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Author Archives: Geri Dreiling

Negligence: Wrongful Death- Third Party Duty- Power Plant Accident

Where the husband of a woman who died when she fell from a power plant platform while working for Union Electric brought a wrongful death action, corporate ties between Ameren Services Corporation and Union Electric did not protect Ameren from ...

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Domestic Relations: Parental Rights- Chemical Dependency- Marijuana

Where a father tested positive for marijuana on numerous occasions but did not meet the updated definition of cannabis abuse outlined in DSM-V, and he acted appropriately with his child, the interactions with the child were positive, the father and ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Timeliness- Abandonment Inquiry

Where a defendant timely filed a motion for post-conviction relief and then an assistant public defender entered her appearance and asked for an extension of time to file an amended motion that was never expressly ruled upon by the motion ...

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Contracts: Performance- Breach

Where a contractor agreed to provide a client management computer application to a firm in which the design phase would take 10 to 12 hours and then several months to implement the database, the contractor’s 10-month delay in providing the ...

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Arbitration: Waiver- Inconsistency

Even though a party to a contract with an arbitration clause acted inconsistently with the clause when it filed a lawsuit, the party was not prevented from then seeking to compel arbitration of the claims because only three months had ...

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