Tag: Missouri Supreme Court

Judge Powell speaks of service while addressing Missouri Bar

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “I’m adjusting as best as I can,” the Honorable W. Brent Powell said with a laugh while speaking at the Missouri Bar’s Fall Committee meetings. “One of the more difficult parts of the job is that I don’t get to make decisions by myself anymore,” Powell […]

This Week in Missouri Supreme Court: Week of October 30, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court issued hand downs for six cases and disciplined five attorneys. In Sun Aviation Inc. v. L-3 Communications Avionics Systems Inc., Sun Aviation sued L-3 Communication under the Merchandising Practices chapter of Missouri Revised Statutes and for fraudulent concealment. Sun was contracted to […]

Grain Belt Express files for appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

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JEFFERSON CITY – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to take up its case. The company on Monday filed their application for transfer of the appeal with the Eastern District Court of Appeals, following the Missouri Public Service Commission’s rejection of a request for […]

Missouri Supreme Court rules against public defender protest

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Wednesday afternoon that public defenders will need to have the approval of a circuit court judge to turn down a case assigned to them. The decision follows a coordinated attempt by Leslie Hazel, the public defender for the 35th Judicial Circuit, […]

This Week in the Missouri Supreme Court: Week of October 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – The Missouri Supreme Court issued hand downs for four cases and seven attorney discipline cases. In Robert Hurst v. Nissan North America Inc., Nissan’s Infinity FX35 and FX45 had defective dashboards; they were affected by heat and humidity and would “bubble.” Nissan received complaints from its […]

Missouri Supreme Court denies transfer of right-to-work cases

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Opponents of right-to-work picked up another win on Thursday as the Missouri Supreme Court denied the transfer of two pending cases seeking to block a referendum and proposed ballot initiative from landing on the November 2018 ballot. The Supreme Court denied the requests to take up […]

Federalist Society holds first meeting in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Last week, the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy studies met in Jefferson City for their inaugural meeting, with 75 people attending, including Secretary of State John R. Ashcroft and Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court Zel Fischer, as well as staff representing the […]

This Week in the Missouri Supreme Court: Week of September 25, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court issued hand down opinions on Tuesday regarding one case and two attorney discipline cases. In Thomas Dennis and Sonya Cherry v. Riezman Berger PC and Mercy Hospital Jefferson, Dennis and Cherry had accrued $850 and over $23,000 in unpaid medical bills respectively. […]

This Week in the Missouri Supreme Court: Week of September 11

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court issued hand down opinions on Tuesday regarding five cases. In Linda Mantia v. Missouri Department of Transportation and Treasurer of Missouri as Custodian of the Second Injury Fund, Mantia attempted to seek worker’s compensation for mental injuries and disability that she suffered […]