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Ponzi scheme case may cause pressure to curb lawyers trust accounts, fraud expert says

Chandra Lye Jun. 22, 2017, 8:48am

A recent 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling may put more pressure on legal associations and banks to reign in accounts that lend themselves to illegal activity by lawyers, a researcher says.

Supreme Court upholds law allowing health insurance companies to recover funds from clients

Chandra Lye May 7, 2017, 10:46am

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a decision of a Missouri court, ruling that a health insurance company has the right to use a lien on client’s funds.

Legal watchdog group applauds Missouri Supreme Court ruling limiting lawsuit tourism

Chandra Lye Mar. 21, 2017, 5:51pm

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court recently ruled that unless the state was the main place of business for companies filing a lawsuit, Missouri courts do not have jurisdiction over their tort complaints.

St. Charles County ban on red-light cameras stands, appeals court decides

Chandra Lye Feb. 6, 2017, 1:07pm

ST. CHARLES COUNTY — A Missouri appeals court has upheld a referendum that prevents the use of red-light cameras in St. Charles County.