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Nov 3, 2023

Jury awards $40M to family of man killed in stop light crash

An eastern Jackson County jury awarded $40 million to the family of a man killed after an impaired driver slammed into him at a stop light.

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Oct 31, 2023

KC jury delivers massive blow to real estate industry

A federal jury in Kansas City has awarded nearly $1.79 billion in a class-action lawsuit against the real estate industry.

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Oct 31, 2023

Juries again find for KC Life policyholders

Two Kansas City-based juries sided with classes of life insurance policyholders who alleged that Kansas City Life Insurance had overcharged them.

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Oct 31, 2023

Family of victim shot at business receives $7M settlement

The survivors of a man shot and killed by an employee of a commercial business settled their wrongful death claims for a total of $7 million, according to their attorneys.

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Oct 30, 2023

Man injured on Illinois train wins sizable award

In a case handled by a St. Louis plaintiff’s firm, a northern Illinois railyard worker who lost a leg and suffered other serious injuries while trying to board a moving train won a $18.75 million jury award.

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Oct 27, 2023

Customers win judgments against Kansas car dealer

An arbitrator found a Kansas car dealership liable for more than $14.8 million in damages to customers whose information was misstated on their credit applications.

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Oct 26, 2023

Jury gives massive award to women assaulted at spa

A St. Charles County jury found a shuttered St. Peters massage spa and its owner liable for nearly $250 million in damages after a massage therapist was accused of sexually assaulting six women in a nine-month span at the business.

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Oct 24, 2023

Settlements aid woman who struck head in sideswipe collision

A woman who was injured when a passing vehicle crossed into her lane of travel and sideswiped her reached a $100,000 settlement through two insurers, according to her attorney.

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Oct 23, 2023

St. Louis jury finds for plaintiff against Monsanto

A St. Louis jury awarded $1.25 million to a man who alleged his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was caused by Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide.

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Oct 23, 2023

Patient’s excessive bleeding not blamed on defense

A Kansas City jury rendered a defense verdict on claims from a patient who suffered extensive bleeding during a gallbladder removal surgery.

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Oct 20, 2023

Doctors prevail after man loses toes post-surgery

Jurors found no negligence on the part of medical providers after a man lost his toes following an ankle surgery, allegedly from burns he suffered from an automotive heater while being driven home.

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Oct 20, 2023

Doctor not liable for baby’s death in utero

St. Louis County jurors determined that a woman’s miscarriage one day before the scheduled delivery date was not due to any negligence on the part of her physician.

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