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JEFFERSON CITY – High on a priority list for advocates of civil justice reform is restoring fairness in how punitive damages are awarded in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY – Thanks to a series of last-minute negotiations, the Missouri legislature ended its last session by sending a series of bills to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson that could dramatically affect the future of civil litigation in the state.
- Attorneys & Judges
JEFFERSON CITY – Are recent verdicts faulting Bayer and its Roundup product an indication that juries no longer trust the determinations of regulatory agencies regarding product safety?
- State Court
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.
- Personal Injury
JEFFERSON CITY – A Missouri business advocacy group enjoyed great success in the most-recent state legislative session which tort reform it supported made it to the governor's signature.
JEFFERSON CITY – Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) President Ray McCarty believes the facts and data in any cases alleging harm from the use of herbicide ingredient glyphosate should be closely examined and given weight no matter where those cases are tried.
JEFFERSON CITY – The state’s oldest business organization has expressed its support for reigning in the litigation finance industry.
JEFFERSON CITY – A bill was advanced on April 29 that will make fining defendants in cases of misconduct more difficult and is expected to be favorable to businesses.
JEFFERSON CITY -- Senate Bill 65 is making its way through the senate. The proposal promises to make awarding of punitive damages more difficult for those that cannot prove the actual harm.
ST. LOUIS – A recent Missouri Supreme Court decision on talc-related lawsuits could help reduced the liability that Johnson & Johnson faces over claims that the company's talc products may lead to cancer.