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Apr 2, 2019

Jury finds in favor of Bi-State on MetroLink injury claims

A St. Louis jury decided in favor of the Bi-State Development Agency on claims that it was responsible for a man’s injury at a downtown MetroLink station. On July 6, 2012, plaintiff Rusty Redman of Illinois was boarding an eastbound train at the Laclede’s Landing station when he alleged he fell into a gap between […]

Apr 1, 2011

Metro sues Clayton

Metro is back in the litigation saddle over its MetroLink extension project. This time with a lawsuit against the city of Clayton.

Sep 17, 2009

‘Groundhog day’ trial revisited by MetroLink lawyers

Imagine if you had to litigate a 100-day case, with 81 witnesses and 44 lawyers actively involved. That's what the attorneys on the MetroLink trial in 2007 had to do. Attorneys on both sides of the lawsuit - including Richard Hardcastle, left, and Tim Thornton, center - presented a CLE on complex litigation. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Carolyn Whittington, right, talked about how she approac[...]

Sep 14, 2009

CLE course offered on MetroLink trial

If you’ve ever wondered how an attorney could handle a lawsuit as big and complex as the MetroLink case, here’s your chance. On Thursday, the St. Louis County Bar Association will be hosting a CLE with the attorneys from the MetroLink trial speaking on how to handle complex litigation. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Carolyn […]

Jan 26, 2009

Business to business cases: 2008 was the year of nine digits

Four verdicts and settlements topping $100 million head up the lists as Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s presents its third annual look at the state’s biggest business-related cases. That compares to only one case – a $187.5 million settlement in the state’s lawsuit against Ameren over the collapse of the Taum Sauk dam – that made it […]

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