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8th Circuit

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Jan 18, 2023

Overlapping invoices don’t add up to double billing, says appeals court

A class-action suit alleging the St. Louis Post-Dispatch was double-billing its subscribers proved toothless in discovery and on appeal before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dec 21, 2022

8th Circuit OKs $21M verdict in suit over hip-implant injury

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 14 affirmed a $21 million verdict for a St. Louis woman whose hip implant failed.

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Dec 6, 2022

High court ruling upends awards against DST

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has cast doubt on a Missouri federal judge’s confirmation of hundreds of arbitration awards against a Kansas City company.

Nov 16, 2022

Jury to decide which state statute of limitations applies, said 8th Circuit

On the question of whether Missouri’s statute of limitations applies to the premises liability claim of a Missouri trucker who experienced arm numbness in Illinois, an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Nov. 15 opinion leaves that decision up to a jury.

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Nov 15, 2022

Missouri leads in 8th Circuit loan forgiveness challenge

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted standing to Missouri as a plaintiff against the Biden Administration's student loan forgiveness program, leading to a nationwide injunction against the program.

Oct 31, 2022

Federal student loan relief halted, for now

As Missouri and five other states continue fighting against relieving student loans, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stalled the actual act of cancelation but not the millions of applications still rolling in.

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Oct 26, 2022

8th Circuit turns aside class-action over supplement’s effectiveness

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out a suit against the makers of a non-FDA-approved nutritional supplement to treat memory issues, saying the lead plaintiff had failed to show a violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

Oct 24, 2022

Supreme Court opinion didn’t change analysis of Missouri ‘crime of violence’

Following a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct. 17 reaffirmed a ruling that defines what constitutes a crime of violence under Missouri law.

Oct 21, 2022

GOP-led states appealing dismissal of suit over loan relief

Attorneys for six Republican-led states, including Missouri, are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to block the Biden administration's program to forgive hundreds of millions of dollars in student loan debt.

Oct 19, 2022

Court finds no First Amendment problem with St. Louis food code

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 12 that the First Amendment doesn’t insulate efforts to hand out food to the homeless from food safety rules.

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Sep 27, 2022

Lawsuit for same-day filing access in St. Louis County has a chance, says 8th Circuit

After suing St. Louis County for same-day access of complaint filings, a national civil litigation news service might have a case according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Thomas Eagleton Federal Courthouse
Sep 13, 2022

Arbitration denied on claim of assault at work conference

A split panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 30 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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