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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Corporate

Income tax; refund action   08-1638 General Mills Inc. & Subsidiaries, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. U.S., Defendant-Appellant Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Submitted: Nov. 14, 2008 Filed: Jan. 26, 2009 Before: Judges Wollman, Beam and Benton Opinion ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District: Probate

Fiduciary duty; summary judgment   SD28613 Robert R, McLean Irrevocable Trust U/A/D, March 31, 1999, by Linda McLean, Trustee, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Patrick Davis, P.C., et al., Defendants-Respondents Appeal From: Butler County Circuit Court, Judge Mark L. Richardson Handdown Date: 1/26/2009 ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: Real property

Special assessments; equitable relief   ED90864 Lake Wauwanoka Inc., Respondent, v. John Anton, et al., Appellants Appeal From: Jefferson County Circuit Court, Judge Mark T. Stoll Handdown Date: 1/27/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Kenneth M. Romines Opinion Vote: Judges Baker and ...

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Supreme Court of Missouri: Criminal Law

Sentencing; prior offender  SC89501 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. Michael Teer, Appellant Appeal From: St. Charles County Circuit Court, Judge William T. Lohmar Handdown Date: 1/27/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Richard B. Teitelman Opinion Vote: Judges Stith and Wolff concur; ...

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Supreme Court of Missouri: Attorneys

Discipline; suspension  SC89623 In Re: Brian Zink, Respondent Disciplinary proceeding Handdown Date: 1/27/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Zel Fischer Opinion Vote: Court en banc concurs  The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (“OCDC”), the disciplinary hearing panel, Brian E. Zink, and ...

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Negligence: Wrongful Death – Forum Non Conveniens – Timing

Where a Buchanan County trial court dismissed plaintiffs’ claims in a wrongful death action three days before trial based on forum non conveniens because the accident occurred in Kansas and the witnesses and parties live in Kansas, the dismissal is ...

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Insurance: Failure To Settle – Bad Faith – Adjuster As Defendant

(1)Where a plaintiff who was denied coverage for an auto accident brought an action for bad faith failure to settle against an insurance claims adjuster, the adjuster was working solely as an agent of her employer and cannot be held ...

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Corporate: Articles Of Incorporation – Membership – Standing

Where the Missouri Baptist Convention sued the Windermere Baptist Conference Center, a public benefit corporation, in a dispute over the transfer of a conference and recreational facility, the trial court did not err in finding that the convention was not ...

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Civil Practice: Foreign Judgment – Jurisdiction – Full Faith And Credit

Where a trial court denied appellant’s petition for registration of a foreign judgment, the denial is reversed and remanded because the Texas judgment was fully and fairly litigated and so was entitled to full faith and credit. Judgment is reversed ...

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Workers’ Compensation: Denial Of Benefits – Compensable Injury – Credibility

Where a worker’s compensation claimant appealed the denial of benefits, the unexplained absence of any reference to a fall at work in her treating doctor’s notes raised a legitimate issue of credibility, and the denial is affirmed because the claimant ...

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Unemployment Compensation: Denial Of Benefits – Misconduct – Evidence

Where an employer presented witness testimony that a former employee seeking unemployment compensation was fired after he turned away business, disobeyed supervisors and performed unsafe work, the evidence showed that claimant’s conduct was willful, so the determination that he was ...

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