Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has selected Shareholders Margaret Parnell Hogan (Denver) and Jennifer Youpa (Dallas) as the new co-chairs of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), succeeding founding members Linda Headley (Houston) and Dionysia Johnson-Massie, (Atlanta) who will continue to focus on their full-time practices.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently dismissed a southeast Missouri farming company's suit against two insurers and their agent regarding damage to the company's rice crop.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis company is seeking damages from Ford Motor Co. and a dealership over allegations they failed to warn of a defective condition of a new truck they purchased, which caught on fire.
JEFFERSON CITY – Speaking for the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in opposing a bill that would tighten jurisdiction over civil suits, injury attorney Brett Emison argued that cities produce better trials because jurors have time and resources to sit for weeks, whereas jury prospects in rural counties have to get their crops in.
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted a motion by Express Scripts to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Wholesale Alliance, doing business as Pharmacy First, claiming tortious interference and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.