The Missouri Supreme Court is wrestling with whether a Korean battery manufacturer with no obvious connection to Missouri can nonetheless be sued in the state. The court heard oral arguments on Feb. 25 in a lawsuit filed against LG Chem, ...Read More »
A St. Louis jury won $1.75 million verdict against the manufacturer of a freight elevator gate whose allegedly faulty design led to a man’s head injuries. The jury held the plaintiff, Donald Johndrow, 15 percent liable for his own injuries. ...Read More »
A St. Louis jury awarded more than $18.25 million to a young girl who suffered permanent injuries after she was repeatedly brought to the emergency room but wasn’t admitted. Shortly after the May 22 verdict, the parties reached a confidential ...Read More »
A company whose driver had a seizure and killed the occupant of a vehicle stopped at a red light paid a settlement of nearly $5.9 million, according to the plaintiffs’ attorneys. Johnny M. Simon of The Simon Law Firm said ...Read More »
The Simon Law Firm rarely hires anyone fresh out of law school. It made an exception for Patrick McPhail, who graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2017.Read More »
Corporate executives across the U.S. may have breathed a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court found for Wal-Mart in a sex discrimination case, but some plaintiffs’ lawyers weren’t convinced it would hurt their clients’ cases. Other attorneys disagreed.Read More »
A passion for their clients and the legal minds to back it up drive the lawyers at The Simon Law Firm. That combination translated into a victory for consumers when the Missouri Supreme Court decided in Brewer v. Missouri Title Loans that some arbitration clauses are just too unfair to enforce.
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Both the Western and Eastern District Missouri Court of Appeals have found that class waivers in arbitration agreements to be unconscionable, but it is unclear in what venue these cases will be litigated in. In an opinion issued Tuesday, the ...Read More »
Correction: In the original version of this article, the first name of Janis Good was misspelled. Good, an assistant public defender, is one of the recipients of the St. Louis Daily Record’s Public Service Practitioner Award. We regret the error. ...
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