U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri News

Individuals allege Roundup used caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Several individuals are seeking damages from Monsanto over allegations its Roundup is dangerous to human health.

Alcon and Allergan, sued over eye drops that are allegedly too big, seek dismissal

By John Breslin | Jun 14, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The makers of prescription eye drops are asking a federal court to dismiss a class action that claims the containers dispense too much medicine into the eye.

Woman alleges firework from Black Cat Marketing, Dave's Wholesale Fireworks exploded prematurely, injured hand

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 14, 2018

HANNIBAL, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado woman alleges a firework she purchased exploded prematurely and caused the amputation of fingers on one hand.

Soozie's Doozies cookie company creator alleges she was fraudulently induced into agreement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 24, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – An Arkansas woman alleges two Missouri residents fraudulently induced her into executing a purchase agreement regarding her cookie business.

Consumers allege Spring Valley supplement sold at Walmart has misleading labeling

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 5, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Four consumers allege that Walmart sells a supplement that is falsely mislabeled.

Federal court keeps alive much of class action over '8' on bottles of Old Charter Bourbon

By Chandra Lye | Feb 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A federal court has granted parts of a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claims Old Charter Bourbon is reaping the benefits of a false and misleading label.

Company seeks injunction against city of St. Louis to build communications tower

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri company is seeking an injunction to allow it to construct a wireless communications tower in St. Louis.

Court won't transfer lawsuit over '8' on bottles of Old Charter bourbon

By Laura Halleman | Sep 5, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court of Eastern District of Missouri has denied a motion for change of venue to distilleries named in a class action lawsuit that claims they falsely labeled their Buffalo Trace Bourbon.

Consumer claims Alexia potato products have xanthan gum and cannot be labeled as 'all natural'

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 1, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A St. Louis consumer alleges that an Idaho business made false claims regarding its potato products.

Exxon Mobil Corp., Reeves Boomland Inc. and Bi-State Southern Oil Co. accused of violating FACTA

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 8, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois man claims that he has been placed at a heightened risk of identity theft because more than five digits of his credit card number were printed on receipts from a gas station chain.

Everalbum sued over text messages offering services

By Mike Torres | May 5, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a San Francisco company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Garden of Light Inc. files motion to dismiss Missouri woman’s granola lawsuit

By Laura Halleman | May 5, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Garden of Light Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri brought by a woman who alleges the packaging of its granola snack is deceptive and misleading.

Buffalo Trace: Whiskey drinkers read the label wrong

By Chandra Lye | May 1, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Distilleries that have been accused of falsely labeling their products have filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought against them.

St. Louis consumer accuses Monsanto of false advertisement

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 13, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — A St. Louis consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Monsanto, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Class action targets Buffalo Trace's bourbon

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 16, 2017

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — Four consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against distillery companies, alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.

Lawsuit over Duncan Hines muffin mix brings definition of 'nothing artificial' to the courts

By Marian Johns | Dec 21, 2016

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — A consumer’s lawsuit against Pinnacle Foods Group over alleged deceptive labeling on one of the company’s muffin mixes is bringing the complicated issue of defining the term “nothing artificial” as relating to consumer food labels into the courts.

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