Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Missouri Law Upheld; Mesothelioma Workers' Comp Case Proceeds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In light of a Missouri Supreme Court decision finding a law providing increased compensation for mesothelioma workers' compensation claimants constitutional, it is not necessary to stay a case involving a different take on the same law, a state appeals court held May 29 (Vincent Hegger v. Valley Farm Dairy Co., No. ED106278, Mo. App., Eastern Dist.).