(1)Where three doctors and a vocational expert testified credibly that a worker was permanently and totally disabled and the administrative law judge explicitly considered all contrary opinions, sufficient evidence supported the finding of PTD. (2)Where an employer in a workers’ ...Read More »
Where grandparents sought custody of two children claiming both parents were unfit, the trial court erred in excluding on the basis of privilege testimony from a social worker who counseled the children because the privilege is inapplicable when child abuse ...Read More »
Paternity; extrinsic fraud Â WD69198 Natalie Walker, Respondent, v. Michael Aaron Walker, Appellant Appeal From: Jackson County Circuit Court, Judge Marco Antonio Roldan Handdown Date: 1/13/2009 Opinion Author: Judge James M. Smart Jr. Opinion Vote: Judges Lisa White Hardwick and ...
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Bankrupt employer; notice of claim Â WD69299 Richard Jones, Appellant, v. GST Steel Co., Respondent Appeal From: The Labor And Industrial Relations Commission Handdown Date: 1/6/2009 Opinion Author: Judge James M. Smart Jr. Opinion Vote: Judges Hardwick and Welsh concur ...Read More »
Where a city and a landowner adjacent to a quarry challenged the authority of the quarry operator’s predecessor to transfer a special use permit, the plaintiffs’ petition was properly dismissed because their points on appeal challenged only two of the ...Read More »
Where a husband did not submit to paternity testing until after his divorce was final and paternity had already been adjudicated, the court properly dismissed the husband’s motion for a declaration of non-paternity because the husband did not invoke the ...Read More »
Expert testimony; requirement Â WD69674 Roger Bock, Appellant, v. City of Columbia, Respondent Appeal From: Labor and Industrial Relations Commission Handdown Date: 12/30/2008 Opinion Author: Judge Ronald R. Holliger Opinion Vote: Judges Hardwick and Welsh concur Roger Bock (Bock) appeals ...
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Even though an employee failed to file a notice of claim in his employer’s bankruptcy case for his potential workers’ compensation claim for hearing loss injuries, the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission erred in finding that his claim for benefits ...Read More »
(1) Where a defendant was convicted of four counts of third-degree domestic assault, resisting lawful detention and obstructing government operations, the defendant could be charged separately for causing the apprehension of physical harm and the resulting physical contact without violating ...Read More »