ST. LOUIS – On Aug. 22, Judge Rodney Sippel of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri’s Southeastern Division granted a prisoner's motion to amend his case over alleged civil rights violations.
ST. LOUIS – A district federal court in Missouri has denied to dismiss claims of hostile work environment in a suit filed by an employee who alleged co-worker with Tourette’s syndrome repeatedly called her a racial slur.
JEFFERSON CITY – A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board that employers can discipline employees who refuse to sign class waivers in response to class claims will be "welcome news" to employers in the state, a civil justice reform advocate says.
JEFFERSON CITY – A student who sued student loan servicer Navient won’t have to go through arbitration in a suit over allegations that his student loan interest amount was higher than what was stated in loan documents.
CAPE GIRARDEAU – A trademark dispute between two pet care companies over kitty litter packaging ended with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri’s Southeastern Division denying defendant PetSmart Inc.’s motion to dismiss the suit.
ST. LOUIS – A federal court has granted dismissal to the U.S.-based franchiser and parent corporation of Hardee's restaurants in a case filed by the parents of a boy who was fatally electrocuted at a restaurant overseas.
ST. LOUIS – The city of St. Louis and a handful of its police officers failed to convince the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri’s Eastern Division to dismiss a case against them filed by an award-winning journalist who was arrested while covering a protest.