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KCI Auto Auction wins summary judment against Lucky 7 Used Cars

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri granted a summary judgment in favor of KCI Auto Auction Inc. in an alleged fraud case against Alonzo Anderson of Lucky 7 Used Cars LLC, after finding no significant discrepancy in the facts of the case.

Woman claims KCP&L's power plant destroyed her health

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

Lona Leanne Grosshart filed a demand for jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri against Kansas City Power & Light Company, alleging she developed severe health problems after using water contaminated by a nearby power plant.

Joplin panhandler sues city claiming ordinance is unconstitutional

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

A man who is living out of his car in Joplin filed a complaint against the city in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri alleging city laws unconstitutionally restrict his freedom of speech.

Rural Community Hospitals of America named in fraud complaint

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

Jack Eskenazi filed a demand for jury trial against Rural Community Hospitals of America LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri alleging RHCA refused to pay for financial services that helped save the hospital from economic ruin.

Court: State Farm limited on how it factors Cost of Insurance Rates

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri denied a motion for summary judgment filed by State Farm Life Insurance Company after concluding there is a reasonable dispute of how the company calculates its Cost of Insurance Rates (COI).

Former Trailwoods Elementary teacher claims firing was without due process

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

James Pace, a former teacher at Trailwoods Elementary School, filed a lawsuit April 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri claiming multiple school officials deprived him of due process when he was fired for alleged misconduct.

Former nurse at St. Louis Psychiatric Center loses disability benefits after court finds she isn't disabled

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri affirmed a judgment by an administrative law judge to deny disability benefits to Robin L. Pinilla after finding that the plaintiff was not disabled.

Federal prisoner sues Camp Springfield for forced medication practices

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

Joel Manuel Taylor filed a demand for jury trial on April 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri from the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, Camp Springfield, alleging staff members are threatening his life by way of forced medication.

Court lets stand $1.3 million verdict against Sho-Me Power

By Robert Davis | Apr 29, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri denied a Rule 50(a) motion filed by Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative and Sho-Me Technologies in a trespassing and unjust enrichment case.

Eastern District of Missouri corrects settlement amounts in genetically modified rice case

By Robert Davis | Apr 4, 2018

Judge Catherine D. Perry of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has amended her decision regarding settlement amounts owed to Stearns National Bank and Amegy Bank National Association in Texana Mill Rice's lawsuit against Bayer CropScience over genetically modified rice.

From Legal Newsline

Mo. SC rules for supervisors sued over death of delivery driver sent out during a winter storm

By Robert Davis | Mar 26, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri has affirmed a summary judgment by a trial court in a wrongful death lawsuit in which a delivery driver died while operating a company vehicle during a winter storm.

Court grants partial dismissal in Urban League discrimination case

By Robert Davis | Mar 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – Judge Audrey Fleissig presiding in the Eastern District Court of Missouri dismissed allegations of mail fraud against the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis while granting complaints of service letter violations and allegations of employment discrimination filed by former employee Herta Martha Shikapwashya.

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