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As the Second Injury Fund debate in Missouri becomes more heated, one must consider the underlying issues challenging its existence. Whatever the outcome, injured workers being denied benefits ordered by judgment should not he held hostage to political...
Bans on court use of sharia/international law: Bills withdrawn in Minnesota and New Jersey, Kansas House attaches ban to unrelated bill
The last several weeks in the examination bans on court use of sharia/international law have seen something new: while such bans have been voted down in committee before for t he first time authors are starting to withdraw the bills outright. Minnesota’s SB 2281 was withdrawn the day it was...
Today we bring you a split decision tossing out a failure to warn claim because the doctor didn’t read the warnings at all, but allowing the plaintiff to continue on his design defect claim despite the doctor having done exactly...
Bans on court use of sharia/international law: South Dakota governor signs, dead in Florida, failing to advance in any other states
If February was the active month for legislative bans on court use of sharia/international law, March may turn out to be the quiet month. Yesterday (March 12) South Dakota’s governor signed into law HB 1253 which reads “No court, administrative agency, or other governmental agency may...
Every funeral home and cemetery feels the pain of this economy, but that pain runs deeper for Missouri and Illinois funeral directors. Per capita, Missouri funeral homes bore the greater brunt of the NPS collapse. In the same year NPS collapsed, the IFDA master trust was forced to divest its key...