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Missouri NFIB supports civil litigation bills, director says

JEFFERSON CITY – In the wake of a bill in Wisconsin dealing with changes to civil litigation guidelines being signed into law, Brad Jones, Missouri state director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), said his organization is supportive of two similar bills introduced to the Missouri Legislature.

Awarding of attorneys' fees sent back to trial court for reconsideration

ST. LOUIS – In a ruling overturning a Circuit Court of St. Charles County order, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District determined that “a contingent-fee contract does not impose an automatic ceiling on an award of attorneys’ fees,” according to the appeals court’s Dec. 12 opinion.

Missouri farm group among those suing California to keep 'safe' herbicide off warning labels

ST. LOUIS — The top officer of Associated Industries of Missouri, one of several farm groups asking the State of California not to place carcinogen warning labels on products containing the pesticide glyphosate, insists the product is safe for consumption.

Appeals court dismisses challenge related to DOC document request

KANSAS CITY – The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District dismissed an appeal related a Sunshine Law document production request after the Circuit Court of Cole County, Missouri, ruled on an identity protection issue and ordered a stay.