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An Analysis of Contributory Negligence and Comparative Fault

The Missouri Supreme Court’s decision in Children’s Wish Foundation International, Inc. v. Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C., et al, 331 S.W. 3d 648 (Mo. 2011), resolved the issue of whether the comparative fault structure set forth in Gustafson v. Benda, 661 S.W.2d 11 (Mo. Banc 1983) applies to negligence cases that do not involve personal injury,…


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