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Car sharing is a new concept whereby a person can use their smartphone to rent someone else's car.  It is the same concept as renting someone's property on Airbnb.  The renter can use peer to peer car sharing for hours or days, depending on need. ...

This summer, two people tragically lost their lives at Paradise Cove and our thoughts and prayers are with their families.  As a result of these two deaths, the attorney general filed a lawsuit against Paradise Cove to shut it down while they deal with safety...

People wonder whether tort reform is good or bad?  Tort reform is something that has been happening in Missouri for some time now. It is the idea that there are "runaway juries" that are driving insurance rates up and doctors out of the state. Therefore,...

What is a trial lawyer?  According to Thomas Strong, lawyer and author of the book "Strong Advocate: the Life of a Trial Lawyer", trial lawyers are not money-grubbing filers of frivolous lawsuits that impede progress and business and hurt us all (as some would have you...

When the Missouri General Assembly enacted a law limiting a municipality’s operating revenue from court costs and fines to 20%, one of the unintended consequences was that municipalities had to seek other ways to generate revenue.  One example was the City of Pagedale, which issued...

Imagine you get into an Uber or Lyft, have what appears to be a pleasant conversation with your driver and get dropped off at your home.  Later, you find out that your entire interaction, from the moment you walked up to when you walked to...

Tomorrow, 7/11/18, is the last day to register to vote for the August primary.  This year, the August primary will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 and the general election is on November 6, 2018.  Are you registered to vote?  Follow the link below if...

Many people have been asking me what are the implications of workers' rights in light of Epic Systems v. Lewis.  The Supreme Court ruled in favor of upholding arbitration clauses in employment agreements.  Therefore, an employer is permitted to have a clause as a condition of employment...

  This year, the August primary will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 and the general election is on November 6, 2018.  Are you registered to vote?  Follow the link below if you are not because deadlines are fast approaching.  Unable to make it to...

While many people in Missouri vote in the November, few take the time to vote in other elections such as the August primaries which typically have more impact on the local level.  This year, the August primary will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018....