564 F.2d 816 (8th Cir. 1977)
The lessee, a tenant at a shopping mall, had a provision in its lease allowing it to be the only full line jewelry store at the mall. After the lessor entered into a subsequent lease with a full line jewelry store, the lessee brought an action to enforce the lease provision. The trial court granted a preliminary injunction requiring the lessor to abide by the lease provision, after denying the lessor's motion to dismiss for failure to join the affected tenant as a necessary party.
On appeal, the court affirmed the judgment, holding that the other tenant was not a necessary party to the action because complete relief could be afforded without the presence of the other tenant.
The court affirmed the judgment granting a preliminary injunction to the lessee and denying the lessor's motion to dismiss for failure to join another shopping mall tenant.
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