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Missouri AG first to take on Google over alleged consumer protection, anti-trust violations

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's attorney general has become the first state law officer to demand Google reveal information over whether its business practices violated consumer protection and anti-trust laws.

Blows to talc plaintiffs in Missouri as $72 million award overturned, another trial halted

JEFFERSON CITY – Plaintiffs involved in two talc-related cases being heard in Missouri suffered recent blows with a reversal of a $72 million award and the halting of a trial due to begin last month.

As Fischer begins term as high court's chief justice, he is the lone dissenter on first opinion issued

Judge Zel M. Fischer this month began his two-year term as chief justice on the Missouri Supreme Court.

J&J wants talc trial halted, accuses plaintiff of 'forum shopping'

ST. LOUIS — Talcum powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has moved to halt a trial in Missouri state court in which a man claims his wife died after her repeated use of baby powder.

Talc defendant cites Supreme Court ruling on out-of-state plaintiffs in bid to overturn verdict

ST. LOUIS — A defendant in a class action lawsuit over claims that talc is linked to patients developing ovarian cancer has cited a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling that foreign corporations cannot be sued for events that happened out of state.

Robocall lawsuit featuring voice of Huckabee certified as class-action

ST. LOUIS — A district judge has certified a lawsuit as class-action that claims millions of robocalls with a message purportedly from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee were unlawfully sent to landlines across the country.