20, 2019

Damages: Can You Sue for Suffering from Identity Theft?

Finding out that someone has stolen your identity can be one of the worst feelings of your life. You feel absolutely betrayed by someone you’ve never even met before. However, you might not realize that you do have legal options you should explore. If you’ve been a victim of identity theft, this is information you […]

Written by on May 29, 2018

Food and Drug Recalls are Cause for Concern for St. Louis Residents

When you pick up your medication at the pharmacy, you have every right to assume that it’s safe. After all, the FDA has very high standards for approving medication, don’t they? The same is true for the food you buy at the grocery store. If it’s on the shelf, it should be safe for it […]

Written by on October 26, 2017

Investigation Into St. Louis Policeman’s Use of Taser

Imagine being in a crowd of people, fighting for a cause that you believe in and you are suddenly being verbally accosted and then tasered by a policed officer… why? You were walking down the street. At what point should that police officer have the authority to use that taser on you? This is what […]

Written by on June 18, 2015

Protests Relocate to St. Louis Area

The fatal shooting of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown has many St. Louis citizens up in arms, and demanding justice, according to a recent article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. Protesters are calling for the development of a civilian review board that they believe will be able to adequately monitor all police shootings and any uses […]

Written by on September 9, 2014

Getting a Tattoo Might not be as Safe as You Think

Getting a tattoo might be a rite of passage, but the FDA has issued a warning against various types of ink that are commonly used in tattoo parlors and do-it-yourself tattoo kits. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, many tattoo kits have been recalled because of bacteria that has been found […]

Written by on September 4, 2014

Valley Park High School Student Arrested For Bringing A Knife To School

According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a Valley Park High School student was recently arrested for bringing a knife to school. Fortunately, no students or faculty were harmed. The principal sent a letter home informing other parents about what happened, assuring them that the situation was under control, and the student […]

Written by on May 20, 2014