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St. Louis firm represents Arkansas railworker in $20M case
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2017-09-05
A St. Louis firm with a recent run of seven- and eight-figure railroad injury jury verdicts and settlements earned its fourth such victory since 2014 when an Arkansas court entered a $20.46 million default judgment for a paralyzed railroad worker. The June 19 judgment in Crittenden County, Arkansas came after defendant H&M International Transportation failed…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
New rule gets to medical bills’ bottom line
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2017-08-08
Changes to Missouri’s tort laws this year. Starting Aug. 28, lawyers will face new statutes on subjects ranging from insurance to workers’ compensation to employment, as well as new rules for submitting evidence to juries. This article is part of an occasional series to help lawyers navigate these new areas of the law….
Category(s): Local,Top News,News,Tort Takes
Students sexually abused by peers face struggles in court
Posted by: Associated Press on 2017-05-23
When children sexually assault other children at school, sometimes the only measure of justice comes through the courts. The barriers are formidable, and can lead to long, grueling fights: Public schools in many states enjoy powerful shields, including caps on damages if they lose a lawsuit and high legal hurdles to prove misconduct. And a…
Category(s): MLW News Roundup
Students sexually abused by peers face struggles in court
Posted by: Associated Press on 2017-05-23
When children sexually assault other children at school, sometimes the only measure of justice comes through the courts. The barriers are formidable, and can lead to long, grueling fights: Public schools in many states enjoy powerful shields, including caps on damages if they lose a lawsuit and high legal hurdles to prove misconduct. And a…
Category(s): News,National
Lincoln County priest case had unusual circumstances
Posted by: Catherine Martin on 2017-04-18
A case alleging abuse by a priest in Lincoln County was unusual in a variety of ways, experts say. The outcome earlier this month, in which the jury sided with the St. Louis Archdiocese and the priest accused of sexually abusing a minor, seems rare in such litigation. Since cases of priest abuse have come…
Category(s): Featured,Local,News
Former KC trash truck driver wins on disability discrimination claim
Posted by: Jessica Shumaker on 2017-03-28
A jury verdict for a former Public Works employee in his disability discrimination suit against Kansas City will significantly drain the city’s legal fund. On March 17, a Jackson County jury awarded James Wilson $132,454 in damages in his disability discrimination suit against the city. The breakdown of the verdict is $44,871 in actual damages…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
Top Verdicts & Settlements 2016
Posted by: Allyssa D. Dudley on 2017-02-08
You can also view the digital edition on PageTurn Pro. If you would like to see an older version of Missouri Lawyers Weekly, you can view them in our archives.  …
3 VERDICTS, 2 NARRATIVES
Posted by: Rachel Webb on 2017-02-06
issouri’s top plaintiffs’ wins typically make headlines, but 2016’s top verdicts garnered controversy and notoriety beyond the state’s borders. The top three plaintiff’s verdicts of 2016 were all the result of talc lawsuits. In each case, the plaintiff had developed ovarian cancer, had been a regular user of Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products, and…
Teitelman honored at Missouri Lawyers Awards
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2017-01-27
Missouri Lawyers Weekly on Friday honored Judge Richard B. Teitelman with — what else? — a party….
2016 V&S award winners announced
Posted by: Staff Report on 2017-01-04
Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 Missouri Lawyers Awards on Jan. 27 will honor attorneys for their achievements in 2016. The awards include attorneys from Missouri firms who won the largest civil victories in the state, from both sides of the courtroom….

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