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Struck By Dumb Lawsuits

To the Editor: Over the last few years I have been dumbstruck, having been struck by the increasing number of dumb lawsuits, not only being filed, but being treated seriously by the courts. Claims that are loony! 1. We have ...

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Anyone For Business Tort Reform?

Dear Editor, Your Jan. 27 issue cited three cases wherein large corporations and stockholders were allowed to file business lawsuits and obtain verdicts and settlements with no caps or limitations on the amount of their damages, and inferentially, with no ...

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Prisoner Reacts To Pro Se Article

Dear Editor: The recent article concerning the “Mo. Supreme Court Launches Study Of Pro Se Litigation” (Jan. 20) was very interesting and informative. The article was informative in explaining a commission was being formed to determine how to better assist ...

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Tort Reform And Med-Mal

Dear Editor: In the article regarding the GOP takeover and tort reform in the medical malpractice field (GOP Takeover Puts ‘Tort Reform’ High On Agenda, Jan. 13), I found it of great interest that neither Mr. Tom Holloway of the ...

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Collaborative Law In St. Louis

Dear Editor: We were pleased to see your coverage in last week’s edition on the topic of collaborative law (“Collaborative Law In Dissolution Cases,” Oct. 28) as a positive way in which to resolve family law disputes. The author mentioned ...

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Home Rule Vote

To the Editor: Amendment One, being voted on the Nov. 5 Missouri statewide ballot, is very important for the future of the City of St. Louis, the region and the state. Amendment One, Home Rule for St. Louis, will finally ...

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On The 'Vendetta' Of Judge Voss

To the Editor: I read the comments from Ralph Voss, retired Associate Circuit Judge in Osage County, in the Hearsay column of the Aug. 26 issue. It appears that Judge Voss has a bone to pick with the Missouri judicial ...

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Response To Judge Voss

To the Editor: I am responding to Judge Voss’ article in the Aug. 26 issue of Lawyers Weekly, where he expressed bitter dissatisfaction with the jurors in St. Louis and Kansas City, and the legal profession as a whole. Perhaps ...

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Flat Fees Not Criticized

Dear Editor: I recently read Sheldon Weinhaus’ letter to the editor in the May 6 Missouri Lawyers Weekly. After reading his letter, I felt compelled to clarify a few points with your readers. I believe that Mr. Weinhaus was incorrect ...

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Surprised Over Flat Fee Criticism

Dear Editor: I am much surprised that the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel of the Bar has criticized flat-fee arrangements for the defense bar (“OCDC: Defense Lawyers Should Beware Flat Fees,” April 29). For years now we have lived with ...

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Another Federal Judge Weighs In

Dear Editor: I am another, like Judge Scott O. Wright (Letters to the Editor, April 22), who permits jurors to ask questions to be answered by witnesses. I have used the procedure now for probably 30 years. I have never ...

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