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Insurers rarely sure of victory

Retired Judge Charles Blackmar once joked that he only read insurance policies carefully “if somebody is paying me to read them.” “I don’t read my own policy all that carefully because I know it wouldn’t do any good,” Blackmar said ...

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Volunteer attorneys still answer Joplin’s calls for help

Three months after a massive tornado destroyed a wide swath of Joplin, volunteer attorneys are still fielding phone calls and in some cases traveling to the city to help residents sort out the legal issues that arise in the wake of catastrophe. St. Joseph attorney Joe Morrey, pictured here, is among members of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys to provide disaster legal services.

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Missouri lawyers volunteer time and money for storm victims

Lawyers in Missouri are volunteering their time and money to help people whose homes and property were seriously damaged after a series of severe storms barreled through the state in recent weeks. For example, lawyers and staff at Armstrong Teasdale had a “dress down” day last week, where they wore jeans and other casual clothes.

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UPDATED: Ballot initiative seeks to replace Missouri Plan

A group that has long sought to change Missouri’s Nonpartisan Court Plan in the Legislature now trying a new tactic – going directly to the voters. Better Courts for Missouri said this morning that it has filed an initiative petition ...

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