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8th Circuit rules suit against Merck over alleged Vioxx injuries is not time barred

By Charmaine Little | Feb 15, 2019

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.

Appeals court sides with Great American Insurance client in dispute over $1.4 million crop damage award

By Charmaine Little | Feb 7, 2019

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.

Summary judgment on unjust enrichment claim denied in dispute over St. Louis housing project

By Charmaine Little | Feb 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A mixed ruling was delivered by a federal judge in a dispute involving a St. Louis residential housing project.

Radiance Capital Receivables Eighteen awarded more than $3 million in suit over promissory note

By Charmaine Little | Feb 1, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A capital company was victorious in its appeal as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in the Eastern Division granted its motion for summary judgment and awarded it more than $3 million.

High court affirms cafeteria operator at federal reserve bank is not exempt from sales tax

By Sam Knef | Jan 28, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Supreme Court recently affirmed a hearing commission ruling that determined the operator of a cafeteria at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City cannot claim the bank's sales tax exemption.

Appeals court affirms decision in Sunshine Law case against Cole County prosecutor

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY – The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, recently affirmed a Cole County Circuit Court decision against the county's prosecutor for denying a request for public documents regarding prosecution of drug dealers under Sunshine Law.

Supreme Court reverses decision in lawsuit claiming employment discrimination based on national origin

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

EFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Supreme court recently reversed a St. Louis Circuit Court ruling regarding a lawsuit filed by a former professor at Harris-Stowe University who claimed she lost her teaching job because of retaliation and her national origin.

Court rules Missouri law applies to repetitive-use injury suit filed against Cottrell, suit is not time barred

By Charmaine Little | Jan 18, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A federal court has ruled that a man's repetitive-use injury suit was timely filed because it was originally filed in a Missouri court.

8th Circuit Court of Appeals sides with school district in dispute over student's education plan

By Sam Knef | Jan 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling in favor of Palmyra R-I School District in a dispute over the education plan for a young student with Down syndrome.

Federal magistrate judge keeps Alton Bank in Cardinal Health 110's MUFTA lawsuit

By Karen Kidd | Jan 14, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – A bank remains one of the defendants in an Ohio pharmaceutical company's lawsuit to collect on hundreds of thousands of dollars in alleged debt following a federal judge's recent decision in the case.

Court rules in favor of Mercy Hospitals East Communities over lien on patient's tort claim

By Tomas Kassahun | Jan 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division has granted Mercy Hospitals East Communities’ motion for reconsideration in a lawsuit against a patient who was treated at the hospital.

Court awards more than $28,000 to Dyno Nobel for costs in injury suit

By Tomas Kassahun | Jan 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri Eastern Division has awarded more than $28,000 to Dyno Nobel Inc. for expenses it incurred in an injury lawsuit.

Court partially rules in favor of Best Transportation in suit over overtime wages

By Tomas Kassahun | Jan 4, 2019

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division has partially ruled in favor of a Missouri transportation company facing a lawsuit filed by former employees over overtime wages.

Court upholds decision ordering Charter Communications Operating to pay more than $90,000 to two companies

By Chandra Lye | Dec 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court decision in a dispute between Charter Communications Operating, SATMAP Inc. (SMI) and The Resource Group International LTD.

Legal malpractice complaint tossed out by Missouri Court of Appeals

By Chandra Lye | Dec 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Court of Appeals has thrown out a legal malpractice lawsuit against two lawyers in a contract dispute case.

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