The Missouri Supreme Court has reversed a $2.5 million verdict for a former Harris-Stowe State University professor who accused the university of national-origin discrimination and retaliation.
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A Sugar Creek couple has agreed to settle their medical-malpractice suit against The Children’s Mercy Hospital, bringing to a close an unusually contentious case marked by discovery disputes, atypical hostility between counsel and ultimately an attempt to remove the judge.
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The future of a massive lawsuit alleging that federal policy changes caused recurrent flooding along the Missouri River is murky after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review similar litigation which followed Hurricane Katrina.Read More »
In a Jan. 4 order, U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough approved class certification for seven parolees in their suit against officials from the Missouri Department of Corrections, Division of Probation and Parole and the parole board.Read More »
The mere appearance of a conflict of interest was not enough to disqualify members of the Missouri Clean Water Commission from issuing a permit for a large-scale pig farm in Grundy County, an appeals court ruled Jan. 2.Read More »
A $3.7 million judgment for a former employee of pest-control company Orkin, reduced from a $10.1 million jury verdict from 2016, will stand following a Dec. 26 ruling from the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. A three-judge panel unanimously ...Read More »
A Missouri appeals court has reversed a Sedalia man’s convictions for second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action after ruling that a judge erroneously refused to remove the sister of an assistant prosecutor from the jury in the man’s case.
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