Missouri Lumberyard Trial Reset

A jury trial between two lumberyards in Missouri has a new pretrial date set for November.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports that “in May 2016, Porters Building Centers Inc., based in Kearney, Missouri, filed a lawsuit against Sprint Lumber of St. Joseph and Platte City, its owner and four former employees. The action alleges that the four ex-employees of Porters conspired with Sprint Lumber to force Porters out of business — and thus result in a monopoly of the market. The lawsuit seeks financial relief for damages based on the attempt to solicit employees and customers from Porters.”

See the full story the the St. Joseph News-Press.

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