Siro Smith Dickson files lawsuit on behalf of Vernetta Kaye Lugrand

Elevance Health, the health insurance provider previously known as Anthem, and Elevance Health Companies Inc. were sued Monday in Kansas District Court. The lawsuit, for alleged employment discrimination on the basis of sex, age and race, was filed by Siro Smith Dickson on behalf of Vernetta Kaye Lugrand. Counsel have not yet

Athena Dickson Recognized With The Missouri Bar’s 2021 President Award

Missouri Bar 2020-21 President John Gunn recognized our very own Athena Dickson along with Whittney Dunn, Mischa Buford Epps, and Erica Mynarich with this year’s President’s Awards for their contributions to helping lawyers even better serve their clients. Given by the president of The Missouri Bar, the annual award recognizes lawyers’ meritorious

Product Liability Jury Verdict – 3M Combat Arms Ear Plugs

A jury returns a $6 million punitive verdict ($7.1 million overall) against 3M for defective Combat Arms Ear Plugs. Between 2003 and 2015, the dual-ended 3M Combat Arms Ear Plugs (version 2) were standard-issued equipment for service members. This included those who were deployed to combat zones, including Iraq and Afghanistan. The

The Center for Conflict Resolution Spotlights Rik Siro

We are excited to spotlight one of our volunteer board members Rik Siro! Rik is a trial lawyer with the law firm Of Siro Smith Dickson, PC, representing people in cases involving personal injury and employment discrimination. He also works as a mediator in those areas of practice. He is licensed to

Athena Dickson to Chair Missouri Bar Committee on Lawyers Living Well

Siro Smith Dickson is pleased to announce Partner Athena M. Dickson has been appointed to chair the new Lawyers Living Well special committee of The Missouri Bar. Lawyers Living Well will make recommendations to the Board of Governors based on focused work in three primary areas: Stigma — Identify attitudes, perceptions, or