Baker Sterchi Member John Mahon’s article titled “New Law Brings Necessary Clarity to Punitive Damages in Missouri” was published in the February/March 2021 edition of St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine Magazine, the publication of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society. The article provides insight into the 2020 Senate Bill 591, which includes significant changes to the framework for punitive damages in tort actions, including medical malpractice cases.
Mahon is a trial lawyer located in the St. Louis office of Baker Sterchi. He assists health care clients in defending medical negligence litigation as well as product liability and other lawsuits. Clients range from hospitals, emergency departments, ambulatory surgery centers and urgent cares, to EMS, long-term care and home health. He is a frequent lecturer to health care providers on legal issues.
Read the article (starting on page 20) here.
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