Where four taxi drivers sued Uber Technologies in state court alleging tortious interference with a valid business expectancy, the dismissal for failure to state a claim is affirmed because the drivers failed to allege absence of justification.
Judgment is affirmed.
Vilcek v. Uber USA, LLC (MLW No. 72079/Case No. 17-2724 – 10 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Benton, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, J. (Joe David Jacobson, Clayton, argued for appellant; Matthew B. Vianello and Gary A. Growe appeared on the brief) (Erik J. Clark, Columbus, Ohio, argued for appellee; James F. Bennett and Sheena R. Hamilton and Douglas R. Cole appeared on the brief).