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Missouri, Georgia Supreme Courts Rule On Challenges To Noneconomic Damages Caps
Posted on 24 Mar 2010 by Dana Reddington

(Mealey’s) The Missouri Supreme Court on March 23 held that caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases cannot be applied to cases filed before a law setting the limits took effect in 2005; the ruling came a day after the Georgia Supreme... Read More

When life hands you a gift, sometimes you have to hand it back. Quickly.
Posted on 18 Apr 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

St. Louis, Missouri, attorney Joel Eisenstein, age 70, violated several rules of professional conduct when he received and reviewed opposing counsel’s outline of questions to her client. Eisenstein’s client, a husband in a divorce case, had... Read More

Personal Injury Litigator Margie Searcy Alford On Jarrett v. Jones
Posted on 14 May 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues commentary, personal injury litigator and author Margie Searcy Alford reviews the Missouri Supreme Court decision in Jarrett v. Jones , 258 S.W.3d 442 (Mo. 2009) . The court held that a direct victim of an accident may recover... Read More

Court: New Evidence For Punitive Damages Was Not Precluded By Remand
Posted on 11 Sep 2013 by Michael Lefkowitz

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — (Mealey’s) Saying that a trial judge did not err by allowing new mitigating evidence to be presented to a jury considering the amount of punitive damages on remand, the Missouri Supreme Court on Sept. 10 affirmed a $1... Read More