ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed judgment in favor of the National Music Museum: America's Shrine to Music, in a dispute over who owns the guitar Elvis Presley played during his final tour in 1977.
ST. LOUIS – John Ryan claims a St. Louis Planned Parenthood employee deliberately lied, defamed him and violated his First Amendment and Fourth Amendment rights.
ST. LOUIS – A circuit court has denied a motion to dismiss filed by the Bank of Washington regarding land for a new National Geospatial Intelligence Agency facility.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of a St. Louis man's eminent domain case after the courts ruled that the city's Redevelopment Authority did not improperly condemn his property nor were they responsible to pay for his relocation costs.
JEFFERSON CITY – A New York company was granted summary judgment of more than $100,000 against a Kansas City company in a breach of contract suit.
ST. LOUIS – The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently granted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) a summary judgment in a lawsuit claiming the automaker made misrepresentations about safety issues concerning some of its Jeep vehicles.
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 – U.S. Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker of the Eastern District of Missouri has granted State Farm Fire and Casualty Co.'s unopposed motion to dismiss its interpleader complaint filed against its insured Stephen G. Peitz Jr. in a case regarding a fire at his St. Louis condo in August 2017.
CAPE GIRARDEAU – A federal magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Southeastern Division, recently denied an insurer's request for damages and fees from a group it claims fraudulently diverted at least $3.5 million in proceeds.
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.
KANSAS CITY – A Missouri appeals court recently took the unusual move of slightly modifying a trial court's ruling before affirming it in a six-year-old Lee's Summit property dispute.
KANSAS CITY – A dispute between a couple who own property along Lake Lotawana and multiple area property-owning trusts is on its way back to Jackson County Circuit Court following a recent opinion issued by a Missouri appeals court.