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Sex Harassment Workplace

Supervisor’s Sex Harassment of Women Workers Costs Missouri Employer

An employer’s reckless response to the sexual harassment complaints of two women who claimed their supervisor’s conduct created a hostile work environment merited a Jasper County jury’s actual damages, punitive damages, attorney’s fees and costs award against the owner.

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.

Case law in Missouri

Lawsuit Claiming “Kickbacks” Breached Fiduciary Duty Transferred to Missouri Supreme Court

A suit filed by St. Louis-based Emerson Electric against Marsh & McLennan Companies alleging the insurance brokerage made recommendations based on “kickbacks” and retained the interest earned on invested premium payments has been transferred Missouri Supreme Court.