Missouri House Passes Change to Tort LawsuitsIt would limit plaintiffs' ability to combine lawsuits and require plaintiffs to individually establish a venue where a case is heard.
Mo. Senators Approve Stricter Proof in Discrimination LawsuitsMissouri state senators early Wednesday gave initial approval to a measure that opponents have criticized as making it more difficult to sue for discrimination in the state and voted down protections for LGBT people.
Tort Reform Group Says St. Louis Has Worst Judicial ClimateThe group listed Missouri venue laws and expert testimony standards as factors.
Missouri High Court Weighs Sex Abuse Suit Against Boy ScoutsThe 35-year-old man, who is referred to in case documents only as John Doe, alleges that his scoutmaster sexually abused and battered him starting when he was about 12 years old in 1992 and that it continued until 1997.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Spur Excitement, WorryPatients say they will drive long distances to buy their first legal weed.
Koster Denies Report of Pulling Punches from Litigants Who Make Campaign Donations"Some of the facts that were reported in the New York Times article were simply inaccurately reported," says Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster.
Mother, Wife of Man Killed by Ferguson Officer in 2011 File Lawsuits The mother and wife of a man killed by a Ferguson officer in 2011 have filed separate lawsuits with new allegations against a police department already under criticism for the death of Michael Brown.
Republican Candidates For Lt. Governor Address LawsuitsRecently Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, had to address lawsuits against themselves and their opponents.
Changes to State Business Discrimination LawThe bill would throw new hurdles in the path of those whose rights have been violated. '
Madigan Claims $1 Billion in Revenue in 2010Illinois AG raised nearly $1 billion in revenue.
MoDOT Wants Its Day in Court on Highway LawsuitsMissouri going to court over fatal crash lawsuits.
Ice storm tumbles ring phones of personal injury lawyers