Legislation currently making its way through the Missouri Capitol would make sweeping changes to the Merchandising Practices Act, which has kicked off a firestorm of debate in recent weeks. Its critics say if the bill becomes law it would deny justice to victims of unscrupulous businesses. The bill’s proponents say it simply makes long-needed changes in the law to protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits.
Legislation currently making its way through the Missouri Capitol would make sweeping changes to the Merchandising Practices Act, which has kicked off a firestorm of debate in recent weeks. Its critics say if the bill becomes law it would deny justice to victims of unscrupulous businesses. The bill’s proponents say it simply makes long-needed changes in the law to protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits.
Legislation currently making its way through the Missouri Capitol would make sweeping changes to the Merchandising Practices Act, which has kicked off a firestorm of debate in recent weeks. Its critics say if the bill becomes law it would deny justice to victims of unscrupulous businesses. The bill’s proponents say it simply makes long-needed changes in the law to protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits.

Would Missouri bill gut consumer protections or end frivolous lawsuits?

February 10, 2017 2:31 PM