CASE LAW & LEGAL NEWS

What is business interruption insurance coverage? With the entire country under lock down and businesses forced to shut down, many are wondering what is business interruption insurance coverage?  Business interruption insurance coverage is optional insurance a business purchases that covers it in the event of certain...

While we do not handle employment related matters, we wanted to provide some general information since people have been calling about employee's right during COVID-19.  Missouri is an at-will employment state, which means an employee can quit anytime and an employer can fire an employee...

We hope you and your family are staying safe.  So far, we are all healthy and working remotely, with Tarun going into the office occasionally to check mail.  So everyone stays safe, we have been holding client meetings via video conferencing and phone and signing...

Many of you probably already heard some auto insurers are offering car insurance rebates due to COVID-19 since stay-at-home orders have greatly reduced vehicle use and, by extension, crashes on the road.  The St. Louis Post Dispatch compiled a good list of the companies participating...

The Missouri Supreme Court issued an order suspending all in-person hearings in appellate and circuit courts WITH THE EXCEPTION OF critical matters* as a result of COVID-19.  The suspension is in effect from at least March 17 through April 3 and possibly longer. COVID-19 is hitting...


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Implications of Recreational & Medicinal Marijuana Illinois recently legalized cannabis sales for recreational use and Missouri voters approved medicinal marijuana.  What are the legal implications as it relates to the areas of law I practice?  For starters, it is still illegal to drive while impaired.  In...

The Missouri Supreme Court affirmed the decision of a lower court and declared the Missouri Voter ID law (Section 115.427) unconstitutional in the case Priorities USA, et al v. State of Missouri, et al. The issue in this case was whether the Missouri Voter ID law,...

Waiver/Assumption of Risk With the weather turning colder, many families and organizations turn to indoor recreational activities, such as climbing gyms, bounce places and trampoline parks, or individuals start going to workout facilities, such as gyms or fitness centers, to meet their New Year's resolutions.  While...

What to Do if Insurance Does Not Pay Insurance coverage exists for all sorts of things and, as consumers, we purchase this insurance for protection.  But what do you do when the insurance company fails to honor their coverage agreement?  I recently read about a case...