Transportation Law Blog:Brokers lose preemption battle (for now) in the war of broker liability.
On June 27th, the United States Supreme Court did not grant certiorari in Miller v. CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc., allowing causes of action against brokers to continue.
Employment & Labor Law Blog:If You Want to Arbitrate, You Had Better Act Like It
Parties opposing motions to compel arbitration by arguing waiver no longer need to show prejudice, U.S. Supreme Court holds.
Firm News:Nicholas Ruble to Moderate KCMBA Employment & Labor Law Developments Program
On June 27, Baker Sterchi attorney Nicholas Ruble will moderate the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Lunch & Learn Series program "Labor Law Developments: Vaccine Mandates, and Accommodations."
Missouri Law Blog:Timely Motion for Change of Judge Strips a Judge's Authority to Rule on Subsequent Motions
The Missouri Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a Circuit Court judge's failure to disqualify himself and grant a motion for a change of judge, exceeding his authority. The court, in its holding, affirmed "the right to disqualify a judge is a keystone of our judicial system, and Missouri courts follow a liberal rule construing it."
Firm News:Paul Venker Comments on Freedom Suits Memorial Unveiling in Downtown St. Louis
On June 20, a ceremony was held on the eastern plaza of the Civil Courts Building in downtown St. Louis to unveil the Freedom Suits Memorial.
Firm News:Meghan Kane Elected to Serve on IDC Board of Directors
Baker Sterchi Member Meghan Kane was elected to serve on the Illinois Defense Counsel (IDC) Board of Directors.
Firm News:Baker Sterchi Attorneys Contribute to ALFA Product Liability & Complex Torts Compendium and Quick Reference Guide
Kara Stubbs and Kehl Friesen, both Members in the firm's Kansas City office, contributed to the Missouri portion of the ALFA International Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group's 2022 Compendium.
Firm News:David Eisenberg Quoted in St. Louis Record Regarding Dismissal Under Missouri Rule 84.04
Baker Sterchi Member David Eisenberg is quoted in a recent St. Louis Record article titled "Supreme Court upholds dismissal of faulty brief under ‘demanding' procedural rule 84.04," concerning the Missouri Supreme Court's recent refusal to rehear a case it dismissed three months ago.
Firm News:Scott Kreamer Appointed to Executive Committee of Lawyers for Civil Justice
Baker Sterchi Managing Member Scott Kreamer has been appointed to the Executive Committee of Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ), a coalition of defense bar organizations, law firms and corporations committed to reform in the civil justice system.
Firm News:Baker Sterchi Sponsors Judicial Reception in Chicago
Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice was a proud sponsor of the Judicial Reception held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in Chicago on June 2.