A bench trial to determine whether Boone County should get back its $2 million settlement with a man it says defrauded the court by feigning paralysis has been postponed following an attorney’s injury. The trial, initially set for June 25 ...Read More »
Boone County and its insurer will ask a federal judge next week to undo a $2 million settlement with a man they say defrauded the court and his lawyers by feigning paralysis. Derrick Houston, of Columbia, settled his excessive-force suit against ...Read More »
Another Missouri county is suing some of the nation’s biggest drug companies over the opioid epidemic. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that a resolution was approved Thursday naming a St. Louis firm to represent Boone County in the class-action lawsuit. ...Read More »
As an associate circuit judge, Deborah Daniels was not content to merely rule from the bench. Her 11-year tenure was marked by her active presence on statewide committees, working as a judicial college instructor and engaging in continuing education. “I ...Read More »
Nineteen people are applying for an opening on the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, the Appellate Judicial Commission said. The commission plans to publicly interview the applicants starting at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 at the appeals court building ...
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A husband and wife reached a $2.5 million settlement with two doctors with the University of Missouri Health System after the woman suffered permanent brain damage due to the wrong placement of her IV. In January 2005, Susan Martin was ...Read More »
An appeals court has struck down a rule allowing the Missouri Public Defender Commission to stop taking certain cases to reduce its offices’ workloads. The demise of the rule places additional importance on a bill pending in the Missouri Legislature ...Read More »
St. Louis attorney picked as MU curator COLUMBIA (AP)Â A St. Louis attorney is Gov. Jay Nixon’s choice to fill one of three vacancies on the University of Missouri system’s Board of Curators. Fifty-one-year-old Don Downing is a former chief ...
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