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Installer not company’s agent

A Boone County jury rejected the injury claim of a couple badly hurt in a 2005 highway crash between a motorcycle and pickup truck towing a trailer. The jury also rejected the plaintiffs’ argument that the driver of the pickup ...

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Mortgage firm wins jury defense verdict

Clarion Mortgage Capital received a defense verdict in a mortgage fraud case brought against the company by a Kansas City woman. The case is fifth in a series of nine similar claims recently brought against the company. Margaret Stanley applied ...

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Real estate contract found unenforceable

A judge in Texas County refused to enforce a real estate sales contract based on claims that the elderly seller was unduly influenced to sell a 1,200-acre farm below market value. Glendora Martin, a disabled and widowed 81-year-old woman who ...

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Defendant wins case over collision in lot

A jury sided with the defendant driver in a trial over a January 2003 parking lot collision at a Columbia Schnucks grocery store. Ken Derendinger sued retiree Eleanor Owen Teague in Boone County Circuit Court, claiming she drove the wrong ...

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Plaintiff wins dispute over finder’s fee deal

A Springfield attorney who represented himself at trial received a $50,000 verdict after a business contact failed to deliver on a promised finder’s fee. Joseph Sheppard III made an oral agreement with Ron Layher that he would receive 1 percent ...

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Jury hits university with $150,000 verdict for injury

A St. Louis man who tumbled from a golf cart at a Maryville University alumni event won a $150,000 jury verdict against the university. The man, Leonard DeMoor, settled with the institution for $145,000 two weeks after trial, said Morry ...

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Judge awards damages in golf club beating

A St. Louis County judge awarded $121,000 in damages to a man who was beaten outside a Ferguson bar in 2008. The award for Jason Kellenberger includes $25,000 in punitive damages for an incident where a bar patron hit Kellenberger ...

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Jury sides with student in premises liability case

A jury in Cooper County awarded $287,921 to a student who fell and injured her knee in a community college classroom. Stephanie Finnell, 43, was a part-time student taking a night class at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. The ...

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Judge awards bankrupt riverboat casino $42M

A federal judge awarded the bankrupt President Casinos Inc. more than $42 million for breach of contract and tort claims the company filed against Columbia Sussex Corp., which backed out of a deal to buy the aging riverboat casino for ...

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Woman awarded $100K for house fire

A woman who sued her plumber after her house caught fire amid a bathroom construction project won $100,000 after a bench trial in St. Louis. Addie Carter sued Timothy Booker along with Edgar Austin, through his company Austin Plumbing, in ...

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