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UPDATE: Missouri Supreme Court suspends most in-person proceedings at state courts

Several courts and public legal organizations across Missouri and beyond have taken steps, including suspending jury trials and high-volume dockets, to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eastern District ruling reverses $110M verdict in talcum powder case

The Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled Oct. 15 that a St. Louis judge should not have heard a Virginia woman’s claim against Johnson & Johnson, throwing out a $110.5 million verdict in her favor. The verdict was the second-largest ...

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Eastern District sends conflicting mandates to Supreme Court

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Which of these conflicting mandates should the St. Louis Circuit Court obey: a federal court order requiring prompt bond-review hearings for hundreds of jailed defendants, or a rule allowing those defendants to change judges? Both, ruled a panel of the ...

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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 ...

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Senate revises venue bill in shadow of court ruling

The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill that would alter Missouri’s venue and joinder laws — in a way far different from what lawmakers had envisioned just two weeks ago.

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Jury sides with woman after lender garnishes her wages

Jurors returned a six-figure judgment against a lender who evidently garnished a debtor’s wages without properly serving her first. “They garnished her for over two years — closer to three,” said Christopher Roberts of Butsch Roberts & Associates. “They garnished ...

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