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Posted by: maxschlatter on 2004-11-08
Verdicts & Settlements In-Depth By Anne C. Vitale A 67-year-old woman who flipped over the handlebars when her bicycle crashed has won a $150,000 verdict in a federal court products liability case. Delores Lyoch said she bought the bicycle at a Sports Authority store in south St. Louis County because a newspaper ad promised…
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Heat Death In Group Home Leads To $500K Settlement
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2004-09-13
Relatives of a woman who died of heat exposure in a group home have settled their Jackson County case for $500,000. A malfunctioning boiler at Benton House in Kansas City caused temperatures to spike to over 120 degrees in October 2003, leading to the death of 49-year-old resident Augustine Montgomery. Liability seemed clear to the…
Category(s): News Story
‘Daily Record’ Now Features Jackson County Verdicts
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2004-08-05
The Daily Record has introduced a new feature in today’s paper called Verdicts & Settlements Report.This feature will appear every Thursday in the newspaper and will highlight recent verdicts and settlements awarded in cases in Jackson County. “Attorneys have said they would like to read more about local verdicts and settlements in our newspaper and…
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Largest Verdicts Of 2003
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2004-01-19
Awards At Lowest Level Since 1997…
Category(s): News Story
Coffey2
Posted by: maxschlatter on 2003-09-01
News Story By Kenneth C. JonesA 39-year-old woman who claimed a dietary supplement caused her to suffer cardiac arrest has settled her St. Louis County case against the manufacturer for a confidential amount. Beverly Stumpe said the combination of ephedra and caffeine in Metabolife 356, which she had been taking for two weeks in…
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Woman Had Heart Attack After Taking Ephedra – Metabolife Settled On Second Day Of Trial
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2003-09-01
A 39-year-old woman who claimed a dietary supplement caused her to suffer cardiac arrest has settled her St. Louis County case against the manufacturer for a confidential amount. Beverly Stumpe said the combination of ephedra and caffeine in Metabolife 356, which she had been taking for two weeks in order to lose weight, led to…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
Woman Had Heart Attack After Taking Ephedra
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2003-09-01
A 39-year-old woman who claimed a dietary supplement caused her to suffer cardiac arrest has settled her St. Louis County case against the manufacturer for a confidential amount. Beverly Stumpe said the combination of ephedra and caffeine in Metabolife 356, which she had been taking for two weeks in order to lose weight, led to…
Category(s): News Story
10 Years Ago In Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2003-08-11
Carrier Can’t Block ‘Sweetheart’ Deal An insurance company that offered to defend under a reservation of rights could not stop its policyholder from entering a “sweetheart settlement” under which the claimant agreed to seek satisfaction only from the insurance policy, according to the Eastern District of the Court of Appeals. When the insurance company disputes…
Category(s): Special Feature
Lawyers Frustrated When Clients Nix Good Settlements
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2003-03-31
Handling a client who refuses a reasonable offer to settle can be the most frustrating part of plaintiffs’ practice, experts say, and the refusal often ends up hurting the attorney in the wallet. Several attorneys told Lawyers Weekly that a $3,400 premises liability verdict reported in the March 17 issue — a case in which…
Category(s): News Story
Two Views On ‘Tort Reform’
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2003-02-17
Sen. Delbert Scott, R-28th District, sponsor of the “tort reform” bill in the Missouri Senate, wrote an article in the Jan. 29 Cedar County Republican concerning his legislation. The paper printed a response by Stockton attorney Michael Holznecht in its Feb. 5 issue. We thought readers would be interested in both pieces, which are published…
Category(s): News Story

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