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Insurance: Farm Owners Policy – Personal Liability Coverage – Business Pursuits Exclusion

Where plaintiff was injured by an explosion of a water pressure tank that was negligently welded by the insured, who was plaintiff’s supervisor, and the trial court found that a farmowners policy provided insured with personal liability coverage for the ...

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Employer – Employee: Employment-At-Will Doctrine – Public Policy Exception – Nurse

Where a nurse brought a wrongful discharge case after she claimed she was terminated for refusing to delete or change notes that she made regarding a patient’s care, the nurse’s allegations sufficiently invoked the public-policy exception to the employment-at-will doctrine, ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Witnesses

Where a criminal defendant did not show that the outcome of her trial would have been different if her trial counsel had called certain witnesses and also failed to show that counsel’s decision not to call a witness was not ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District: Driver’s license

DWI; test refusal SD28910 Sonja D. Williams, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Director of Revenue, Respondent Appeal From: Pulaski County Circuit Court, Judge Colin P. Long Handdown Date: 2/6/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Don E. Burrell Opinion Vote: Judges Lynch, Scott, Parrish, Barney, Rahmeyer ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District: Domestic relations

Rehabilitative maintenance; vague order SD28977 Timothy R. Isakson, Appellant, v. Tracie L. Isakson, Respondent Appeal From: Phelps County Circuit Court, Judge Tracy L. Storie Handdown Date: 2/6/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Daniel E. Scott Opinion Vote: Judges Barney and Bates, concur ...

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Insurance: Tort Claims – Mold Exposure – Duty To Warn

Where construction workers, who were exposed to mold during their remodeling of a tornado-damaged home, brought claims of fraudulent misrepresentations, negligence and civil conspiracy against an insurer and a firm that performed an environmental study on the home, the trial ...

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Domestic Relations: Rehabilitative Maintenance – Wife’s Education Expenses – Vague Order

Where a trial court in a dissolution entered an order for the physician husband to pay 100 percent of the wife’s education expenses for obtaining a bachelor’s and master’s degrees but there was no evidence presented of when the wife ...

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