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Synergetics, Inc. v. Hurst et al.

In June of 2007, our lawyers conducted a four-day bench trial over a motion to set aside a multi-million judgment and for sanctions.…

British Building Material Manuafacturer Wins $36M Verdict in Breach of Contract Case

A British building material manufacturer has won a $36 million verdict in its federal breach of contract case against Zoltek Corporation, a St. Louis-based carbon fiber manufacturer. In its lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Structural Polymer Systems, Ltd. claimed that Zoltek quit supplying its requirements…

Zoltek to Challenge $36M Jury Verdict

A jury in U.S. District Court in St. Louis awarded $36 million Wednesday to Structural Polymer Group Ltd. in a breach of contract suit against Zoltek Cos. Inc. In addition, U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson is considering an order that would require Zoltek to provide carbon fiber to Structural Polymer…

$36 Million Verdict for SP Among Top Missouri Business Verdicts & Settlements

Structural Polymer Systems Ltd. (SP Systems) claimed in its lawsuit that Zoltek, a St. Louis-based carbon fiber manufacturer, quit supplying large filament count carbon fiber in breach of a 10-year supply contract signed in 2000. Zoltek maintained that the contract covered only an earlier version of the product SP…

D&S Manufacturing v. Behr Process Corporation

In the summer of 2005, Jim Bennett tried to verdict a case brought by a window manufacturer who claimed that its facility burned due to a faulty warning created by Behr Process Corp., one of the leading paint manufacturers in the country.…

Creative Management Services v. Sears Roebuck & Co.

In December 2004, Jim Bennett and Megan S. Heinsz represented Creative Management Services in its case filed against Sears Roebuck & Co. involving constructions of model kitchens for use at major trade shows.…

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