Employers will want to think twice about retaliating against workers who pursue their rights under Missouri Worker’s Compensation laws. The Missouri Supreme Court recently handed down a decision [...]
Personal injury settlements in Illinois are now required by law to be paid right away. A new statute passed by the Illinois Legislature that took effect January 1st, 2014, requires a settling [...]
The phrase “tort reform” has become a popular buzz phrase in this Country. Fueled by the powerful insurance lobbies and sensationalized reporting of random large verdicts, public sentiment is [...]
U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Decide: Can Shipowner Sue an Injured Seaman to be Paid Back Maintenance and Cure Benefits?
When a barge worker, deckhand, pilot or other seaman falls sick or becomes wounded “while in service to his ship,” that injured employee is automatically entitled to receive maintenance and cure [...]
Uninsured motorists in Missouri will no longer be able to recover compensation for pain and suffering from another driver at fault in causing the accident, so long as that at-fault driver has [...]