Negligence: What it is and How to Prove it

Most personal injury cases proceed on a theory of negligence. Even product liability cases, which have the additional option in most instances of proceeding on what is known as “strict liability”, may also proceed on negligence. Automobile cases, slip and falls, dog bites, and most other cases are ultimately submitted to juries based on whether the defendant was negligent in…

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Former Missouri Police Officer Criminally Charged for Sexual Abuse after Victim Comes Forward; Victim May Also Pursue a Civil Claim to Recover Money

The charges were filed against John Rollins, age 34, on July 26, 2018 by the prosecuting attorney in Moniteau County. According to the Complaint, Rollins abuse of the minor girl spanned “several years” from ages 5 to 13. The court records provide details surrounding the abuse, including allegations that Rollins performed oral sex on the…

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Remington Class Action Settlement Once Again in the News

Consumers with Remington bolt action trigger rifles may once again start sending their rifles to Remington Arms to be retrofitted with a new trigger. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit denied the appeal Wednesday filed by objectors in regards to the Remington Class Action Settlement. The Class Action was initially approved on February 14, 2017 by…

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Concert Injuries: Who is Responsible?

Concert injuries fall under the broad category of premises liability.  Who is liable may depend on a couple of factors. Namely, how the victim suffered their injury and who controlled the facilities or the activities that produced the injury.  Responsibility for injuries at a concert may extend to the owner of the facilities, concert promoters, and…

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