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Liability For Surface Water Runoff

‘Common Enemy’ Doctrine Abandoned By High Court Where the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission condemned land and constructed a highway bypass but used an inadequate culvert which caused flooding, the Commission cannot rely on the surface water “common enemy doctrine” ...

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$1,250,000 Verdict Lost

A $1,250,000 verdict against a part-supplier was struck down by the United States Court of Appeals’ Eighth Circuit which concluded that Missouri courts would not extend liability to the supplier of a non-defective part that became dangerous only when assembled ...

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Practice Tip

Real Property Judgment Lien Valid Even If Clerk Fails To Index Judgment Your client Bertha Buyer comes to you. She has just bought Blackacre and Greenacre in counties A and B respectively, and she has just discovered to her great ...

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Trial Reports

Auto Accident Type of Action: Negligence, auto accident Type of Injuries: Multiple TMJ surgeries Court/Case #/Date: St. Louis County Circuit Court/596312/June 4, 1993 Caption: Pope v. Copeland, et al. Judge or Jury Case: Jury Name of Judge: Judge Kenneth M. ...

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