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Reasons You Should Hire A Real Estate Lawyer

August 17, 2018

When Should You Hire A Real Estate Lawyer? Many people may only think you need a real estate lawyer for complex, drawn-out property disputes. However, that isn’t exactly the case. Having a second set of eyes on any given real-estate-related matters is always a good thing. Real estate lawyers have highly trained and educated eyes […]


What Are The Types of Criminal Law?

July 31, 2018

By The Elements: Defining Criminal Law Criminal Law, as opposed to Civil Law, is a system of law focusing on punishing those who commit criminal acts. In most cases, legislative statutes establish criminal acts and their punishments.  However, Criminal Law varies based on jurisdiction. Generally, there are four main aspects, or elements, of common law-based […]


What is a Probate Lawyer?

July 2, 2018

Wills, Trusts, & Estates: The Purpose of a Probate Lawyer The word “probate” derives its meaning from the Latin  probare, meaning “to test, prove, or examine.”  In law, a probate lawyer assists in the judicial process of examining and settling a deceased person’s estate. A probate court determines the validity of a deceased person’s will. Proving […]


Everything Needed to Know About Missouri Speeding Tickets

May 22, 2018

Speeding tickets in Missouri We all have those days – You’re late to work, practice, or caught in a hurry to let the dog out. These situations force us to press on the gas a little too much and unfortunately, we often pay the price in the form of a speeding citation. Speeding tickets are […]


What is Family Law?

April 24, 2018

Simply put, Family Law is a legal category that involves any crucial family matter such as divorce, adoption, custody rights, child support, and much more. Resolving these matters can be extremely daunting. These issues require exhaustive efforts, both personally and financially. Suddarth and Koor, LLC is dedicated to helping its clients settle all legal matters […]


How to File For Divorce in Missouri

January 26, 2018

How to Get a Divorce in Missouri Divorce is never easy. It takes an emotional toll on everyone affected by the marriage. We always hope to see marriages end happily ever after, but that is not always the case. Sometimes the best solution for the parties involved is to get a divorce. To get a […]


Missouri Judge Upholds $110 Million Verdict in Personal Injury Case

December 7, 2017

Missouri Judge Upholds $100 Million Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit A Missouri judge has upheld a $110 million personal injury award to a Virginia woman, who claimed the use of Johnson and Johnson’s talcum powder products gave her ovarian cancer. Earlier this year, other personal injury awards against Johnson & Johnson were […]


Personal Injury Law Firm Sues Competitor Over Billboard

November 28, 2017

Personal Injury Law Firm Sues Competing Law Firm A personal injury law firm in Massachusetts, Ellis Law Offices, is suing another personal injury law firm. They claim that The Law office of Joseph J. Cariglia copied their billboard in an attempt to siphon potential clients. In an eight page complaint, Robert Riordan Jr. of Ellis […]


The 17 Best Divorce Blogs

November 21, 2017

An overview of our best divorce blogs list: Divorce and Your Money Divorced Girl Smiling Divorced Guy Grinning Moving Past Divorce Guyvorce Think Financially Wealthy, Single, Mommy Since My Divorce First Wives World See our complete list below. How blogs can help you during or after a divorce Divorce is a challenging time in a […]


Record Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Case Reversed

October 30, 2017

Judges in Two Separate Cases Rule in Favor of Johnson & Johnson Large financial judgments awarded to plaintiffs, against Johnson & Johnson, were overturned in two separate cases. The plaintiffs believed that the company’s Shower to Shower powder and Baby Powder products caused them ovarian cancer. In one case, a California woman, Eva Echeverria, was […]


Talk-Radio Host Sued for Discussing Employee’s Personal Information On Air

October 16, 2017

Talk-Radio Fixture, Frank O. Pinion, Sued For Discussing Employee’s Personal Information On The Air St. Louis local talk-radio host, Frank O.Pinion, recently went a little too far on the air. A man, going by John Doe, filed a lawsuit again Pinion, whose real name is John Craddock. The lawsuit alleges that Craddock broadcasted live on […]


7 Famous Criminal Law Cases in U.S. History

October 12, 2017

What is Criminal Law? Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime and includes conduct perceived as harmful, threatening, or otherwise endangering to the healthy, safety, property, and welfare of people. Criminal law includes the punishment of people who violate laws of criminal statues. Over the years, there have been many criminal […]


Royal Caribbean Sued For Travel During Hurricane Harvey

October 6, 2017

Royal Caribbean Sued By Passengers Who Traveled During Hurricane Harvey Royal Caribbean allegedly pressured passengers booked on a cruise, to travel into Houston, even though Hurricane Harvey was about to strike the area. Passengers claimed they were told to travel to Houston, or risk losing the ability to get a refund on their tickets. The […]


Family Sues New Jersey Six Flags

September 20, 2017

New Jersey Family Sues Six Flags Great Adventure In 2015, Rachel Alesiani rode El Diablo, a 7-story tall loop roller coaster at the park located in Jackson, New Jersey, The ride is a vertical thrill ride and swings back and forth like a pendulum. At the top of the ride, it stops at the peak […]


SLU Responds to Student Lawsuit with Lawsuit

September 13, 2017

St. Louis University Responds to Lawsuit From Surgical Resident With Their Own Lawsuit In Late August, a surgical resident filed a civil lawsuit against St. Louis University. The student, Mandy Rice, filed the claim against St. Louis University; Carl Freeman, the chief of the trauma service; Catherine Wittgen, the director of  the university’s surgery residency program. Rice […]