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Recent Decisions From the Supreme Court of Missouri

State ex rel. Johnson & Johnson v. Honorable Rex M. Burlison  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Numbers: SC96704, SC96710

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court made permanent preliminary writs of prohibition preventing the circuit court from taking any further action other than to sever Michael Blaes’ claims from the separate claims made by multiple plaintiffs...

Doe v. Parson  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: SC96751

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the circuit court dismissing Mary Doe’s second amended petition seeking to enjoin the enforcement of a portion of the Missouri Informed Consent Law, Mo. Rev. Stat. 188.027 - whi...

State ex rel. Henderson v. Honorable Jodie Asel  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: SC96865

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court made permanent the preliminary writ of mandamus directing Respondent, the Honorable Jodie Asel, to enter a judgment in Jennifer Henderson’s case against the Business Loop Community Improvement District,...

State ex rel. Hillman v. Honorable John D. Beger  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: SC97171

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held in these two cases that a probationer may not be discharged from probation as a result of Earned Compliance Credits (ECCs) accrued under Mo. Rev. Stat. 217.703 unless she has paid the full amount o...

Unifund CCR Partners, Assignee of Citibank (South Dakota) N.A. v. Abright  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: SC97321

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court overruling Unifund CCR Partners Assignee of Citibank (South Dakota) N.A.’s motion for revival of judgment on grounds it was filed out of time, holding that the...

State ex rel. HeplerBroom, LLC v. Honorable Joan L. Moriarty  
Date: January 29, 2019
Docket Number: SC97200

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court made permanent a preliminary writ of prohibition to prevent the circuit court from taking any further action other than ordering Plaintiffs’ legal malpractice action to be transferred from St. Louis Cit...

Williams v. Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities  
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC96547

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the circuit court’s judgment in favor of Emilee Williams in this medical malpractice action brought against Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities and Dr. Elene Pilap...

Myron Green Corp. v. Director of Revenue  
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC96903

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the administrative hearing commission finding Myron Green Corporation liable for sales tax on food sold to employees of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in the bank’s on-...

Kader v. Board of Regents of Harris-Stowe State University  
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC97069

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court finding the board of regents of Harris-Stowe State University liable on Dr. Shereen Kader’s claims of national origin discrimination and retaliation under the...

State ex rel. Mario Richardson v. Honorable Brian H. May  
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC97179

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court quashed a preliminary writ of prohibition and denied Petitioner’s petition for a writ of prohibition seeking to prohibit the Honorable Brian May from proceeding with any action other than vacating an or...

In Re: R. Scott Gardner, Respondent.
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC97207
Archdekin v. Archdekin  
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: SC96640

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed in part and affirmed in part the final judgment of the trial court dissolving Husband’s marriage to Wife, holding that the trial court’s retroactive award of maintenance was erroneous but the j...

State v. Hughes  
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: SC96867

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the circuit court’s decision overruling Defendant’s motion suppress evidence found during a warrantless search and seizure of a bag that the police seized from the back seat of the vehicle in w...

Soars v. Easter Seals Midwest  
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: SC97018

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the circuit court denying Appellants’ motion to compel arbitration pursuant to Mo. Rev. Stat. 435.440.1, holding that the circuit court erred in refusing to compel arbitration on t...

Crescent Plumbing Supply Company v. Director of Revenue  
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: SC97091

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Administrative Hearing Commission finding Appellant’s claim for refund of sales tax untimely under Mo. Rev. Stat. 144.190.2, holding that the refund claim was untimely becau...

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