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In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in [...]
Do Missouri residents need tort reform again? Under Missouri law, a "tort" is not a rich, multi-layer cake. It is a type of civil case that includes most personal injury claims. In 2015, Governor Jay Nixon [...]
The state of Missouri's minimum wage rate increased January 1, 2017, from $7.65 per hour to $7.70 per hour. The minimum wage rate had remained at $7.65 per hour for 2015 and 2016. On a [...]
When traveling in icy conditions, especially with young children, it is important that you are prepared for safety. Here are six steps you should take before traveling in icy conditions: 1. Make sure that car [...]
New Year 2017 is just a few hours away, and New Year’s Eve is known for being one of the most dangerous times of the year, especially for accidents involving drunk drivers. According to the [...]
Benjamin Franklin was quoted as saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition, defines this quote as meaning that "a little precaution [...]
Merry Christmas! We hope you and your loved ones enjoyed a great Christmas holiday. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote the Poem Christmas Bells during the American Civil War on Christmas Day, 1863. Some of the words [...]