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Oct 19, 2009

Family of deceased NHL player seeking $3 million

A bench trial began today in St. Louis County Circuit Court regarding a garnishment action of the family of late Chicago Blackhawks player Keith Magnuson. In 2007, the family received a $9.5 million verdict in their wrongful death case against former St. Louis Blues player Robert Ramage and National Car Rental of Canada. Magnuson was killed […]

Sep 15, 2009

Heavy hitters involved in suits challenging court plan ballot measure

Two legal challenges now have been filed on a ballot measure that would overhaul how Missouri selects its appellate judges, and heavy hitters from both political parties are involved. Former Supreme Court Judges Edward “Chip” Robertson, a Republican appointee, and Ronnie White, a Democratic appointee, are among the attorneys handling one suit. The others are […]

Sep 13, 2009

Plan backers may sue over ballot

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has approved a proposed constitutional amendment for circulation that would effectively scrap the Nonpartisan Court Plan. And the leader of the group pushing for repeal of the current iteration of the plan said his group was pleased with Carnahan’s wording. James Harris, the executive director of Better Courts for Missouri, […]

Aug 12, 2009

Greenwood case will be appealed, attorney says

An attorney for a southern Jackson County quarry says its operators intend to appeal a $12 million jury verdict to the Missouri Supreme Court. “I don’t think the fat lady’s in sight. She sure ain’t singing yet,” said Chip Robertson, who represented Martin Marietta and Hunt Martin Marietta on appeal. The Missouri Court of Appeals […]

Mar 2, 2009

Three apologies, no explanation for delay

  It was a case challenging the constitutionality of workers’ compensation reform laws passed at the beginning of then-Gov. Matt Blunt’s term – politically tinged and high profile. How the Missouri Supreme Court handled the case was unusual. First, the judges took 15 months to decide it, ruling Tuesday that workers who were excluded from […]

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