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Category Archives: Missouri Personal Injury Law

Missouri dram shop law

Intoxication does not need to be observed for dram shop liability

No one at a bar needs to actually observe a patron’s intoxication in order for the bar to be held liable under Missouri’s dram shop law for the deaths of two people killed by a drunken driver, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District has ruled.

Work Comp Claim

Worker Falls from Scaffold, Work Comp Claim Increased

A Missouri worker who fell from a scaffold was entitled to a 15 percent increase of his work comp award because his employer failed to follow the Scaffolding Act. However, the penalty did not apply to a Second Injury Fund award.