JEFFERSON CITY – According to the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey, Missouri’s ranking is improving – having moved up five places since 2017 – though it still remains 44th worst in the country.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY – A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board that employers can discipline employees who refuse to sign class waivers in response to class claims will be "welcome news" to employers in the state, a civil justice reform advocate says.
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.
ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.