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Kansas City attorney disbarred after admitting to chemical dependency

Karen Kidd Jul. 21, 2017, 9:00am

Kansas City attorney Ryan J. McMillin has been disbarred following a June 27 Missouri Supreme Court opinion after he admitted he suffers from chemical dependency and abuse of alcohol and cocaine.

Federal judge moves Centene securities class action from California to Missouri

Karen Kidd May 4, 2017, 4:23pm

JEFFERSON CITY – A putative class-action lawsuit against a St. Louis health care company that allegedly failed to release accurate financial information has been moved from California to Missouri.

U.S. Supreme Court grants additional time for Missouri to appeal egg case

Karen Kidd Apr. 2, 2017, 9:38am

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's attorney general has been granted additional time to file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court against California laws and regulations that don't allow the sale of eggs from chickens too closely confined.

Legal reform would allow Illinois' economy to grow, advocate says

Karen Kidd Feb. 27, 2017, 1:02pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The "grand bargain" budget proposal in the Illinois General Assembly is light on reforms, especially tort reform, that would help provide the state with a path to economic growth, a legal reform advocate said.

Next talc-cancer case scheduled in St. Louis Feb. 6; Trial set after J&J loses jurisdictional appeal

Karen Kidd Jan. 24, 2017, 4:21pm

ST. LOUIS – The latest lawsuit in the nation's controversial talc-related litigation center is set to begin in St. Louis next month with more than 60 women and family members seeking damages against New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson.