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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 – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that the state ranks 44th out of 50 in the nation when it comes to tort reform and promoting a friendly legal climate.
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JEFFERSON CITY – Each year, CNBC ranks the best and worst states when it comes to business. The state of Missouri seems stuck in the middle as it ranked 23rd overall and 27th for its regulatory and legal climate. In all, the Show Me State received a C grade in business friendliness for the second straight year.
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JEFFERSON CITY – A recent decision by the Missouri Supreme Court has business owners across the state left with serious questions about who pays for employees who have been injured on the job..
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JEFFERSON CITY – The state's oldest business association believes that the state Supreme Court's ruling declaring that workers injured on the job after Jan. 1, 2014, could not be compensated from Missouri's Second Injury Fund was the correct one.
Transparency is key to resolving problems in third party litigation funding industry, business leader says
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry states that it would support legislation that will provide protection for lawyers and clients from wrongful third-party litigation funding cases.
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Missouri Chamber VP says increased attorney ads 'definitely plays a role in Missouri being a lawsuit magnet'
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry commented on the connection between a substantial increase in trial attorney advertising in the St. Louis media market with the overall lawsuit culture of the state.
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.
Following extensive senate filibuster, legislation for GM tax credit, workforce development plan passes
JEFFERSON CITY – Debate, and filibustering, continued Tuesday in the Missouri Senate on a bill aimed at delivering tax credits to General Motors but linked to a workforce development plan championed by Gov. Mike Parson and Senate leadership.
The Missouri Senate is looking to overhaul the resources used in infrastructure through Senate Concurrent Resolution 14, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz.