Hackett v. Standard Insurance Company (Case No. 07-3166 – 10 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Bye, J.) Denial Of Benefits; Conflict Of Interest; Failure To Consider Where an ERISA plan administrator also had the discretionary authority to interpret ...Read More »
U.S. v. McDougal (Case No. 08-2524 – 7 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Murphy, J.) Civil Contempt Records; Request To Unseal; ‘Particularized Need’ Where Susan McDougal requested the unsealing of records from her civil contempt proceeding in connection ...
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Sanctions; child support SD28876 In re the Marriage of: Deanna J. Noel, Petitioner/Respondent, v. Robert A. Noel Jr., Respondent/Appellant Appeal From: Greene County Circuit Court, Judge Mark A. Powell Handdown Date: 3/5/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Nancy Steffen Rahmeyer Opinion Vote: ...Read More »
Blight; evidence ED91760 Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Louis, Plaintiff/Respondent, v. Mabel M. Inserra, Defendant/Appellant Appeal From: St. Louis City Circuit Court, Judge Thomas Grady Handdown Date: 3/10/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Lawrence E. Mooney Opinion ...Read More »
Enticement; online chats ED91201 State of Missouri, Appellant, v. Jason Baxter, Respondent Appeal From: St. Louis County Circuit Court, Judge David Lee Vincent III Handdown Date: 3/10/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Roy L. Richter Opinion Vote: Judges Mooney and Draper concur ...
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Child endangerment; drug paraphernalia ED91172 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. David E. Power II, Appellant Appeal From: Audrain County Circuit Court, Judge Linda Robinson Hamlett Handdown Date: 3/10/2009 Opinion Author: Judge George W. Draper III Opinion Vote: Judges Richter and ...Read More »
(1)Where employees sued their employer and individual managers for discrimination, retaliation and harassment, the employer’s motion to dismiss did not request relief for the other defendants including the individual managers, who were never served process and no entry of appearance ...Read More »
Where homeowners whose home was damaged by a drainage problem sued the city for negligence in the maintenance of the public storm water system, a subsequent claim for damages by the landowners against the subdivision developers and previous homeowners for ...Read More »
Even though sellers covered with soil an area of property where they observed moisture and bad smells and claimed their action was sufficient to constitute a repair of the area, there was sufficient evidence that the sellers made false representations ...Read More »