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Community Banks Press On in Fight for Regulation Reform
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

One of the more compelling, but sometimes unheeded, arguments against heavy banking regulations is the plight of the community bank. The expense and


The Daubert Standard - Coming Soon to a Missouri Court Near You
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

Earlier this week, Governor Eric Greitens signed Missouri HB 153 into law. HB 153, which supplants Missouri’s existing expert witness standard with


Federal Judges Blow Their Stacks Over Boilerplate Objections
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

A little less than two weeks apart, two federal judges emphatically let practitioners in their districts know how much they despise boilerplate


Employees: Yes, You Can Owe Duties To Your Co-Employees
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

In Bierman v. Violette,the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District, reestablished that yes, employees, you may owe duties to your


Rule 55.27(a) Means What It Says: Summary Judgment Rules Apply to Motions to Dismiss That Rely on Matters Outside of the Pleadings
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

In Schnurbusch v. West Plains Regional Animal Shelter et al., after a trial court had dismissed a case for failure to state a claim, the Court of


Jury Panel Investigation in Missouri Revisited: Waiver of the Issue of Juror Non-Disclosure Remains Limited to the Litigation History
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

With the constant evolution of technology, the Missouri Constitution’s guarantee of the right to a fair and impartial jury of 12 has simultaneously


Reports of the Death of Litigation Tourism in Missouri Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

On February 28, 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court issued its opinion in State ex rel. Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. Dolan (aka "Parker," for


CFPB Sets its Sights on Student Loan Servicing
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 28 2017

"Make hay while the sun is shining." The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "CFPB") is making its proverbial hay, after facing political


Premises Liability: The Responsibility of a Business Owner to Act When a Foreseeable Danger is Posed to an Invitee
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

In Missouri, business owners generally have no duty to protect invitees from criminal acts of third persons. But there is an important exception to


Jury verdicts in the Kansas City area are little changed from last year
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

The calendars said the years were different, but data from the Greater Kansas City Jury Verdict Service shows that 2016 and 2015 were nearly the same