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MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL JOSH HAWLEY: Personal Care Attendant Cheryl Kelly Sentenced Following Medicaid Fraud and Financially Exploiting an Elderly Veteran Convictions

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Cheryl Kelly, 52, of Kansas City, has been sentenced to five years of probation and must pay $15,000 in restitution and $10,000 in civil penalties after being found guilty of one Class B felony count of financial exploitation of an elderly person and two Class C felony Counts of Medicaid fraud in June.

Certain flavors of Campbell's Soups are not preservative free as labeled, consumers allege

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Two Illinois consumers allege some flavors of Campbell's Soup are falsely represented that they do not contain preservatives.

Consumers allege O'Reilly Automotive tractor hydraulic fluid does not meet specifications

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 6, 2018

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Two Missouri residents allege a brand of tractor hydraulic fluid does not meet certain specifications as advertised.

Missouri attorney general backs stricter consumer privacy protections

By Marian Johns | Aug 31, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the Missouri Public Service Commission prepares to consider rules on the using and sharing of customer information, state Attorney General Josh Hawley is urging the commission to implement stricter privacy protections for the state's consumers.

MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL JOSH HAWLEY: AG Hawley Announces Medicaid Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea in DeBrodie Case

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that a joint- state and federal investigation led to the guilty plea of Melissa Denise DeLap, 49, of Columbia, Mo. DeLap plead guilty in federal court to health care fraud.

MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL JOSH HAWLEY: AG Hawley Files Lawsuit Against the St. Louis Housing Authority

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit against the St. Louis Housing Authority and McCormack Baron Management, Inc., challenging the conditions of the Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex in St. Louis.

Raytheon seeks declaration regarding liability to remediate contaminated Kansas site

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts company alleges it did not cause the contamination of soil and groundwater at a site in Kansas and that it should bear no liability for its remediation.

Objector fighting $21.5M settlement with Monsanto, says lawyers, paid more than $6M, didn't get enough for class

By Sandra Lane | Aug 13, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A U.S. district judge on May 25 approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit against Monsanto over the herbicide Roundup, but one class member is challenging it by arguing the plaintiffs attorneys are selling out Californians in order to reap millions in attorneys fees.

Missouri attorney general alleges Google paid manufacturers to have web browser pre-installed

By Marian Johns | Jul 31, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has served Google with an investigative subpoena alleging the tech company took improper steps to have its web browser pre-installed in order to access several Android applications.

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Updated: Duck boat operators sued for $100 million; Case filed on behalf of two decedents

By Ann Maher | Jul 30, 2018

KANSAS CITY - A law firm in Springfield is demanding $100 billion from operators of the Table Rock Lake duck boat that sank July 19, claiming the lives of 17 passengers.

Missouri files criminal sanctions against company that plead guilty to human trafficking

By Marian Johns | Jul 26, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has filed a criminal sanctions motion against backpage.com in connection with an investigation into alleged human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors.

Missouri resolves 2013 Bridgeton Landfill lawsuit over environmental violations

By Marian Johns | Jul 11, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri has reached a settlement to resolve a 2013 Bridgeton Landfill lawsuit relating to violations of the state's environmental regulations and a subsurface fire at the landfill.

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.

Maryland attorney general challenges FAA over flight path changes at 2 airports

By Marian Johns | Jul 4, 2018

BALTIMORE — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has filed two petitions against the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) implementation of changes to flight paths at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

As Facebook faces class action, likelihood of other platform companies being sued increases

By John Breslin | Jun 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - As Facebook faces a deeply damaging class action suit over its admitted sale of data to third parties, the potential that other social media and tech companies will be hauled before the courts is increasing in likelihood.

Natrol alleged to have failed to disclose two studies cited on supplement were retracted

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri resident alleges a supplement manufacturer uses unlawful merchandising practices regarding a product.

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.

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