On February 28, 2017, Angela Higgins testified before the Missouri House Committee on Insurance Policy in support of House Bill 784, to repeal Missouri's equitable garnishment statute, Mo. Rev. Stat. 379.200. Angela worked with Representative Bruce DeGroot to draft the bill, which would modernize Missouri insurance practice by requiring judgment creditors to pursue an action at law, rather than this improper equitable procedure, to collect liability insurance policy proceeds in satisfaction of their judgments. On March 7, the bill was passed out of committee, and is expected to proceed to a vote after further routine committee actions. Read more about the need for HB 784 here, here, here, and here.
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