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Month: April 2015

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

Age discrimination alleged in lawsuit against Google

Missouri residents may be interested in a recent lawsuit filed against Google that alleges age discrimination. The plaintiff is a 60-year-old software engineer who applied for a position at the company. He possessed qualifications that led to a recruiter referring

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Missouri government mulls employment legislation

A bill was introduced in Missouri’s House on April 15 that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment and public accommodations. House Bill 407 is similar to a Senate bill that passed out of

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Truck accident on U.S. Hwy 54 kills 2

There is no way to predict the outcome of a chain reaction crash involving several vehicles. People in some cars may walk away uninjured, some may suffer various degrees of injuries and others may lose their lives. In a recent

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Transgender man sues former employer for discrimination

A loan company with an office in Missouri is facing a sex discrimination lawsuit from a transgender man. The Mississippi-based company, First Tower Loan LLC, has been accused of forcing a 21-year-old transgender man to leave his job at the

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Bill may impeded workers' ability to sue for discrimination

The Missouri House passed a bill on April 9 tightening restrictions around employment discrimination lawsuits and protection of whistleblowers. Workers in Missouri must demonstrate that discrimination was a contributing factor in how they were treated at work, but the bill

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5 employees reach settlement with Missouri county

St. Charles County announced on April 3 that it agreed to settle with former and current employees who filed a lawsuit claiming unfair treatment by the county’s elections director. Although he agreed to the settlement, the director continued to deny

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A misdiagnosis can have serious or deadly consequences

Missouri patients rely on doctors to take the time to correctly diagnose their conditions quickly so that they may be treated and, hopefully, cured before an illness or injury becomes more serious — or even deadly. A misdiagnosis early in

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What workers' rights do independent contractors have?

There are advantages to being an independent contractor rather than an employee, as independent contractors can choose which businesses to contract with and are not under the direct supervision of an employer as they go about performing their work. However,

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