ST. LOUIS – Both the plaintiff and defendant’s motions for summary judgment were denied by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri’s Eastern Division on May 3 in a case over the collection of an alleged debt.
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ST. LOUIS – On April 29, the postmaster general of the United States Postal Service (USPS) was granted her motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division in a discrimination case filed by a former employee.
Unfair, deceptive business practice claim dismissed in Millenia Productions trademark infringement suit
KANSAS CITY – A count of allegations of unfair and deceptive business practices has been dismissed in a suit over the advertising of spa products.
ST. LOUIS – TJ Maxx is under fire for alleged negligence after selling a coffee maker a consumer claims exploded.
JEFFERSON CITY – The 2019 Leadership Missouri program is in full swing in Jefferson City.
JEFFERSON CITY – H&R Block Tax Services LLC was granted its motion for a preliminary injunction in a breach of contract case in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in the Western Division on March 28.
ST. LOUIS – On March 29, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division remanded a state-law claims lawsuit back to a state court, ruling a group of defendants failed to prove why the case should be removed to federal court.
Man's suit against Charter Communications for allegedly selling his personal info to third-parties is dismissed
ST. LOUIS – Alex Michael’s claims that Charter Communications Inc. sent his personal information to third-party companies were dismissed in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri for the Eastern Division on March 27.
Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Sen. Ed Emery told the St. Louis Record he's optimistic that Senate Bill 7, which aims to put a limit on large awards for cases where multiple plaintiffs combine lawsuits, will pass in the state's House of Representatives.
Court dismisses several counts against Monsanto, BASF in soybean farmers' case over allegedly damaged crops
CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Southern District weighed in on a 94-count case and granted in part and denied in part the defendants Monsanto and BASF Corp. motions to dismiss on Feb. 6.
ST. LOUIS – A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling in a breach of contract case between a purchaser of mortgage loans and a mortgage loan seller finding that the purchaser complied with the contract.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit determined a personal injury lawsuit against a medication manufacturer is indeed timely on Feb. 4.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a motion by Express Scripts to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Wholesale Alliance, doing business as Pharmacy First, claiming tortious interference and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed a southeast Missouri farming company's suit against two insurers and their agent regarding damage to the company's rice crop.
ST. LOUIS – A defendant’s attempt to get Great Lakes Insurance SE’s declaratory judgment action against AMCO Insurance Co. and others dismissed in a federal court missed the mark on Feb. 2.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District Court for the Eastern Division on Jan. 30 awarded the defendants summary judgment on race discrimination claims filed by a former Bon Appetit employee, but the employee's retaliation claim survives.
KANSAS CITY – A final judgment of $2.3 million was entered in federal income tax liability against Missouri property owner William Phillip Jackson in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in the Southwestern Division on Jan. 30.
Appeals court sides with Great American Insurance client in dispute over $1.4 million crop damage award
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated a district court ruling that rejected an arbitration panel decision to award $1.4 million regarding a crop damage claim filed with Great American Insurance Company.