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Missouri Supreme Court to consider the Department of Conservation’s authority to regulate the captive deer industry.

October 19, 2017

On October 10, 2017, the Court of Appeals, Eastern District transferred Hill v. Missouri Department of Conservation, ED105042, to the Missouri Supreme Court.   The case involves a challenge to regulations the Department enacted to manage the threat of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a fatal, easily transmittable disease affecting deer and other animals in the   …read more

Missouri Supreme Court reverses a jury verdict in a consumer class action case challenging a “luxury” vehicle representation.

October 19, 2017

In Hurst v. Nissan North America, Inc., SC95707 (Mo. Oct. 5, 2017), a  plaintiff class sued Nissan, alleging that it made numerous misrepresentations about its Infinity FX vehicles in violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA).  Plaintiffs argued that Nissan affirmatively misrepresented that the vehicles were “premium” or “luxury” cars because the dashboards were   …read more

Missouri Supreme Court clarifies rules for post-judgment interest in tort and nontort cases: Dennis v. Riezman Berger, P.C., SC96038 (Mo. Sept. 26, 2017)

October 4, 2017

Thomas Dennis and Sonya Cherry (“the plaintiffs”) sued Mercy Hospital Jefferson and its collection law firm. The plaintiffs alleged, among other claims, that the hospital improperly and fraudulently attempted to collect post-judgment interest on judgments the hospital secured against each of the plaintiffs for breach of contract.  The underlying breach-of-contract judgments did not expressly award   …read more