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Eastern District Missouri Court of Appeals Overturns Talc Verdict

USA - November 20 2019 On October 15, 2019 the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District overturned a jury verdict, including punitive damages, to an out of state…

Does Obesity Qualify as a Disability Under the ADA? - The Courts are Divided

USA - August 12 2019 The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits employers from discriminating against a qualified individual on the basis of a disability. In…

From the East to the West, Does Arbitration in Missouri Reign Best? Missouri Courts Uphold and Invalidate Arbitration Agreements

USA - June 25 2019 This past May, the Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals, and both United States District Courts in Missouri analyzed the validity and…

Court Awards Nearly Twenty Times Damages in Illinois Wage Payment Act Case

USA - May 28 2019 On December 27, 2018 the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District affirmed an award of attorney’s fees and costs to plaintiff which was nearly…

A Passive Website Is Insufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction in Missouri

USA - December 20 2018 Over the years - and to the dismay of out-of-state defendants - state trial courts have often taken an expansive view of when they may exercise…