Don't Miss
Home / Local (page 2479) /


Workers' Compensation

ALJ Cannot Override Doc’s Opinion On Cause Of Injury Where a trucker presented medical evidence that his herniated disc resulted from an on-the-job activity, and his employer’s doctor did not “clearly contradict” that evidence, an administrative law judge had no ...

Read More »

New Limits Proposed For Advertising By Lawyers

The Missouri Supreme Court has proposed revisions to Rules 7.2 and 7.3, which would require attorneys to include disclaimers in all their advertisements, and would place additional restrictions on direct contact by attorneys with prospective clients. If the proposed changes ...

Read More »

Use Of 'Legal Temps' Growing In Missouri

“Legal temps” are becoming an increasingly popular and economical solution to the short-term staffing needs of Missouri law firms. Large and small firms and corporations have all joined the national trend to utilize temporary professional personnel for projects or special ...

Read More »

Post-Trial Interviews With Jurors Curtailed

Post-conviction interviews of jurors and venirepersons by a convicted murderer’s attorney were properly prohibited by the trial court, according to a case decided January 11 by the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals. The defendant wanted to talk ...

Read More »

Legislative Preview

Court Automation, Smaller Juries On Legislative Agenda The Missouri General Assembly will tackle a wide array of legislation this session that will affect the practice of law in the state. If passed, pending bills would: *Bring computer automation to all ...

Read More »

Paternity Suit

No Venue Preference To Mother’s Residence A change of venue is improper in a paternity case brought in the county of his residence by a man who seeks to be declared the father of a child, according to the Southern ...

Read More »