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Missouri Voters Overwhelmingly Reject "Right-to-Work" Law
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

While we regularly report to our readers on significant case law developments in the labor and employment field, the most dramatic developments in


Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District Judges Disagree Regarding Substantial Compliance and Affidavit of Merit Statute in Med Mal Case
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

In Ferder v. Scott, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District (opinion authored by Judge Robert G. Dowd, Jr.), reversed a trial court’s


No Class: SCOTUS Holds That Tolling Properties of Class Actions Only Apply to Individual Cases, Not Future Class Actions
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The recent United States Supreme Court decision China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, 201 L. Ed. 2d 123 (2018), sensibly resolved some existing confusion


Amendments to s. 537.065 Providing for Notice to the Insurer and Intervention as of Right to be Applied Prospectively Only
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • July 25 2018

A recent decision from Missouri’s Western District Court of Appeals, Desai v. Seneca Specialty Insurance Company, WD81220, involves retroactive vs


Medical Malpractice: Missouri's Health Care Affidavit Statute is Constitutional - Comply or Face Dismissal
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • June 22 2018

When will plaintiffs learn? In Hink v. Helfrich, the Missouri Supreme Court has recently added yet another to a long line of Missouri decisions


ANTI-FORUM SHOPPING: Limitation on Joinder in Missouri on the Horizon
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

The Missouri Legislature introduced bills during its most recent legislative session to curtail forum shopping of class action plaintiffs in Missouri


Major Financial Reform Bill Signed into Law
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

Today, President Trump signed into law S. 2155, The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. In doing so, President Trump


U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 Ruling, Upholds Employers' Use of Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

In a closely watched and long-awaited ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on May 21st held that it is lawful for an employer, in an agreement with an


Kansas Filing Deadline Differs by Filing Type
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

In Kansas, unless you are electronically filing your documents, the last day for filing ends “when the clerk’s office is scheduled to close.” K.S.A


A Circuit Split is Born: Third Circuit Rejects the Discovery Rule for FDCPA Statute of Limitations
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

In an en banc opinion issued yesterday, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the district court’s holding that the statute of limitations period