Williams Venker & Sanders

Tips for Maintaining a Positive and Productive Attorney-Client Relationship

Retaining legal counsel can be overwhelming for many clients. The attorney-client relationship frequently begins at a difficult time in a client’s life. As lawyers, we are charged with not only helping clients work through…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

Missouri Western District Court of Appeals Reminds Us to Pay No Attention to the Headings for the Revised Statutes

The Missouri Western District Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court’s issuance of summary judgment and, in the process, reminded practitioners that the bold faced headings in the Revised Statutes are not part of the…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential

The Potentially Dangerous Intersection of Healthcare and Social Media

Lately, there have been numerous reports in the media raising patient privacy concerns due to healthcare providers’ use of social media in the workplace. A few examples include..…more
| Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Health, Personal Injury, Privacy

Application of Illinois Dead-Man’s Act Results in Summary Judgment for Defendant

Andice Peacock v. Kathleen Waldeck, Deceased, 2016 IL App (2d) 151043 (August 8, 2016). The Second District Appellate Court affirmed a trial court’s award of summary judgment in favor of a deceased defendant’s special…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Supreme Court of Missouri Holds Veto Session Was Too Late for Senate to Take Action

This case involves an issue of first impression. The disagreement centered around the legislative intent of Article III, Section 32 of the Missouri Constitution: that is, whether all vetoed bills may be reconsidered during a…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

The Practical Legal Implications of Pokémon Go

On July 6, 2016, Nintendo released Pokémon Go in the United States. Pokémon Go is a downloadable application for your smartphone that provides for an “augmented reality experience.” In the game, computer-generated virtual…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Can Using Social Media Lead to a Lawsuit?

In an era where technology is not only constantly evolving, but prevalent in nearly every aspect of our lives, it is only fitting to discuss the legal implications of social media. This includes everything from defamation and…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Illinois Appellate Court Determines Medical Expense “Write-offs” Do Not Qualify for Set-off

Harold Miller v. Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, et al., 2016 IL App (4th) 150728. Adding to the ever-changing debate regarding how medical expenses “written off” by health care providers are treated by Illinois courts,…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Professional Malpractice

Supreme Court of Missouri Holds No Right to an Immediate Appeal from an Interlocutory Order Overruling a Motion to Intervene as a Matter of Right

State ex rel. Koster v. ConocoPhillips Company, 2016 WL 3554339 (Mo.banc June 28, 2016), abrogating Eckhoff v. Eckhoff, 242 S.W.3d 466 (Mo.App. W.D. 2008), Coon ex rel. Coon v. American Compressed Steel, 133 S.W.3d 75 (Mo.App…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Energy & Utilities

Supreme Court of Missouri Holds Patient’s Family Could Not Sue Physician for Wrongful Death, but Patient’s Personal Representative Could Have Brought Action for Medical Negligence

The Supreme Court of Missouri, en banc, vacated a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a physician and remanded the case, because the allegations in the petition stated a cause of action for medical negligence…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Professional Malpractice

Avoiding Procrastination and Increasing Productivity in the Digital Age

For most lawyers, the day starts and ends either at your desk or on your phone. As a result, the amount of information we encounter on a daily basis can drain focus and in turn, decrease our efficiency. I want to share with…more
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Should You Appeal?

The trial is over. Things did not go as had been hoped, and an adverse judgment has been entered. An appeal is a given, right? Not necessarily. Although in most civil cases, there is an automatic right to an appeal from an…more
| Civil Procedure

Supreme Court of Missouri Reverses Trial Court Order Setting Aside Default Judgment Against Insurance Company

Bate v. Greenwich Insurance Company 464 S.W.3d 515 (Mo.banc June 16, 2015) The Supreme Court of Missouri, en banc, reversed a trial court order setting aside a default judgment against an insurer, based on improper…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Insurance

Supreme Court of Missouri Upholds Health Care Affidavit Statute for Medical Malpractice Claims

Lang v. Goldsworthy, 2015 WL 5936587 (Mo.banc. October 13, 2015) The Supreme Court of Missouri, en banc, affirmed a trial court’s decision to dismiss a wrongful death action premised on medical malpractice because the…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District Upholds Missouri Statute Requiring Plaintiff to Submit a Health Care Affidavit of Merit in Support of a Medical Malpractice Action

Austin v. Schiro, Slip Opinion, WD78085 (Mo.App. W.D. May 26, 2015) - The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, affirmed a trial court decision dismissing a plaintiff’s medical negligence action, without prejudice,…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice
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