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Senate Unwinds CFPB Arbitration Rule
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

It ended before it ever began. As reported in a prior post, in July of 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) enacted a new rule


How Many is Too Many? Limiting Cumulative Expert Witness Testimony
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • November 3 2017

In Shallow v. Follwell, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri reversed and remanded a jury’s verdict for defendant Dr


Class Action Slack-Fill Litigation in Missouri: How to Keep a Case in Federal Court
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

Candy manufacturers nationwide are increasingly finding themselves in Missouri state court, facing class action allegations that their use of


Western District Court of Appeals Expounds on Attorney Duty of “Reasonable Investigation” of Juror Litigation History
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

Attorneys typically rejoice when courts provide further definition of previously established rules, standards, and legal terms; and that is exactly


Missouri Supreme Court May Be Signaling a Change in Analysis of Misjoinder of Claims in Multi-Plaintiff Product Liability Cases
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

On October 13, 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a preliminary writ of prohibition directed to Circuit Judge Rex Burlison of the Circuit Court


Eighth Circuit Upholds Denial of Benefits Under ERISA-governed Insurance Policy
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Donaldson v. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburg, recently upheld the denial of benefits under an


Whistles Here, Whistles There, Whistles Everywhere - 8th Circuit Allows Airline Whistleblower to Proceed with State Law Wrongful Discharge Claim
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 3 2017

In Watson v. Air Methods Corp., No. 15-1900 (8th Cir. en banc, Aug. 31, 2017), the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed its own precedent and held


Swift Litigation Ensues Following Equifax Data Hack
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

Almost immediately upon announcement of the Equifax data breach, the plaintiff’s bar speedily initiated class litigation on behalf of consumers for


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