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NEGLIGENCE Part 1: The Elements and Establishing a Duty

January 11th, 2016 3:09 pm

By: Benjamin A. McBride and Heather Rooney McBride   The State of Missouri is not unique in its theories of recovery if damages have been sustained as a result of the negligence of another. To do so, however, a claimant must be able to prove his or her case according to the precedent established by […]

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Why Do People Hope to Avoid Probate?

January 11th, 2016 3:03 pm

By: Brittany E. O’Brien and Heather Rooney McBride When a person dies, the first question one should ask, when determining how to divide the decedent’s estate, is whether there is a will. If there is a will, that will should state who the executor is and how the decedent wanted his or her estate to […]

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Workplace Bullying: Is it a Problem in Your Office?

January 11th, 2016 3:00 pm

By: Nicole D. Lindsey and Heather Rooney McBride   Over the past few years, the topic of bullying in schools has received much national and local media attention. Many states have taken steps to enact laws to address the problem, with stiff penalties for those who engage in such tactics; but what about office or […]

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