State of Missouri News

U.S., Missouri request HPI Products be held in contempt for violating 2011 environmental settlement

By Marian Johns | Feb 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice and the state of Missouri are requesting a federal court hold pesticide manufacturer HPI Products Inc. in contempt for not complying with a 2011 environmental settlement and alleging the company is storing thousands of pounds of hazardous chemicals in its western Missouri facility.

Third Circuit puts a stop to no-injury class action lawsuit over diabetes drug

By Jessica Karmasek | Mar 15, 2016

The federal appeals court upheld a decision by a Pennsylvania federal court to grant GlaxoSmithKline LLC’s motion to dismiss the case. The plaintiff, the courts agreed, suffered no ascertainable loss.

Missouri sues Charter Communications, alleging illegal telemarketing

By Hoang Tran | Oct 28, 2015

The state of Missouri is suing a media provider, alleging illegal telemarketing practices.

Woman alleges multivitamin company misrepresented ingredients

By Shaun Zinck | Apr 13, 2015

A multivitamin manufacturer is being sued over allegations it misrepresented the amount of vitamins and minerals in its products.

Missouri to receive $2.4 million in Medicaid fraud settlement

By Shaun Zinck | Mar 19, 2015

The State of Missouri will receive about $2.4 million in a Medicaid fraud civil settlement, said Attorney General Chris Koster on Wednesday.

Missouri getting $44M from Anadarko Petroleum bankruptcy

By Legal News Line | Feb 12, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - The State of Missouri will receive $43.9 million as part of a $5.15 billion bankruptcy settlement involving Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Tuesday.

Mo. receives large settlement from Anadarko Petroleum bankruptcy

By Mark Payne | Feb 11, 2015

Missouri will receive $43.9 million as part of bankruptcy settlement involving Anadarko Petroleum

New Mo. lawsuit lending bill to be opposed by insurance group

By Amanda Robert | Dec 22, 2014

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Like Indiana, the state of Missouri seems poised to host a showdown over lawsuit lending regulation in 2015.

Missouri AG settles with landfill owner

By Bryan Cohen | Jun 20, 2014

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced an agreement Thursday with the owner of the Bridgeton Landfill to resolve allegations of an underground fire and an ongoing odor nuisance.

Missouri AG issues warning about storm chasers, price gouging

By Bryan Cohen | Aug 13, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster warned consumers Monday about storm chasing scams and price gouging after heavy rains and flooding occurred throughout southern and central Missouri.

Mo. AG issues consumer alert about storm chasers

By Bryan Cohen | Jun 4, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster warned consumers Monday about storm chasers, companies that contract with homeowners who suffer storm or tornado damage to provide roofing, tree trimming and other repair services.

Mo. AG announces penalties against Nevada telemarketers

By Bryan Cohen | Mar 12, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced $41,500 in penalties against two Nevada companies Monday for alleged violations of the state's no-call law.

Mo. AG sues vacation package business

By Bryan Cohen | Mar 7, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Christian County travel package business that allegedly took consumers' money without delivering their Branson vacation packages.

Mo. AG awards whistleblower in dental clinics settlement

By Bryan Cohen | Feb 4, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Thursday that his office has awarded $8,239 to a whistleblower in a Medicaid fraud case who alerted the state to fraudulent billings by a group of dental clinics.

Koster awards more than $8,000 to Medicaid fraud whistleblower

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 1, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday his office has awarded $8,239 to a Medicaid fraud whistleblower who alerted the state to fraudulent billings by a group of dental clinics.

Mo. AG says contractor defrauded tornado victims

By Bryan Cohen | Jul 30, 2012

Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit on Friday against an Indiana contractor and his construction company for allegedly defrauding Joplin tornado victims.

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