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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


Is Debt Collection a "Merchandising Practice"? Missouri Supreme Court Says Yes
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

In Jackson v. Barton, the Missouri Supreme Court was asked to decide whether unfair debt collection practices were sufficient to sustain a claim under


Intra-Corporate Immunity Rule Alive, Applied, and Affirmed in Dismissal of Missouri Defamation Suit
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 4 2018

In Lovelace v. Van Tine, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, applied the “intra-corporate immunity” rule, and upheld the dismissal of a


The CASE Act - A Noble but Toothless Gesture Toward Fair Copyright Enforcement
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • April 24 2018

The cost of litigating copyright infringement claims in federal court can be immense, taxing the resources of even a well-heeled content creator. For


"Impossibility Preemption" Remains Alive and Well in Missouri for Generic Drug Manufacturers
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

“Impossibility preemption” applies to bar tort claims where it is impossible for a party to comply with both state and federal law. In the recent


Breaking Up Plaintiffs Is Not Hard To Do
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

While Neil Sedaka may have convinced many that breaking up is hard to do, Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. of the United States District Court for the