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Month: February 2014

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

Head-on collisions a danger for Missouri drivers

All drivers who make the decision to get behind the wheel do so with the understanding that there are certain risks inherent in road travel. Many of us take steps to ensure that we are driving in a safe and

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Missouri guardsman sues Stone County officials

A Missouri National Guardsman recently filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Western Missouri wherein he claims that his job as shop manager for Stone County was not held for him when he returned from active duty with

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Illinois candidate for governor faces accusations

Kansas City residents may be interested in the election drama taking place in the neighboring state of Illinois. A former Illinois state employee has accused Republican gubernatorial candidate state Treasurer Dan Rutherford of sexual harassment in addition to forcing him

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Doctor errors may have led to one man's disabling heart attack

February brings to light issues of the heart between American Heart Month and Cardiac Rehabilitation Week. Drawing awareness to reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease and other cardiovascular issues, February spotlights taking charge of heart health. Heart disease

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Missouri senator questions lack of discrimination law

Recently, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri questioned whether either of Missouri’s National Football League teams, the Kansas City Chiefs and the St. Louis Rams, could legally exclude openly gay defensive end Michael Sam on the basis of sexual orientation,

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St. Louis pastor accused of sexual harassment of subordinate

Ministers and priests entrusted with the spiritual well-being of their church’s followers must conduct themselves without reproach and should be held to a very high standard, as people approach them at their most vulnerable points and turn to them in

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Wrongful termination suit filed against St. Louis

A former corrections commissioner for St. Louis filed a lawsuit in United States District Court in St. Louis against the city. The suit alleges that he was wrongfully terminated because of his race. The former commissioner, who is African-American, was

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Missouri truck accident results in 2 injuries

A person may be driving nonchalantly one moment and then find himself or herself facing a tractor-trailer head-on. This can easily happen in a split second if the person driving the truck makes just one mistake behind the wheel and

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Missouri restaurant named in lawsuit

A former server at Gusano’s Chicago-style Pizzeria filed a collective action lawsuit against the pizza restaurant chain, which has a location in Joplin, Missouri, near Missouri Southern State University. The former employee claimed that, as a condition of her employment,

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