8th Circuit Denies Petitioner Who Opposed Disability Plan’s Forum-Selection Clause

(September 29, 2016, 10:25 AM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — An Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 27 denied a disability plan participant’s petition for writ of mandamus directing a Missouri federal judge to disregard the plan’s forum-selection clause and transfer her case to Arizona, where she has lived and worked for more than a decade (In re Lorna Clause, No. 16-2607, 8th Cir.).

In a one-sentence judgment, Circuit Judges Steven M. Colloton, Morris S. Arnold and Jane Kelly said Lorna Sue Clause’s petition has been considered by the court...
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