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.
JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.
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.
Missouri lawmakers seek to limit out-of-state plaintiffs suing in St. Louis where huge verdicts have resulted
Legislation aimed at joinder of suits
PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.
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.
Dohrman says his House bill aims to bring fairness to the way colleges handle sex harassment allegations
Two highly controversial bills recently introduced in the Missouri House and Senate would give university students accused of sexual harassment and assault more rights than they have in any other state, a posting on kansascity.com said.
Federal court grants doctor's request to send lease dispute regarding Hannibal office space back to state court
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a physician's motion to remand her lease dispute with a medical group to Marion County Circuit Court.
Court denies ex-worker's motion for protective order in her age, sex discrimination suit against Lohr Distributing
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently denied a motion for a protective order filed by a former Lohr Distributing Co. employee in her age and sex discrimination suit against the company.
Visually-impaired man loses bid to return discrimination suit against Bi-State Development Agency to state court
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently denied a visually-impaired man's motion to remand his discrimination suit against the Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District to the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court in St. Louis.
Court dismisses Rams cheerleader's suit regarding injuries from accident during overseas goodwill trip
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently sided with the St. Louis Rams, now the Los Angeles Rams, in dismissing a negligence suit filed by cheerleader who was injured during a goodwill trip to Qatar in 2016.
The January 31 decision could have especially strong implications for lawsuits over talcum powder
Eastern District of Missouri court dismisses some claims in suit over alleged loss of 1,300 bottles of wine
ST. LOUIS – A case concerning an alleged loss of $2 million worth of wine was only partially dismissed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division on Jan. 23.
Court dismisses several counts in suit filed by hunter who was injured by rifle purchased at Poplar Bluff store
CAPE GIRARDEAU – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed several claims against a Poplar Bluff gun store in a lawsuit filed by a customer who was injured while firing a rifle he had purchased at the store.
ST. LOUIS – On Jan. 25, Steak N Shake Operations Inc. couldn’t convince the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri for the Eastern Division to exclude the report and testimony of a class action’s expert in a suit over allegedly unpaid overtime wages.