SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Bayer announced last week that at least 16 entities - including trade groups, several states and the federal government - are supporting the company's appeal of a $25 million verdict in favor of plaintiff Edwin Hardeman, who alleged Roundup weedkiller caused his cancer.
JEFFERSON CITY – The U.S. House of Representatives last month passed the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act, which sets out to do away with arbitration contracts for employment, consumer, anti-trust or civil rights disputes.
JEFFERSON CITY – Last month, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. The proposed legislation sets out to do away with arbitration contracts for employment, consumer, anti-trust or civil rights disputes.
JEFFERSON CITY – Several tort reform bills signed by Gov. Mike Parson in July took effect at the end of August that could change the legal climate across Missouri. However, those changes so far are still relatively unknown and could stay that way for a while, according to experts.
ST. LOUIS - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently denied the dismissal of a corporate "trade secrets" case filed by engineering firm Design Nine against Arch Rail Group.