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May 26, 2017

Negligence : FELA – Employee

Royal v. Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company, Inc. (MLW No. 70561/Case No. 16-3687 – 7 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Gruender, J.)

Aug 21, 2014

Negligence : Medical Malpractice – ‘Employee’

Jefferson v. Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MLW No. 66815/Case No. ED99895 – 16 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Van Amburg, J.)

Mar 30, 2013

Negligence: Auto Accident – Instructions – Employee

Blunkall v. Heavy and Specialized Haulers, Inc. (MLW No. 64818/Case No. SD31526 – 22 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Francis Jr., J.)

Aug 2, 2012

Insurance: Temporary Worker – Employee – ‘Furnish’

Mendenhall v. Property and Casualty Insurance Company of Hartford (MLW No. 63968/Case No. SC92202 –17 pages) (Missouri Supreme Court, Teitelman, C.J.; Russell and Breckenridge, JJ., and Mobley, Sp.J., concur; Stith, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Fischer and Price, JJ., concur in opinion of Stith, J. Draper, J., not participating)

Sep 25, 2009

Regulating workers’ private lives is risky business

Most people would agree that employers shouldn’t try to regulate the off-duty ethical or moral conduct of their employees. But it’s a complicated issue. Certainly there are some kinds of jobs that are so closely aligned with the employer and its identity that an ethical misstep by the employee leaves a black mark on the […]

Apr 7, 2009

Finding the right person for the right job

You can’t hire the right person unless you are hiring the right person for the right job. We all have those valuable lessons that are wake-up calls. There was a legal secretary who was the best legal secretary we had ever seen. She was so above her job requirements, we felt our solution was to […]

Jan 26, 2009

Workforce planning is a strategic necessity

Hiring the wrong person for a job can really cost a company. And it doesn’t matter whether the business is a large corporation or a small home-based business. “If you hire someone who doesn’t fit into the position, you’ve done both the person and the organization a disservice,” said Terry Herring, owner of TC Herring […]

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