Attorney General Eric Schmitt, now the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, has said he is committed to clearing the backlog.
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"Overly long statutes of limitation can actually frustrate the desires of both parties to see justice done."
"Missouri has one of the longest statute of limitations of any state, sitting at a five-year time in which to file a personal injury claim."
"One of the contributing factors to Missouri’s troubling legal environment is the absurd amount of time plaintiffs have to file a personal injury claim."
Chief Justice Paul Wilson delivered his State of the Judiciary address with a tone that was aspirational and bipartisan.
"We do not want safety fears ever to interfere with a judge’s ability to carry out their constitutional obligations."
"It is time to update our laws that are over 80 years old to match our current situation."
"If Missouri hopes to capitalize on its economic advantages, it needs to reform its statutes of limitations policies."
"I wish to make clear that this office maintains a zero-tolerance policy for the unauthorized taking and using of the personal information of any person."