ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.
ST. LOUIS – A Republican state representative who helped usher through venue reform legislation this session believes the measure will stop the flow of out-of-state plaintiffs from flooding Missouri courts.
JEFFERSON CITY – Drug companies agreeing not to compete and to fix prices of generic prescription medications is as "bad as it" can get under anti-trust rules, according to one legal expert in corporate law.
KANSAS CITY – Commission costs for sellers of homes are much higher than other countries because the market in the United States is "warped" by the rule that forces them to pay fees to agents of the buyers, according to an attorney who has filed a class action lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors.
COLUMBIA – Knee surgery patients claiming the University of Missouri violated the state's misleading marketing statutes are considering an appeal after a judge dismissed a claim against the institution.
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri residents were undoubtedly affected by the alleged price fixing of generic drugs and medications by manufacturers and their senior employees, according to the attorney general's office.
JEFFERSON CITY – Local communities will no longer have control over policing the activities of large scale farming operations under a bill passed by the Missouri House May 14 and sent to Gov. Michael L. Parson.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Following the more than $2 billion awarded to a California couple who claimed the use of Monsanto's Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, one legal expert is arguing that the judges presiding over the cases were "derelict in their duty" for not granting summary judgment against the plaintiffs.
JEFFERSON CITY – Debate, and filibustering, continued Tuesday in the Missouri Senate on a bill aimed at delivering tax credits to General Motors but linked to a workforce development plan championed by Gov. Mike Parson and Senate leadership.
A man who spent three years in prison after being convicted of the armed robbery of a woman has failed in his suit for malicious prosecution against the city of St. Louis, individual police officers and the police board.