Venue

Missouri Supreme Court holds that improper venue and joinder are not grounds for reversal without a showing of specific events or actions that constitute prejudice.

September 21, 2017

The Missouri Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Barron, et al., and Schmidt v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc., SC96151, on September 12, 2017.  The case involved an appeal of a jury verdict in which the defendant claimed improper venue and joinder of claims. Maddison Schmidt, an out-of-state plaintiff, alleged that a drug manufactured by Abbott   …read more