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Parents of toddlers abused at Kansas daycare win $350,000 at trial

A jury awarded $350,000 to families of toddlers whom eyewitnesses said were abused at an Emporia State University-run daycare center. The unanimous verdict against the school and its daycare director came in less than three hours after a six-day trial ...

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Man run over in bar fight wins and loses in verdict

A man run over in a closing-time bar fight won a $5 million verdict, but he lost most of it because a Greene County jury found him at fault for his injuries. Both plaintiffs and defendant declared victories of a ...

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Man wins award in complaint against broker

A Springfield man won a $300,000 award from a federal arbitration panel on claims his broker ravaged his $1 million nest egg with high-risk investments. The award came after a five-day hearing before an arbitration panel that operates through the ...

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Plaintiff nets nothing after jury faults her for injuries

A woman who slipped on a church’s steps won a $10,000 verdict but took home no damages after the panel found her 90 percent at fault and insurance payments she had already received were deducted from the award. Kimberly Henderson, ...

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Jury rejects claim in teens’ 2011 highway car accident

St. Louis County jurors took only two hours to reject a request that they award $1.6 million to a teen who was severely injured in a 2011 car wreck. The verdict came after a three-day trial and following the kansas ...

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