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Woman settles for $225,000 after slip in store’s snowy parking lot
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2020-05-11
A woman who broke her ankle in the parking lot of a large department store reached a $225,000 settlement, according to her attorney. Brad Cundiff of Coyne, Cundiff & Hillemann said the slip occurred two weeks after the St. Charles area received almost 6 inches of snow in February 2013. The store had hired a…
Uninsured plaintiff recovers $50,000 from defendant driver
Posted by: David Baugher on 2020-05-07
A man injured in a rear-end collision won a $50,000 award from a St. Louis jury. “The defendant just didn’t see the car directly in front of him and smacked into him,” said plaintiff’s attorney Tarun Rana. Rana’s client, Deyon Smith, sued Marque Watson for the accident that left Smith with head, neck and back…
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Couple settles suit against sports bar in son’s death
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2020-05-06
The owner of a St. Charles County sports bar reached a confidential settlement with the parents of a 23-year-old man who died in a one-car crash moments after leaving the bar. Gary and Julie Mills sued Premier Entertainment Saint Peters LLC in 2018 in regard to the October 2017 death of their son, Cooper. Both…
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Defendant gets modest liability for head-on crash
Posted by: David Baugher on 2020-05-05
A car accident on a rural road resulted in a $10,000 judgment against a driver who claims he was blinded by oncoming headlights. “I told the jury at the outset of the trial that we’re not really here to talk too much about liability,” said James Godfrey Jr. of Evans & Dixon, who defended Triston…
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University of Missouri cleared of retaliating against fired supervisor
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2020-04-30
A St. Louis judge ruled that a former University of Missouri extension office supervisor failed to prove workers’ compensation retaliation when she was terminated shortly after a work-related accident. Judge Joan L. Moriarty found that officials at the University of Missouri already had decided to terminate plaintiff Melinda Sue Wille three days before she was…
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Man settles for $220,000 after being rear-ended by medical van
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2020-04-29
A 73-year-old Poplar Bluff man injured in a 2016 motor-vehicle collision settled a lawsuit against the responsible driver and her employer for $220,000. According to a Poplar Bluff Police Department accident report, Rueben Dennis Faughn was driving his 2009 Buick Lucerne on northbound Business 67 Highway near its intersection with Cherry Street when he was…
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Court finds USIC not on hook for JJ’s settlements
Posted by: Jessica Shumaker on 2020-04-28
A federal judge has thrown out claims that an underground-facility locating and marking company was responsible for tens of millions of dollars of settlements paid by Missouri Gas Energy following the JJ’s Restaurant explosion in 2013. On March 20, U.S. District Judge Fernando J. Gaitan Jr. granted USIC Locating Services LLC’s motion for summary judgment…
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Jury rejects claim after slip-and-fall in Arnold lot
Posted by: Lawrence Davidson on 2020-04-24
In the US, slip and fall accidents lawsuits are becoming more and more common  nowadays, but a jury deliberated 19 minutes before rejecting a woman’s $840,000 claim against the city of Arnold after she fell in a city parking lot. The unanimous verdict came Jan. 16 after a two-day trial. Cynthia Rudder claimed she slipped…
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Jurors reject developer’s claim for flooded apartments
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2020-04-23
A St. Louis jury deliberated for less than an hour before siding with two contractors sued by a nationally prominent developer of student housing regarding water damage to an apartment complex next to Saint Louis University. Education Realty Trust sued general contractor Bokal Commercial Construction and subcontractor Excel Plumbing Inc., alleging that a failed pipe…
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Driver struck by passing tractor-trailer wins $120,000 settlement
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2020-04-22
A Chillicothe woman reached a $120,000 settlement with the driver and the owner of a tractor-trailer truck that crashed into her and caused severe injuries, according to her attorney. Patricia Llanos of Brown & Crouppen’s St. Louis office said that on June 8, 2017, the woman was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 36 near Route…
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