A federal judge threw out a sexual harassment suit brought by two students at a chiropractic school on July 31.
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Objector fighting $21.5M settlement with Monsanto, says lawyers, paid more than $6M, didn't get enough for class
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A U.S. district judge on May 25 approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit against Monsanto over the herbicide Roundup, but one class member is challenging it by arguing the plaintiffs attorneys are selling out Californians in order to reap millions in attorneys fees.
KANSAS CITY – Despite a plaintiff’s allegations that there were 10 reasons why she should be granted a new trial, U.S. District Judge Ortrie D. Smith denied the motion July 9.
ST. LOUIS – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently denied Monsanto's motion for interlocutory appeal regarding a lawsuit accusing Monsanto of creating an “ecological disaster” involving dicamba-tolerant seed.
A federal judge dismissed a contract dispute between Diabetic Care RX and Express Scripts, citing a binding arbitration agreement.
The two women claim they were denied an apartment, after being questioned about the nature of their relationship.
Davol and Bard, makers of mesh implant, face gross negligence, fraud claims after surgery patient allegedly is injured
The lawsuit claims a history of infection, organ damage and death in patients implanted with the device.
ST. LOUIS – Senior U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber recently granted a request by Alliant Tax Fund and Alliant Tax Credit for a preliminary injunction against Paul Weismann and NTD I in a case involving multiple claims by both parties over a limited partnership agreement.
Judge denies motion to exclude experts’ testimony in suit alleging injuries from collapse of hunter’s tree stand
ST. LOUIS – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division, recently denied a motion for summary judgement and a motion to exclude reputed experts by defendants in a lawsuit that alleged injuries resulting from the collapse of a hunter’s tree stand.
ST. LOUIS – A three-judge panel in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the rulings of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minneapolis regarding the settlement of claims related to Target customers whose data was breached.
United Airlines seeks to move to federal court a lawsuit accusing the airliner of damaging an expensive wheelchair.
ST. LOUIS – In a civil case involving social media, Michael Henry Blank of Chesterfield, Missouri, filed a complaint on May 21, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, against two unnamed people who allegedly had been defaming him on the internet.
ST. LOUIS — U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. on April 13 granted in part and denied in part BASF’s motion to dismiss a case involving the company’s liability for planting seeds that were not responsive to certain herbicides.
JEFFERSON CITY - The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri on April 10 ended an electric power company's efforts to avoid the massive damages awarded to landowners as a result of its placing a fiber optic cable on its electric transmission easement across a class member’s land for telecommunications purposes.
A federal judge has partially granted a motion to dismiss a former U.S. Department of Agriculture employee's lawsuit that alleged she was forced to take early medical retirement when other employees purportedly were allowed to work at home until they retired.
A lawsuit involving a scheme to purchase wholesale used cars at auction and not pay for them was brought before Judge Nanette K. Laughrey of U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.