An insurer that learned of toxic mold in a tornado-damaged home but did not disclose the danger to the homeowners or construction workers has won dismissal of personal injury claims in two cases in the Missouri Court of Appeals’ Southern ...Read More »
A trustee stated a claim for breach of fiduciary duty against an attorney designated as a “trust protector,” according to the Missouri Court of Appeals, which reversed a judgment in the attorney’s favor. The function and duties of a trust ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court this week tightened the concept of jurisdiction by rejecting the term “jurisdictional competence,” which has recently appeared in appellate court dicta. In an opinion aspiring to “clarify the meaning of the magical word ‘jurisdiction,'” Judge Michael ...
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Blind Missourians won a partial victory in the Court of Appeals this week when the court held that state agencies miscalculated increases to the state’s blind pension fund for more than a decade. The case was one of 11 handed ...Read More »
A worker can prove the nature and extent of a disability without expert testimony if the injury is a simple one, the Missouri Court of Appeals has held. The Eastern District, in Bock v. City of Columbia, reversed the award ...Read More »