Thursday, November 29, 2012
Leaders of a grassroots effort say a project to combat erosion will have a devastating effect on a Des Peres neighborhood.
Mosquitoes and the risk of West Nile Virus has spurred a Des Peres couple to file a lawsuit against the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) to stop construction of a project that aims to combat erosion of Two Mile Creek. William and Pamelah Oakey filed suit in U.S. District Court Wednesday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Patch Partner Fox 2 spoke with William, a member of the Two Mile Creek Alliance, who said that concrete blocks used by MSD to stop erosion will become a breeding ground for mosquitoes and destroy the habitat surrounding the creek. Learn more, by clicking the video link above.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Kirkwood lawyer Mark Bates is seeking more than $25,000 in damages from former law partner Beth Boggs for connecting him to the bombing of her home and a co-worker's murder.
A Kirkwood lawyer is firing back at an ex-partner who accused him of being connected to the bombing of her St. Louis home. Mark R. Bates, of Kirkwood, filed a petition for damages against Beth C. Boggs and Boss, Avellino, Lach and Boggs in St. Louis County Court Oct. 25. He is suing for tortious interference with business expectations and defamation. The lawsuit follows Beth and Darin Boggs filing a petition for damages against Bates on Sept. 17, 2012, that includes surveillance video of Bates buying possible bomb materials days before two pipe bombs were set off at the Boggs' South St. Louis Home in October of 2010. A jury trial for that suit is scheduled for March 4, 2013. In Bates' civil suit against Boggs, Bates claims that in 2010 …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
A lawsuit naming two Creve Coeur doctors and OBGYN practices in connection with a delivery Mercy St. Louis Hospital was filed in late September. The hospital is not a party in the suit.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Lawsuit alleges Kirkwood lawyer Mark Bates conspired to kill or wound former coworkers.
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
A jury trial has been set for March 4, 2013 in a civil suit that alleges a Kirkwood attorney bombed his ex-partners' firm. (Get Patch delivered to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter.) Thomas and Beth Boggs, of the former law firm Boggs, Boggs and Bates, filed a civil suit against Mark Bates, of Kirkwood, Sept. 17. In the lawsuit, the defendants asked that a jury determine damages. The lawyers are suing their former partner for allegedly bombing their South St. Louis home in 2010. The lawsuit alleges that Mark Bates, of Kirkwood, conspired with at least one other person to plant pipe bombs at South St. Louis home of Thomas and Beth on Oct. 1, 2010. Bates was a partner in the Clayton-based firm formerly known as Boggs, Boggs and …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Surveillance video included in a new civil suit shows Mark Bates purchasing possible bomb materials days before two pipe bombs exploded at a South St. Louis home.
Surveillance video included in a new civil suit reveals Mark Bates, an attorney from Kirkwood, buying possible bomb materials days before two pipe bombs were set off at a South St. Louis home in October 2010, Patch partner Fox 2 reports. The two bombs exploded October 1, 2010, at the home of Beth and Darin Boggs. In a lawsuit filed Monday in St. Louis City Court, the Boggs accuse Bates of setting off the bombs. Bates was a former law partner of the Boggs at the former firm Boggs, Boggs and Bates. According to the suit, animosity between the parties began when Bates was caught forging documents and stealing. Learn more, by visiting Fox 2.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Two women, whose names were allegedly attached to online images of their breast augmentation surgeries, have joined a lawsuit against Kirkwood plastic surgeon Dr. Michele Koo.
Ten St. Louis women are suing Kirkwood plastic surgeon Dr. Michele Koo for negligence after pictures of their before-and-after breast augmentation surgeries were allegedly posted to Koo's website with their names attached, KMOV reports. Two women joined the lawsuit, which was filed last September. As many as 40 St. Louis-area women had photos of their surgeries posted to Koo's website with their names linked to the images, the report says. For more on this story, visit KMOV.
Friday, May 11, 2012
The family alleges the defendants carelessly failed to properly diagnose, treat and operate on their son's medical condition.
According to St. Louis business news and gossip site WhoLou.net, the family of Robert Danieli filed suit on April 30 in St. Louis County against Dr. Faisal Albanna and Des Peres Hospital alleging medical negligence regarding Danieli's 2009 death while a patient of Albanna’s at the hospital. John and Jane Danieli, the parents of Robert Danieli, allege that previous to Des Peres Hospital granting Albanna staff privileges, St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South County terminated Albanna’s privileges following a mutual agreement. They also allege Albanna was unable to obtain staff privileges at any hospital other than Des Peres. Des Peres Hospital spokesperson Simone Valle told WhoLou.net that Albanna has not had staff privileges at Des Peres …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Mike Bales and his wife Teri have filed a medical negligence lawsuit against St. Louis University Hospital regarding brain surgery performed on the former Kirkwood police and school resource officer.
According to St. Louis business news and gossip site WhoLou.net, former Kirkwood police officer and director of safety and security for the Kirkwood School District Mike Bales and his wife Teri filed a medical negligence suit on Feb. 1 in the City of St. Louis against St. Louis University Hospital regarding brain surgery performed on Jan. 19, 2011. To view the article in its entirety and a copy of the court document, visit WhoLou.net.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Glendale resident Nancy McGee is suing the maker of custom fitted ear bud enhancers over her termination days before an incentive program began.
According to St. Louis business news and gossip site WhoLou.net, former Yurbuds Director of Sales and Loyalty Nancy McGee filed suit in St. Louis City on Jan. 27 against the fast-growing local startup alleging breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation. According to the court documents McGee alleges that she was recruited and hired by Yurbuds for her years of experience while working as an Apple Inc. store manager and market leader and for her access to high-ranking Apple executives. Burgett and Daniels allegedly told McGee that she was their “ticket into Apple.” To view the article in its entirety and a copy of the court document, visit WhoLou.net.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
St. Louis Fire Department firefighters are suing Kirkwood, Webster Groves and Lindbergh school districts for the right to send their children there.
St. Louis firefighters may have to live in the city, but they want their children going to school here in Kirkwood. Five St. Louis Fire Department firefighters filed a lawsuit arguing for their right to send their children to schools in the Kirkwood School District as well as in Webster Groves and Lindbergh schools. The Outstanding Schools Act, signed in 1993, allows parents in unaccredited school districts—such as St. Louis'—to transfer their children to nearby accredited schools at the expense of the failing school district. But these firefighters say all three school districts have denied their children. “These men and woman (firefighters) provide the highest level of service and selflessness,” Tim Belz, attorney for the firefighters …