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Suits by injured patients not cause of insurance rate hikes
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-09-05
There has been lots of talk recently about the issue of medical malpractice verdicts and settlements, in which a jury or judge provides compensation to victims injured by a negligent doctor, abusive nursing home, insurance company that refuses to pay for treatment, or a drug the pharmaceutical industry knew was dangerous. Insurance and health care…
Category(s): Columns
Former agents awarded $20M in case against State Farm
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-08-15
Five former State Farm insurance agents who claimed that they were terminated after publicly speaking out about the company’s management practices have won $20 million in their Jackson County breach of contract and tortious interference with business relations case against State Farm. The verdict is reported to be the county’s second-largest this year. “These were…
Category(s): News Story
Couple wins $30K in breach of warranty case against Isuzu
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-08-08
Experts predict more claims under Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act…
Category(s): News Story
Summary jury trials slowly catching on as form of ADR
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-04-27
The young woman had gone to a dermatologist for a chemical peel to improve the appearance of her facial skin. But the peel was mixed incorrectly and severely burned her entire face. She sued the dermatologist, the pharmacist who prescribed the chemical peel and the manufacturer of the chemicals. With multiple defendants and millions of…
Category(s): Local,News
Out Of The Courtroom
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-03-28
Last year, Kentucky-based trial consultant Mark Modlin worked on 237 cases; only six went to trial. The rest were settled through mediation. “I go to every mediation in every case I have. And much like you would develop strategies at trial, I develop strategies for negotiating at mediation,” he explained. Trial consultants have long been…
Category(s): News Story
Med-Mal payouts fall as premiums rise
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-02-21
A report issued by the Missouri Department of Insurance shows the growth of premiums charged by insurance companies against health care providers far exceeded the amount of claims paid out in 2003. The Missouri Medical Malpractice Report, produced in October and released last week by the department, is based on data provided by insurers and…
Category(s): Local,News
#1 Settlement: RR Crossing Case Settled For $13M
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-01-17
Often, big settlements are born out of tragic events. This year’s top settlement of $13 million is no exception. The case, Beyersdorfer et al. v. I&M Rail Link, involved a railroad crossing accident that left a 5-year-old girl dead and her mother partially paralyzed. The woman and her husband filed a negligence and wrongful death…
Category(s): Special Feature
Western Part Of Missouri Dominates Top Verdicts 2004
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-01-17
The western part of Missouri scored almost a clean sweep in 2004 when it comes to ranking the largest verdicts in the state. Of the 10 top awards, nine were registered in Jackson, Jasper and Clay counties. What’s more, the largest defense verdict and the largest settlement of 2004 came from Jackson County. Coincidence or…
Category(s): News Story
2004 Lawyers Of The Year (129998)
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2005-01-10
Age: 47 Education: Graceland College, B.A., 1979; University of Michigan, J.D., 1982 Experience: Associate, Stinson, Mag & Fizzell, 1982 – 1985; partner, Humphrey Farrington & McClain, 1985 – present Popcorn Cases Grab Headlines Ken McClain made national headlines in 2004 when he scored a $20 million verdict for a worker in a Jasper County popcorn…
Category(s): Special Feature
Attorney Immortalized In Fiction
Posted by: MO Lawyers Media Staff on 2004-12-27
St. Louis personal injury attorney Burt Newman will make his debut as a fictional character in Conviction, the latest book from international bestselling author Richard North Patterson. Newman, a seasoned litigator and staunch gun control advocate, won the chance to be immortalized in print at the Black List Ball auction held in Washington, D.C., in…
Category(s): News,Local

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