A federal judge has ordered a Parkville attorney to pay $1,000 in sanctions for accusing another judge of lying and colluding with attorneys for the federal government in a Freedom of Information Act suit.Read More »
A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction barring parties in a business dispute involving a popular Kansas City music venue.Read More »
A federal judge has granted class certification in a lawsuit alleging a bar in Kansas City’s Power & Light entertainment district violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by texting patrons who were on the national do-not-call registry. On April 27, ...Read More »
A federal judge has dismissed a suit brought by workers at a Milan pork plant against its owner, Smithfield Foods.
Tagged with: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coronavirus COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Administration pork plant Smithfield Foods U.S. District Court for the Western District of MissouriRead More »
Plaintiffs allege in suits that insurers wrongly refused business interruption claims
Tagged with: business interruption coronavirus COVID-19 Denial Of Coverage Stueve Siegel Hanson The Cincinnati Insurance Co. U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas U.S. District Court for the Western District of MissouriRead More »
Workers at a Milan pork plant are taking a new tack in their federal lawsuit against the plant’s owner, Smithfield Foods Inc., by alleging the company is not doing enough to protect workers from getting sick from COVID-19.
Tagged with: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coronavirus COVID-19 Occupational Safety and Health Administration Rural Community Workers Alliance Smithfield Foods U.S. District Court for the Western District of MissouriRead More »
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 ...Read More »
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.
Tagged with: ArchCity Defenders coronavirus COVID-19 Federal Bureau of Prisons Jackson County Circuit Court Johnson County Juvenile Justice Center Kansas City Municipal Court Missouri Supreme Court Quinton Lucas St. Louis Circuit Court The Missouri Bar U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri U.S. District Court for the Western District of MissouriRead More »
A jury has sided with a Missouri State Highway Patrol sergeant accused of suppressing exculpatory evidence in the case of Brad Jennings, who was convicted of killing his wife and later found to have been wrongfully convicted. On Feb. 25, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »