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UMKC professor settles with University of Missouri for $360,000
Posted by: Jessica Shumaker on 2019-08-29
The University of Missouri has agreed to pay $360,000 to settle two lawsuits brought by a University of Missouri-Kansas City professor who alleged that he was retaliated against for reporting the abusive behavior of his colleague, Ashim Mitra. According to the settlement agreement, which was obtained by a public-records request, the Board of Curators of…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
Jury awards $18.25M to girl who visited ER repeatedly before E. coli found
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2019-08-28
A St. Louis jury awarded more than $18.25 million to a young girl who suffered permanent injuries after she was repeatedly brought to the emergency room but wasn’t admitted. Shortly after the May 22 verdict, the parties reached a confidential settlement that resolved the case. According to the plaintiffs’ attorneys at The Simon Law Firm,…
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Ray, Pettis counties settle suit with couple for $25,000
Posted by: Jessica Shumaker on 2019-08-27
A Kansas City couple who previously sued Clay County’s collector of revenue after they were blocked from participating in the county tax sale has reached a $25,000 settlement with two other counties they also alleged blocked them from participating. Dawn and Joel Yoest have reached a settlement with Ray and Pettis counties for $25,000, according…
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Unrepresented nursing home found liable for woman’s death in $4.26M judgment
Posted by: Jessica Shumaker on 2019-08-26
A Jackson County circuit judge awarded a Kansas City man more than $4.25 million in damages in his suit against a Raytown nursing home for the death of his wife, although the defendant lacks insurance to pay the award. Judge Sandra C. Midkiff awarded $709,000 in actual damages and more than $3.5 million in punitive…
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Rams settle for up to $25M in class-action lawsuit
Posted by: Nicholas Phillips on 2019-08-23
The corporate structure related to the former St. Louis Rams has agreed to pay up to $25 million to plaintiffs alleging that the NFL team was dishonest about its 2016 departure for Los Angeles and thereby caused the plaintiffs to overpay for tickets and merchandise. St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy J. Boyer on Aug. 19…
Illinois woman injured by truck settles federal suit for $550,000
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2019-08-22
An Illinois woman who was struck from behind by a truck during her morning commute in East St. Louis settled a federal suit against the other driver and his employer for $550,000. Wendy Zeller, 45, was driving her 2008 Hyundai Tiburon on westbound Interstate 64 when she was struck from behind by a Kenworth semi-truck…
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Commercial driver suffered seizure before fatal crash, resulting in $5.9M settlement
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2019-08-20
A company whose driver had a seizure and killed the occupant of a vehicle stopped at a red light paid a settlement of nearly $5.9 million, according to the plaintiffs’ attorneys. Johnny M. Simon of The Simon Law Firm said the plaintiffs were able to show the defendant driver had a history of seizures, and…
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Woman hurt in crash settles for $125K with two insurers
Posted by: Scott Lauck on 2019-08-19
A woman injured in a collision in downtown Kansas City received $125,000 in payments from two insurers, according to her attorney. Laurie L. Del Percio of The Horn Law Firm said Diedre Twenter was a passenger in her husband’s 2004 Chrysler Grand Voyager. On the evening of July 6, 2018, the Twenter vehicle was traveling…
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Joplin firm wins settlement in fatal Arkansas collision
Posted by: Alan Scher Zagier on 2019-08-08
A Joplin law firm representing the estate of an Arkansas man killed in a head-on collision reached a $1 million settlement with an Illinois trucking company and the driver of the tractor-trailer truck that swerved to avoid an ATV that had fallen off another rig’s trailer. Richard McGonigal, 62, of the southwest Missouri town of…
Category(s): Verdicts & Settlements
Defendant avoids most damage claims at trial
Posted by: David Baugher on 2019-08-07
A woman injured in a car accident won a modest award from jurors in Greene County who found the defendant 100 percent responsible but elected not to award punitive damages. “The jury came back with $10,000, which is what she owed in medical,” said defense attorney David A. Nester of Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs….
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