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The Balancing Act of OSI Evidence
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

Courts are often asked by plaintiffs’ counsel to admit evidence of other similar incidents (OSI) in order to show a defendant’s knowledge of an


A Dog-Gone Contract
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

In Patterson v. Rough Road Rescue, Inc., the Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court’s decision to return a dog named Mack to, according to the Court


“Slack Fill” Litigation under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act: Save it for Summary Judgment
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 30 2017

In two consecutive nearly identical opinions, a Missouri federal court ruling on food merchandisers’ motions to dismiss indicates that food labeling


Deficient Affidavit in Medical Malpractice Action May Be Cured at Probable Cause Hearing
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

In Caplinger v. Rahman, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Missouri reversed and remanded the trial court’s dismissal without


Eighth Circuit grants Union Pacific $75 million in Tax Relief
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Earlier this month, the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the lower court’s decision in a case that involved a dispute over whether the


U.S. Supreme Court Says it Again: Arbitration Agreements Should be Honored, and Not Singled Out for Negative Treatment by State Courts
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

For years, the U.S. Supreme Court has made two fundamental principles crystal-clear: Under the Federal Arbitration Act, arbitration agreements are


Is It Necessary for an Expert Opinion to Take Into Account Obvious Alternative Explanations for an Injury? Eighth Circuit Weighs In.
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

In Redd v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has reminded litigators of the importance of ensuring expert witnesses


“Jurisdictional Discovery” Is Not a Magical Incantation to Ward Off Timely Dismissal of a Case Filed in the Wrong Forum
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

In the wake of Bristol-Myers-Squibb and other game-changing personal jurisdiction decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the Missouri courts this


Timing of Changes to 537.065 Agreements and the Bad Faith Setup in Missouri
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

On July 5, 2017, Missouri Governor Greitens signed the Senate Substitute for the Senate Committee Substitute for the House Committee Substitute for


Missouri 2017 Tort Reform Brings Significant Changes to Civil Litigation
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • July 6 2017

Although the 2017 session of the Missouri legislature was not geared to comprehensive tort reform, several key bills were passed that will bring