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Dowd Bennett continues drive against the NFL, Rams and Stan Kroenke

The City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority (RSA) have secured several significant victories in their April 2017 lawsuit against the NFL, Rams, and NFL teams and owners arising out of the Rams’s 2016 relocation from St. Louis to…

Dowd Bennett wins in the Missouri Supreme Court on The Grain Belt Express Project

On July 17, 2018, the Missouri Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Public Service Commission (PSC) erred in their decision denying Grain Belt Express a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN).  The Grain Belt Express is a 780-mile interstate electrical transmission project, which would move clean, low-cost wind power…

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismisses case

On May 11, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed all claims in Kaplan et al. v. Fulton Street Brewery, LLC, a putative class action lawsuit involving a dispute about the flavor of beer produced by a Dowd Bennett client.  The plaintiffs sought to…

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Orders Retrial

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed in part the largest plaintiffs’ win in Missouri in 2015, and remanded the case to the district court for further proceedings. The case, Jo Ann Howard and Associates, et al. v. National City Bank,…

Dowd Bennett obtains unanimous jury verdict for client

On March 3, 2017, a unanimous jury in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts rendered its verdict in favor of a medical device manufacturer represented by Dowd Bennett lawyers Jim Bennett, Megan Heinsz, and Hannah Preston.  The case was tried over four weeks and involved…

Dowd Bennett Obtains Dismissal from Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ordered the dismissal of United States of America ex rel., Chester Saldivar v. Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. on behalf of Dowd Bennett’s client, Fresenius Medical Care North America. The case dates back to November 2010 when Saldivar filed suit…

Dowd Bennett Case Published on Bloomberg Terminal

Bloomberg author Steven Raphael, interviewed Jim Bennett about Dowd Bennett’s trial victory on behalf of Barbara Burton Morriss against Wells Fargo in which Ms. Morriss was awarded $77.87 million.  An article discussing Mr. Bennett’s interview and the trial victory was published in Bloomberg Terminal and can be found by…

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