With recent statutory changes, Missouri is taking meaningful steps to reform the state's punitive damages standards and consumer protection statute—two aspects of Missouri law that have made it one of the most plaintiff-friendly venues in the country....
John McLeod is a Member of the firm. He practices in the areas of premises and retail liability, product liability, transportation, and insurance defense. He regularly handles cases in both state and federal courts in Missouri and Southern Illinois, from initial investigation through trial. He routinely makes presentations to the insurance, risk management, and transportation industries on Missouri and Illinois law.
Secured a defense verdict in a slip and fall case in Jersey County, Ill. Plaintiff claimed to have slipped in a puddle on the floor. Testimony revealed he saw workers with a mop in hand and walked past a wet floor sign. King v. Tom’s Supermarket.
09.01.20 | Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to announce that Joseph Swift, Zachary Faires, John McLeod, Ashley Moya, and Kenneth Wilks have joined the firm in St. Louis. Swift, Faires, and McLeod join as Members, with Moya and Wilks joining as Associates. All five attorneys come to Baker Sterchi from the St. Louis office of Brown & James.
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