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Investment Rules For Long Haul At The End Of A Difficult Year

By Robert L. Roper, Jr. It’s been a tough year for investors, particularly those who invested in interest rate-sensitive stocks such as utilities. The indexes as a whole may be up slightly, but that is cold comfort for individual investors. ...

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New Evidence Insufficient For Remand Of Comp Case

Newly discovered evidence does not justify remand of a workers’ compensation case, even where the evidence consists of medical journal articles about causation of heart attacks, which weren’t published until after the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission had denied compensation, ...

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How To Decide When Children Can Testify In Divorce Cases

Domestic Relations How To Decide When Children Can Testify In Divorce Cases QUESTION #1: Must a trial judge in a divorce interview a nine-year-old girl as to her competency to express a custodial preference between her mother and father? ANSWER ...

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Ringing In Ears Is Compensable In Addition To Hearing Loss

Where an airline worker suffered from tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, in addition to hearing loss, the tinnitus is a separate compensable injury and is properly rated to the body as a whole, according to the Court of Appeals’ ...

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Landowner Not Liable Even If Contractor Not Insured

Landowner Not Liable Even If Contractor Not Insured A worker employed by a construction contractor subject to the workers’ comp-ensation law cannot sue the land- owner for injuries the worker sustained in a fall at the jobsite, even though the ...

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Non-Clients Are Not Allowed To Sue For Legal Malpractice In Missouri

Even though an attorney’s failure to deliver his client’s gifts of cash and real estate promptly to the intended donees caused the gifts to fail, the intended donees could not sue the attorney for legal malpractice, according to the Western ...

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New Appellate Rules Are Set For Eastern District

Missouri’s Eastern District Court of Appeals has just approved a completely revised set of special rules which will become effective January 1, 1995. “It was time to review them,” said court clerk Deirdre O. Smith. “We’ve adopted new rules on ...

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Installing And Using Quicken Version 8.0

Version 8.0 of Quicken For DOS arrived last week, and I installed it on the computer at home to give it a try; once you install it your data will no longer run on any earlier version, so be sure ...

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Revisor Must Sell Statutes At Cost Under Sunshine Law

Missouri’s Revisor of Statutes must provide copies of the Revised Statutes of Missouri on computer tape to anyone who requests them, for the cost of duplication and of staff time for preparing the copies, under an order entered in Cole ...

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Missouri Lawyer Advises Croats On Legal System

St. Louis attorney and former BAMSL President Anthony J. Sestric recently returned from a six-week trip to Croatia, as part of a joint project to assist in their transition to democracy. Sestric, whose grandparents emigrated from Croatia, met with attorneys ...

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Mo Supreme Court

Insurance Cases Head Slate Of Transfers To The Supreme Court The Missouri Supreme Court granted transfer of five cases in November. In one case the court will hear arguments about when a capital murder conviction may be used in a ...

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