Your Legal Rights as a Tipped Employee

Do you earn tips at your job? Plenty of employees in Missouri do, including those who wait tables, mix drinks, carry luggage, and clean hotel rooms.  For many hourly wage earners, tips can make the difference between a living wage and financial stress. Although a portion of gratuities may be counted as wages by employers, […]
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Recovering Investment Losses When Your Broker Churns Your Account

When you hire a stockbroker, you’re trusting them with your investment future. If you are already working with a broker, then you know the way they earn their livelihood is primarily through commissions on the trades and purchases conducted on your (the client) behalf.   Yes, it’s true that a broker may also provide advice and […]
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Legal Options When You Suffer Financial Losses Due to Your Broker’s Actions: Failing to Diversify Investments

You’ve likely heard it a dozen times; diversify your portfolio for maximum gains and protection against major market fluctuations.  But what does that really mean? Diversity in your financial portfolio refers to spreading your investments throughout multiple assets so that your exposure to any one type is limited and minimized. This process is designed to […]
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Taking Legal Action for Paycheck Problems

You work hard for your money. So, when you experience problems with your paycheck, it can be stressful and cause difficulties that affect you and your family. In St. Louis, wage laws are governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Missouri Wage and Hour laws. These policies cover a wide range of […]
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Can You Sue For Bad Investment Advice?

We are living in a fascinating time where the stock market is exploding. In 2019, the growth of the market was absolutely stunning: the Dow 30 jumped 22% the S&P 500 gained 29%  and NASDAQ rose 35% In this booming market, working with financial investors is the traditional method for taking part in the stock […]
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What to Expect in a FINRA Arbitration Process

Most individuals who invested in the stock market this past year experienced unparalleled success and high growth in their portfolio. In fact, stocks, as measured by the S&P 500, grew a stunning 28 percent. There were some people, however, who were not so fortunate, often due to no fault of their own.  Instead of reaping […]
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McClellan: A Clayton car wash drama goes to trial

Robert Pace used to work at Clayton Car Wash, an institution of a place — been in business 35 years — on South Hanley Road. Pace started working there in September 2011. He was just out of prison. He had done six years for involuntary manslaughter. Over the course of the next five years, Pace […]
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Rear-End Crashes In Missouri

  If you are involved in a car crash in Missouri, you might be able to take advantage of Missouri’s rear end collision doctrine. We have handled car crash cases where we have used this doctrine to benefit our clients. In Missouri, the driver or passenger of a vehicle that is struck from behind by […]
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