Entries by kchackes

Missouri Supreme Court Allows Trial in Sex Abuse Case

The Missouri Supreme Court today upheld a favorable ruling in a sex abuse case, which will allow the case to go to trial.  Our client, known as John Doe MH, sued the Marianist Order for sexual abuse that occurred at St Mary’s High School in the 1980s.  The abuser was Brother William Mueller, who was […]

Federal Court Approves Settlement Improving Mental Health Services for Deaf

A federal judge in Missouri today gave final approval to a settlement in a class action lawsuit brought by Chackes, Carlson & Halquist, LLP, that promises to significantly improve the mental health services that the State of Missouri provides to deaf Missourians. The 35-page settlement results from the lawsuit filed in April of 2010 by […]