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Jun 4, 2019

Arbitration: Motion To Compel-Consideration-Delegation Provision

Where a genealogy service, which was sued by plaintiffs who claimed that their private health information was released without permission, sought to compel arbitration, the parties delegated threshold questions of arbitrability to the arbitrator, and the trial court erred in overruling the motion because the delegation provision was valid as there was no specific challenge […]

Apr 8, 2019

Employment Law: Validity of Agreement-Consideration-Delegation Provision

Where an employer, who was the defendant in an employment-discrimination case, challenged the denial of a motion to compel arbitration, the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision in Soars v. Easter Seals Midwest applied, so the judgment is reversed and remanded because the parties clearly and unmistakably agreed to delegate threshold issues to the arbitrator, and the […]

Oct 1, 2018

Employer-Employee: Disability Discrimination- Arbitration Agreement- Consideration

Defendants appealed the denial of their motion to compel arbitration. Defendants sought to arbitrate plaintiff’s disability-discrimination claim pursuant to an employment agreement. The trial court ruled the arbitration provision in the agreement unenforceable because plaintiff’s at-will employment was not valid consideration and because defendant did not have a mutual obligation to arbitrate [...]

Sep 12, 2018

Civil Practice :  Arbitration –  Consideration  –  Texas Law

Dickson v. Gospel for ASIA, Inc. (MLW No. 72069/Case No. 17-1191 – 6 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Arnold, J.)

Dec 21, 2015

Contracts : Commercial Lease – Guaranty – Consideration

Kansas City Live Block 125 Retail, LLC v. Bhakta (MLW No. 68544/Case No. WD78184 – 10 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Howard, J.)

Jul 7, 2015

Arbitration : Employment Discrimination – Right To Modify – Consideration

Bowers v. Asbury St. Louis Lex, LLC (MLW No. 68024/Case No. ED102229 – 8 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Cohen, J.)

Jan 14, 2015

Employer – Employee : Arbitration – At-Will Employment – Consideration

Jimenez v. Cintas Corporation (MLW No. 67345/Case No. ED101015 – 16 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Van Amburg, J.)

Aug 20, 2014

Arbitration : Motion To Compel – Validity Of Agreement – Consideration

Baker v. Bristol Care, Inc. (MLW No. 66833/Case No. SC93451 – 11 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Teitelman, J.; Russell, C.J., Stith and Draper, JJ., concur; Wilson, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Breckenridge and Fischer, JJ., concur in opinion of Wilson, J.)

May 27, 2013

Employer – Employee: Non-Compete Agreement – Consideration – Continued Employment

Jumbosack Corporation v. Buyck (MLW No. 65033/Case No. ED98134 – 12 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Cohen, J.)

Mar 3, 2013

Arbitration: Enforceability – Consideration – Employment Case

Clemmons v. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc. (MLW No. 64713/Case No. WD75329 – 8 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Hardwick, J.)

Mar 3, 2013

Arbitration: Enforceability – Consideration – Employment Case

Sniezek v. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc. (MLW No. 64714/Case No. WD75206 – 9 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Hardwick, J.)

Nov 27, 2012

Contracts: Validity Of Contract – Third-Party Beneficiary – Consideration

Miller v. Dombek (MLW No. 64386/Case No. WD74604 – 6 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Mitchell, J.)

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