JEFFERSON CITY - Lawmakers are making another attempt to stop the movement of wind power through Missouri with the publication of bills targeting a private company that wants to build transmission lines.
JEFFERSON CITY - Third party funding that helps litigants during their legal actions is open to abuse, according to critics, but supporters believe it is a key resource for those with limited means to receive what they deserve.
An ability to immediately ask for punitive damages when filing suit can be unfairly used as a bargaining tool by plaintiffs, according to a Missouri senator who introduced a bill to reform the approach to such awards.
Two St. Louis law firms have spent an estimated nearly $8 million to attract and sign up plaintiffs to sue multinational conglomerate Bayer over the use of its weedkiller, according to figures released from a media data firm.
JEFFERSON CITY – More than $20 million was deposited in funds for legal services and to help victims of accidents unable to collect damages or otherwise be compensated for their injuries over a 15 year period to the end of 2017, according to figures released by the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
Proving a lack of good faith on the part of the NFL over the relocation of the Rams to Los Angeles is going to be a difficult task without written or recorded evidence, according to a leading California sports lawyer.
JEFFERSON CITY – State government officials are sifting through submissions on a draft rule drawn up on how taxes, fees and licenses will be paid ahead of the opening of the first medical marijuana dispensaries.
ST. LOUIS – A five-year legal battle over who is considered a lobbyist in Missouri has ended in victory for a campaigner who claimed he was an individual spreading his own ideas on limited government, not a paid advocate for others.
Legislators in Missouri should try again to close a loophole that allows Missouri law enforcement to benefit directly from the seizure of cash and property despite a long standing state statute that attempted to curtail the activity, according to advocates for reform.
A St. Louis-area paramedic who claims he was intimidated by a union for posting flyers informing fellow workers they could resign their membership and pay lower dues is appealing a decision by regional labor relations officials.
JEFFERSON CITY – Missourians affected by the opioid crisis and those charged with tackling its impact need help and the state's attorney general's office says recent moves towards possible settlements are welcome.
JEFFERSON CITY – Legislators may take another tilt at changing a law aimed at protecting consumers that those advocating for reform believe has broadened so widely that it is rife with the potential for abuse.