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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Court upholds dismissal of cat-toy dispute

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A Springfield company accused of conspiring to create a national advertising campaign to sell a knock-off cat toy has lost its appeal to reopen the lawsuit against it so it can seek attorneys’ fees. A three-judge panel of the 8th ...

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UPDATE: Missouri Supreme Court suspends most in-person proceedings at state courts

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Several courts and public legal organizations across Missouri and beyond have taken steps, including suspending jury trials and high-volume dockets, to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Judge enters $500M judgment in real estate data dispute

A federal judge in Kansas City entered a $500 million judgment against a bankrupt real estate data company, putting the finishing touches on a world-spanning, copyright-infringement suit. In 2016, CoStar Group, the country’s largest provider of commercial real estate information ...

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Missouri prison nurses sue contractor for unpaid activity

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Three Missouri correctional nurses have filed a class-action complaint in federal court against Corizon Health, the main health care provider in the state’s prisons, on claims of unpaid pre- and post-shift activity. If the court certifies a nationwide class of ...

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ACLU sues Texas County judge and deputies, alleging illegal detention and drug testing

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The ACLU of Missouri has sued a Texas County judge and deputies for allegedly illegally detaining three people and testing them for drugs without probable cause. The ACLU filed the suit Sept. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee settles wage suit for $650,000

A group of Buffalo Wild Wings franchises in seven states — including Missouri — has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit against it alleging violations of federal and state minimum-wage laws. U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough ...

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