In the News Today - March 17, 2017

December 31, 1969

Missouri Senate Passes Rules for Vetting Expert Witnesses: The Missouri Senate passed a bill this week by a 21-11 vote that would allow judges to decide whether experts’ testimony would be reliable based on “sufficient facts” and “reliable principles and methods,” as well as being “reliably applied” to the facts of the case. (St. Louis CBS)

GM Sues Four Asbestos Trusts: General Motors (GM) has filed lawsuits against four different asbestos trusts, arguing it should have been informed that a former employee’s widow has been receiving payments from the trusts since 2010. (Legal Newsline)