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Riverview Gardens School District accused of impeding homeless students' education

By Chandra Lye | Aug 17, 2018

Two homeless high school students and their mothers brought a federal lawsuit against the Riverview Gardens School District on Aug. 13, claiming the school board does not accommodate their socioeconomic status.

From Legal Newsline

Federal court keeps alive much of class action over '8' on bottles of Old Charter Bourbon

By Chandra Lye | Feb 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A federal court has granted parts of a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claims Old Charter Bourbon is reaping the benefits of a false and misleading label.

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

By Chandra Lye | Jun 22, 2017

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

By Chandra Lye | May 7, 2017

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

By Chandra Lye | Mar 21, 2017

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

By Chandra Lye | Feb 6, 2017

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

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