2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXV - Civil Procedure and Limitations
Chapter 514 - Costs (Civil Cases)
Section 514.090 When one of several counts in a petition bad — costs, how awarded.
Effective 28 Aug 1939
514.090. When one of several counts in a petition bad — costs, how awarded. — Where there are several counts in any petition, and any one of them be adjudged insufficient, or a verdict, or any issue joined thereon, shall be found for the defendant, costs shall be awarded at the discretion of the court.
(RSMo 1939 § 1409)
Prior revisions: 1929 § 1245; 1919 § 1697; 1909 § 2266
(1987) For purposes of assessing costs, it is necessary that a plaintiff prevail on the issues which generated the costs, not on any particular claim. Cox v. Crider, 721 S.W.2d 220 (Mo.App.S.D.).