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JEFFERSON CITY – Sen. Ed Emery (R-Lamar) believes the impact from two recently enacted tort reform laws - Senate Bill 7 and SB 30 - are already being felt in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY – For Missouri Sen. Ed Emery (R - District 31), the conclusion of the Missouri General Assembly in early June brought positive news and much-needed reform to the governor’s desk. He also said the state now needs to look to punitive damage reform and the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.
JEFFERSON CITY – While the Missouri Chamber of Commerce has seen some success in civil justice reform in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President of Governmental Affairs Matthew Panik sees a long road ahead in the remainder of 2019 and 2020.
JEFFERSON CITY – Several proposals that aim at reforming civil justice in the state of Missouri are now being considered in the General Assembly.
Missouri asbestos claim reform bill moving forward, but supporters not sure if will pass all hurdles
Proposed legislation aimed at reforming the way asbestos civil actions are dealt with in Missouri courts is moving forward and is scheduled to be debated in the Senate on Tuesday.
ST LOUIS – A bill that passed the state Senate promises to reform how tort cases involving vehicle accidents are handled in the state.
JEFFERSON CITY – A Missouri representative who last year successfully ushered through the House a bill aimed at curtailing claims over asbestos exposure that died in the Senate is making another attempt this session.
Attorney Elad Gross says lawsuits are the only way to shed light on suspicions of 'dark money' in Missouri politics
Missouri-based attorney Elad Gross is pursuing lawsuits against A New Missouri, a nonprofit linked to former governor Eric Gritens and which could allegedly be funneling what Gross calls "dark money" into political campaigns.
JEFFERSON CITY – In the wake of a bill in Wisconsin dealing with changes to civil litigation guidelines being signed into law, Brad Jones, Missouri state director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), said his organization is supportive of two similar bills introduced to the Missouri Legislature.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers are considering House Bill 1578, which modifies provisions relating to civil procedures in tort claims and potentially could make it harder for plaintiffs not connected to the state to file cases here.