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Missouri Chamber's 2019 agenda includes venue reform and punitive damages cap

By Glenn Minnis | Jan 2, 2019

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is promoting a 2019 legislative agenda it hopes will make for more principled local judicial systems.

As Johnson & Johnson buys ads in apparent damage control, lawyer hopes $4.7B asbestos verdict will lead to greater accountability

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 23, 2018

Marc Lanier hopes a Missouri trial court judge’s recent decision affirming a $4.69 billion verdict against pharmaceutical giant Johnson &Johnson will propel the company to reach for higher levels of accountability.

St. Louis judge upholds $4.69 billion talc verdict against Johnson & Johnson

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 20, 2018

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis trial court judge has upheld a record-setting $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson after a jury moved over the summer to hand out the award to 22 women who alleged they contracted ovarian cancer from using the manufacturer’s Baby Powder and other talc products.

Jurors clear Crossfit in injured lawyer's lawsuit

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 16, 2018

Nathan Leming wants the world to know that his client, CrossFit Inc., takes the words and substance of its motto quite seriously.

Association CEO says it is 'fully supportive' of asbestos transparency legislation

By Glenn Minnis | Mar 20, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY – Associated Industries of Missouri President and CEO Ray McCarty is hopeful that the asbestos transparency bill recently passed in the Missouri House of Representatives will ultimately usher in a system of fair and equitable treatment for companies charged with exposing residents to the harmful mineral.

Independent Taxi Drivers Association 'optimistically' awaiting appeal ruling

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 2, 2017

The Independent Taxi Drivers Association is “optimistically” awaiting a judge’s imminent appeal ruling in its ongoing battle with the Metro Taxicab Commission over the issuance of taxi permits.

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