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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Sentencing; violent felony definition   07-1788 United States of America, Appellee, v. Mark B. Davidson, Appellant Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri Submitted: Dec. 12, 2007 Filed: Dec. 30, 2008 Before: Judges Riley, Colloton and ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Western District: Workers’ compensation

Expert testimony; requirement   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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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: Criminal law

Evidence; hearsay ED90801 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. Scott Mclaughlin, Appellant Appeal From: Lincoln County Circuit Court, Judge David H. Ash Handdown Date: 12/30/2008 Opinion Author: Judge Patricia L. Cohen Opinion Vote: Judges Odenwald and Norton concur   Introduction Scott ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District

Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District Criminal law Evidence; hearsay ED90801 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. Scott Mclaughlin, Appellant Appeal From: Lincoln County Circuit Court, Judge David H. Ash Handdown Date: 12/30/2008 Opinion Author: Judge Patricia L. Cohen Opinion Vote: ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District Workers’ compensation Expert testimony; requirement 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 ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District

Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District Insurance Policy exclusion; duty to defend SD29068 Haulers Insurance Co. Inc., Plaintiff-Respondent, v. Phillip Pounds, a/k/a Philip Pounds, Defendant-Appellant, Larry Sadler, Estate of Philip Austin Pounds, a/k/a Philip Pounds, Rodney Smith, and estate of ...

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Workers’ Compensation: Bankrupt Employer – Notice Of Claim – Hearing Loss

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 ...

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Probate

Sexually Violent Predator Civil Commitment Instructions Where a man committed to confinement as a sexually violent predator argued that jurors should have been given a definition of “clear and convincing” evidence to determine whether the state carried its burden of ...

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Civil Practice

Jurisdiction Voluntary Dismissal Affirmative Relief Where a plaintiff voluntarily dismissed its civil suit arising from a construction contract and later filed a motion to enforce a settlement agreement, the issues presented in the motion to enforce the settlement agreement were ...

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Appellate Practice

Arbitration Award Appeals Statute Where car buyers appealed a trial court’s interlocutory judgment compelling arbitration of their claims against a car dealer, a judgment compelling arbitration is not appealable under Section 435.440, so the appeal must be dismissed. Appeal is ...

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