The Court of Appeals Southern District says a Joplin hospital can be sued long after the statute of limitations had run because it mistakenly had been named as a defendant in the early stages of the suit. Gladys Walker died ...Read More »
A veterinarian remains on the hook for his portion of a $5 million verdict for a student who was injured while vaccinating cattle. In a March 7 ruling, the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District affirmed the judgment against Dr. ...Read More »
Gas drive-offs, beware. The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District on Jan. 22 affirmed James Aaron Lowe’s conviction by a Taney County jury for stealing $42.43 worth of gas from a Branson convenience store. “A jury trial for a $42 ...
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The decision made by the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District on Aug. 8 to uphold the indefinite detention of a man designated by a jury to be a sexually violent predator drew a dissent from the chief judge. In ...Read More »
Judge John E. Parrish, the current longest-serving judge in the state, is retiring at the beginning of September. Parrish currently serves of the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District and was appointed to the position in 1990. Before serving on ...Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals wasn't established as three separate courts. The state constitution says that it is supposed to be one court with three geographic regions. But now, some attorneys, including Ron Ribaudo, are saying appeals judges should be required to respect precedent from the other districts or automatically see the split appealed to the state Supreme Court. But others, including Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith, say the current system is the best option; no change is necessary.
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