ST. LOUIS – In an insurance liability case against Acuity Insurance Co. U.S. District Judge John Ross granted Acuity's motion for summary judgment, finding that a defendant’s interpretation of insurance policies is “unreasonable,” in his May 15 ruling in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division.
U.S. court in St. Louis transfers claims against defendants in animal trap patent infringement case to other courts
ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Henry Edward Autrey of U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division scattered an array of patent infringement claims against several defendants to different legal venues while dismissing dozens of parties for improper venue in a May 14 order.
ST. LOUIS – A recent case in U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Missouri - Eastern Division involving the city of Maplewood's nuisance ordinance may be of interest to advocates for domestic abuse victims, as well as public administrators, for its unusual bearing on a situation in which a battered woman had her occupancy permit revoked.
ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - Eastern Division has granted a summary judgment for Penske Truck Leasing in a remaining claims regarding a case in which Level One Technologies sued Penske alleging that Penske improperly utilized Level One's payment software.
ST. LOUIS - In an appeal filed April 12, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the ruling of a lower court in holding the city of St. Louis and Shelley Sharp, a corrections officer, without liability in the case of Norman Whitney, Jr., who hanged himself while in custody at the St. Louis City Justice Center in August 2014.