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Workers’ Compensation: Occupational Disease – Notice – Statutory Amendment

Where a worker was denied compensation for an occupational disease because he failed to give timely notice, the commission incorrectly interpreted the new statutory notice requirement as triggered by the diagnosis of the underlying medical condition because the diagnosis must ...

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Negligence: Comparative Fault Instruction – ‘Careful Lookout’ – Motorcycle Accident

Where a plaintiff who was injured while riding his motorcycle showed that he had no obligation to take evasive action and even exercising the highest degree of caution could not have seen the defendant’s  car begin to move, the evidence ...

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Civil Practice: Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Tort Claim – Work Comp Remedy

Where a plaintiff was injured when making a delivery to the defendant retail store and the defendant filed a motion to dismiss claiming that the plaintiff was a statutory employee with an exclusive remedy in workers’ compensation law, the trial ...

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Civil Practice: Default Judgment – Service Of Process – Insurance Company Defendant

Where a default judgment was entered against an insurance company defendant less than 45 days following service of process on the director of insurance, the default judgment was void under Section 375.271. Judgment is reversed and remanded. Reeves v. Allstate ...

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Criminal Law: Robbery – Accomplice Liability – Sufficiency Of Evidence

Where defendant was convicted of robbery and armed criminal action charges when he and an accomplice took a wallet and a purse from the victims, sufficient evidence supported a conviction for second-degree robbery based on a showing that the defendant ...

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Contracts: Construction Contract – Breach Of Contract – Statute Of Limitations

Where in a dispute over a construction contract the developer claimed the escrow agent breached an express trust and breached an obligation to pay vendors, subcontractors and suppliers by failing to ensure that payments were properly disbursed, the causes of ...

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