BB&D Secures Dismissal of Lawsuit for Forum Non Conveniens

BB&D, on behalf of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., obtained dismissal of a lawsuit on forum non conveniens grounds.  Sixty plaintiffs filed suit against KCSM and its parent corporations in St. Louis County.  Plaintiffs’ claims were related to a bus accident in Mexico in 2015. The doctrine of forum non conveniens is […]

Can a Bank Hold Your Spouse Liable for Your Company’s Debts?

by Thom Avery and Amy Oslica A common scenario for Missouri business owners:  You approach the Bank for a loan on behalf of your business, and the Bank requires you to sign a personal guaranty on the debt.  But, the lender also requires that your spouse—who is in no way involved in the business—must sign […]

BB&D Welcomes Amy Oslica

Amy Oslica has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate in our litigation department.  Amy received her law degree from the University of Missouri, where she served as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Dispute Resolution and the Vice President of the Women’s Law Association. Prior to joining the firm, Amy served […]