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Missouri Supreme Court issues more opinions — and faster — in 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court ended 2019 a bit more productive, slightly less divided and a little quicker than in the previous year. The court issued 33 written opinions in the latter half of 2019, bringing the year’s total to 75. ...

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Court affirms $870,000 verdict for man’s post-surgery death

The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District affirmed a nearly $870,000 verdict for the family of a man who died of complications from prostate surgery at a Sikeston hospital. Roosevelt Rhoden underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate at Missouri ...

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Judge’s unauthorized treatment court shut down

The Court of Appeals Southern District said Sept. 17 that a Greene County circuit judge wasn’t authorized to run a domestic-abuse treatment court he set up on his own. According to the opinion, Judge Calvin Holden created the “Domestic Abuse ...

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Missouri Supreme Court asked to clarify appeal-reservation rule

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A $40,000 dispute between two contractors is headed to the Missouri Supreme Court after the full Court of Appeals Southern District split on whether a recently revised court rule allowed it to review one of the appellant’s arguments. The procedural ...

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Appeals judges clarify statute of limitations for Injury Fund

The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District ruled June 20 that a former employee of a Solo Cup plant was not time-barred from receiving benefits from the Second Injury Fund for claims of hearing loss and tinnitus. The opinion, written ...

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Court won’t recognize new duty for employers

The Court of Appeals Southern District declined to recognize a “negligent recommendation” cause of action in a lawsuit alleging that a religious college gave a church the name of a pastor who went on to abuse a minor.

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