Anheuser-Busch Discrimination Case Bucks Legal Trend

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

On June 14, 2011 the Missouri Court of Appeals handed former Anheuser-Busch executive Francine Katz a victory in her discrimination claim against the former brewery.  At the center of the dispute was the brewery’s attempt to enforce a mandatory arbitration clause in her employment contract.  The Missouri Court of Appeals rejected the brewery’s arguments and reasoned that, since the brewery had been bought by a new entity, her former contract was no longer valid.  Although the case turned on the interpretation of...

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Kansas City and State of Missouri Blamed for Injuring Motorists

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in Personal Injury | Comments Off

Kansas City and State of Missouri Blamed for Injuring Motorists

Did you know that you can sue a State or local agency for the negligent or careless design of their roadways?  Well, it’s true.  Recent cases in Jackson County and Howell County Circuit Court demonstrate the liability of the Missouri Department of Transportation and the City of Kansas City in two separate incidents. In the Howell County case, the parents of three children won a verdict of $1.75 million against the Missouri Highway Department of Transportation for their negligence in failing to warn motorists...

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Arrested for Drug Posession? What To Do If You Find Yourself Arrested

Posted by on Jun 1, 2011 in Criminal Defense | Comments Off

Arrested for Drug Posession? What To Do If You Find Yourself Arrested

If you find yourself arrested for drug possession, there are some important steps you should follow to help with the legal process which could help reduce penalties that follow an arrest. Police Searches You should be familiar with what the police are permitted to do during and after an arrest.  Many drug charges result from traffic stops, but the police often take their authority to the extreme and many times conduct illegal searches. Police are allowed to search your vehicle if you were in it when they stopped...

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