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.
ST. LOUIS – Attorneys general from 41 states, including Missouri, have reached a $116.9 million settlement with the makers of a pelvic surgical mesh that allegedly caused serious side effects and damages to some users.
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.