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Civil Practice: Disability Discrimination-Failure to Exhaust

Where appellant challenged the dismissal of her disability-discrimination action, the dismissal was proper for failure to exhaust the administrative remedies. Judgment is affirmed. Thomas v. Ameren U.E. (MLW No. 74427/Case No. 18-3506 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th ...

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Civil Practice: Dismissal of Party-FLSA-Economic-Realities Test

Where appellant challenged a trial court order dismissing respondent as a party in a dispute involving corporate assets and liability, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the state’s minimum-wage law required the application of the economic realities test and the ...

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Civil Practice: Attorneys’ Fees-Individuals with Disabilities Education Act-Prevailing Party

Where a parent sought attorneys’ fees in an action arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the district court properly found that the appellant was not a prevailing party entitled to fees. Judgment is affirmed. Wofford v. North Little ...

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Landlord-Tenant Law: Commercial Lease-Alterations to Premises-Attorneys’ Fees

Where a tenant in a commercial-lease agreement challenged an adverse judgment for the landlord on the landlord’s breach of lease and guaranty claims, under the lease provisions the parties clearly intended rents from reletting to offset any damages owed by ...

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Civil Practice: Dismissal-Civil Case

Where appellant challenged the dismissal of her complaint, the judgment is affirmed because there was no basis for reversal. Judgment is affirmed. Richter v. Campbell (MLW No. 74300/Case No. 19-2814 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, per ...

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