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Verdicts & Settlements

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Sep 21, 2023

Jury rejects claim for unpaid sales commissions

A Livingston County jury has rejected a plaintiff’s efforts to collect thousands of dollars of what he claimed were improperly withheld sales commissions from the Chillicothe company where he worked for a quarter-century before being fired on the cusp of his 60th birthday.

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Sep 20, 2023

Settlement ends beneficiary battle for family

Three family members of a St. Louis man whose 2021 death sparked a legal fight over the proceeds of a $3.2M personal injury settlement with the city settled their lawsuit against a fourth beneficiary for more than $1.2M.

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Sep 18, 2023

RE/MAX settles in house-sale fees class suit

A second defendant in a pending antitrust class-action lawsuit against the real estate industry has settled for $55 million.

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Sep 11, 2023

Jury finds for man injured by exploding battery

A St. Charles County jury awarded more than $2.35 million to a man who was severely injured when the battery in his vaping device exploded.

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Sep 11, 2023

$745 million awarded for fatal crash involving Whip-It! abuse

A St. Louis County jury awarded $745 million to the parents of a woman who was killed by a driver who had passed out after abusing nitrous oxide.

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Sep 1, 2023

Welder reaches settlement after fall from platform

A welder who fell from an elevated platform while working at a manufacturing facility in St. Louis County reached an $850,000 settlement, according to his attorneys.

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Aug 31, 2023

Woman injured in highway crash settles pre-suit

A woman injured in a highway-speed collision in southwestern Missouri reached a $2 million settlement, according to her attorney.

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Aug 31, 2023

Man injured during Kansas appliance delivery reaches settlement

A Kansas City contractor injured in a 2020 motor vehicle collision in Eudora, Kansas while helping deliver appliances settled a claim against the company he was working with and its driver for $1 million, according to his attorneys.

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Aug 30, 2023

Massive settlement reached for infant in boat crash

A 9-month-old boy who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a boating accident in Missouri reached settlement totaling $23.71 million, according to a lawyer for the family.

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Aug 30, 2023

Series of default judgments add up to many plaintiffs’ wins

In the wake of her mother’s murder, Amya Maddock stood little chance of any recompense from the man who killed her.

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Aug 28, 2023

Jury sides with non-profit on former VP’s age claim

A Jackson County jury rejected a non-profit organization official’s claim that she faced age discrimination and retaliation when she was terminated.

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Aug 24, 2023

Settlement for injured man comes shortly after suit’s filing

A 56-year-old man injured in a two-car collision in Laclede County five years ago settled a personal injury suit against the other driver for more than $800,000, less than three weeks after filing the complaint.

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