St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

How you can protect intellectual property in an electronic world

More and more companies are using digital technology, user interfaces, computer code and many other technologies to improve daily operations and customer service. But, is your business protected in today’s digital world? You need to be careful with protecting your company’s ideas and investments or risk losing them to copycats. That’s where intellectual property comes … Read more

Apr 26 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Intellectual Property Litigation

What is the Uniform Commercial Code?

Commercial litigation is a very important aspect of the legal world. It allows people to file lawsuits for various commercial issues that could affect their lives. Commercial law governs the distribution and sale of various goods. It also governs the financing of specific transactions. Commercial law is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), which … Read more

Apr 25 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Business And Commercial Litigation

Subcontractor Awarded Pre-judgment Interest

The Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed an award of pre-judgment interest to a successful subcontractor at the statutory rate of 9% in G & G Mechanical vs Jeff City Industry, on March 20,2018. #ConstructionLaw.

Apr 25 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Protect yourself by researching prospective contractors

The outdoor deck where you’ve hosted plenty of lively and fun-filled family and neighbor gatherings is in need of major repairs. Portions of the wood have broken or rotted. It needs painting, and water has leaked from it into your kitchen located just beneath it. It’s time to find the right contractor, someone or some … Read more

Apr 23 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog

Discussing some of the common construction industry disputes

The construction industry is an important one when it comes to the economy of Illinois and the country as a whole. The more construction that occurs, the better the economy. Construction can include new homes, new businesses, new stores, new restaurants or remodels of all the above. Today, we will discuss the common causes of … Read more

Apr 4 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

Steps to take if injured in a car accident

Getting into a car accident is scary, especially if you’ve never been in one before. It can be downright overwhelming if you have suffered an injury. You’ve likely talked about this situation in the past but never thought you’d be in it — ever. Now, you’ve suffered an injury in an Illinois car accident and … Read more

Mar 29 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Can I sue if my cosmetic product injures me?

The beauty industry in the United States is big business. According to a video produced by Money magazine and reported on by various media outlets, the average woman, whether in St. Louis or elsewhere, will spend an estimated $15,000 on beauty products over the course of her life. Lipstick and mascara are among the most … Read more

Mar 27 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Early season motorcyclists must prepare

In some parts of Illinois and the St. Louis metro-area, motorcyclists are already out on the road, enjoying the freedom, the wind in their hair, the camaraderie with fellow riders and the chance to travel on familiar or unexplored paths. Each spring, rising temperatures bring about such a rite of passage. Yes, ’tis the season … Read more

Mar 26 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog