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St. Louis native Cynthia Garnholz opens new law offices

Madison County Record

ST. LOUIS – The Garnholz Law Firm LLC has opened with offices in Clayton and St. Charles, led by veteran attorney Cynthia Garnholz.

Sued by those it sued, Rent-a-Center wants class action sent to arbitration

Legal Newsline

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Rent-A-Center is asking a federal judge to send a class action lawsuit against it to arbitration.

Associated Industries of Missouri balks at proposed tort cause of action in harassment cases

JEFFERSON CITY— Missouri legislators are considering a measure that would create a tort cause of action for injuries that result from harassment in the workplace, but the head of the Associated Industries of Missouri thinks it will just create a new way to sue employers.

Appeals court upholds ruling in Loop boundary dispute

ST. LOUIS —The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District Division has upheld a lower court’s ruling a boundary dispute involving the Loop Trolley Transportation Development District.

HB 1578's sponsor says measure to limit out-of-state plaintiffs long overdue

As Missouri lawmakers consider House Bill 1578, which modifies provisions relating to civil procedures in tort claims, Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer (R-Wellington) believes the proposal is long overdue.

Steak ‘n Shake earns victory in discrimination suit

ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court judge has granted summary judgment to Steak ‘n Shake in a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee against the restaurant chain.

Missouri legislators taking aim at tort reform to clean up state's 'judicial hellhole' reputation

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers are considering House Bill 1578, which modifies provisions relating to civil procedures in tort claims and potentially could make it harder for plaintiffs not connected to the state to file cases here.

Missouri Supreme Court rules tenants have a right to jury trials

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a trial court’s judgment denying Stephanie Cameron’s request for a jury trial and a ruling in favor of Brainchild Holdings LLC is reversed.

Bayer clears legal hurdle in Essure case

Bayer Corp. has scored a victory, with the Missouri Supreme Court agreeing with its argument that women who have sued the company over its Essure birth control device haven’t proven that the state's courts were the proper venue for the complaint.

In cases involving police, evidence is key

ST. LOUIS — As a local police department finds itself in legal trouble in the wake of allegations it failed to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, an attorney who handles similar cases said these issues arise more often than anyone thinks.