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The six C’s of news releases

After an indictment is filed in the U.S. attorney’s office, often a new release is issued to the media, summarizing the charges. When an attorney general settles a suit on behalf of the state he represents, a press release announcing ...

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Meyerkord to receive Lawyers Association’s Award of Honor

Lawyer Stephen F. Meyerkord, “the perfect opponent,” will receive the Award of Honor, the highest award given by the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. He was dubbed the perfect opponent not because he’s easy to defeat; he isn’t. Rather, it’s ...

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Woman injured by automatic door wins $86,000

A St. Louis County jury awarded $86,000 to a woman who was injured by an automatic door malfunctioning at Shop ‘n Save. On May 3, 2005, Sharon Adams, now 58, had a friend drive her to Shop ‘n Save on ...

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No review of venue case

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a ruling that makes it easier for companies to shift product-liability and patent lawsuits away from trial courts that have a reputation for favoring plaintiffs. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal by a ...

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Up & Coming Lawyers: David Dick, 39

* Thompson Coburn, partner * University of Missouri-Columbia * Business, Product Liability and Railroad Litigation For David Dick, winning a FELA case for Norfolk Southern Railway Company involved challenging Missouri’s mandatory jury instructions before the United States Supreme Court. To ...

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