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Mother receives settlement from school after son’s suicide

The mother of a 17-year-old high school junior who committed suicide has settled a wrongful death suit alleging that a St. Louis County school district failed to properly respond when the boy told a school counselor of his intent. The ...

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Developer wins verdict from Ameren

A Franklin County jury has awarded nearly $650,000 in damages to an eastern Missouri development company over a high-speed Ameren UE electrical transmission line that idled almost three acres of a 16-acre tract the developer hoped to place into commercial ...

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Doctor wins $425K from retirement advisers

An arbitration panel has awarded nearly $425,000 to a Clay County doctor who alleged that the Wells Fargo brokerage improperly allowed his ex-wife to tap into his retirement account during their marriage. Dr. Mark Schroeder of Liberty, an internal medicine ...

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Nurse’s aide wins $350K settlement for crash injuries

A Johnson County, Kansas, lawsuit filed by a 44-year-old woman injured in a December 2014 car accident has been settled through mediation for $350,000. Aszila Tamiet was driving a 2008 Lexus RX350 SUV on southbound Nall Avenue in Overland Park ...

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Dog-walker wins settlement after being hit by driver

A St. Charles County woman who broke her leg when she was hit by a car while walking her dog in the street on a summer evening settled a negligence claim with the driver’s insurer for $100,000. Ashley J. Horton, ...

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Helicopter crew receives $3.3M settlement for injuries

A Pettis County lawsuit filed by a University of Missouri Health Care nurse and a paramedic, who both suffered spinal injuries after an emergency helicopter landing, settled for $3.3 million, according to the attorneys representing the women. Flight nurse Hester ...

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Fall at home caused by car crash injuries, attorney argued

An 83-year-old man injured in an August 2015 motor vehicle collision in Independence and a fall at his home six days later has settled claims with the other driver and his own insurer for a total of $139,000.

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Airport shuttle passenger wins settlement after crash

A 66-year-old California man who was thrown from his seat on a Kansas City International Airport passenger shuttle after it collided with a smaller vehicle has settled a claim with the other driver’s insurer for $100,000. James Rossillon of San ...

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St. Louis man settles with insurance over car crash

A 58-year-old St. Louis man who suffered a torn rotator cuff after being struck from behind in a 2013 Manchester traffic accident has received more than $400,000 in a pair of insurance settlements. Kenneth Adams, who was 56 at the ...

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Hotel guest settles after icy fall

A 52-year-old Blue Springs man who slipped and fell on a patch of black ice outside a Springfield motel has settled a premises liability claim against the owner for $250,000. Fiorentino David Leone injured his right side and shoulder, hip ...

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Kansas driver settles with teen

A 37-year-old Kansas woman injured in a 2015 rollover accident with a 17-year-old driver has settled a claim with the teen’s insurer for $100,000. The injuries to Jennifer Alcorn of Parker, Kansas included skull and vertebrae fractures and scalp lacerations, ...

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