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Arbitration denied on claim of assault at work conference

The Eagleton Federal Courthouse

A split panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a woman’s claims against a man alleged to have sexually assaulted her at a work conference are not subject to arbitration.

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Cy pres arguments fail to overturn $39.55M class settlement

The Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a $39.55 million class action settlement with Monsanto in Missouri federal court. But an attorney for an objector said he would seek further review.

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Supreme Court OKs arbitration for claims against loan servicer

Missouri Supreme Court building

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled hat a group of former car owners remain bound by an agreement to arbitrate their claims against a loan servicer even as they are being sued in court for what they still owe on their cars.

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When to use an outside investigator


When issues of workplace misconduct arise, companies should be careful to provide a thorough and impartial investigation.

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