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Contracts: Breach of Contract-Batson-Challenge Prejudgment Interest

(1)Where appellant general contractor and respondent office building owner cross-appealed in a dispute arising from a construction contract, the appellant’s Batson challenge failed because it did not show that the respondent’s reason for a strike was pretext, and the judgment ...

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Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wins some claims but no money

Despite a finding of breach of contract, St. Louis County jurors rendered a mixed verdict and awarded zero dollars to the Metropolitan Sewer District in its battle with a contractor about a collapsed sewer line. Thomas J. Magee of HeplerBroom ...

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Jury finds festival investors breached contract, awards $7.06M

A Kansas jury has awarded two Lawrence, Kansas-based companies $7.06 million after finding two other companies liable for backing out of a deal to fund an Arkansas country music festival, leading to its cancellation in 2015. The jury returned the ...

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Late, unpaid bills prompt $18.3M judgment against bitcoin-mining company

A federal judge has entered an $18.3 million judgment against a Canadian company, which leased a North Kansas City warehouse for its bitcoin-mining operation, after the company allegedly paid some of its bills late and failed to pay others altogether. ...

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Contracts: Breach of Contract-Labor Agreement

Where the Department of Corrections challenged a judgment granting partial summary judgment to class plaintiffs, who were corrections officers, in a dispute regarding the officers’ breach-of-contract claims arising from the compensability of their pre- and post-shift tasks, the disputed tasks ...

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Contracts: Breach of Contract-Unjust Enrichment-Instructions

Where appellants challenged a jury verdict in favor of respondent trust on a petition for damages alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment and quantum meruit, the judgment is affirmed because the trial court did not err in giving verdict-directing instructions ...

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Bass Pro settles for $40M with timeshare company

Outdoor retailer Bass Pro settled a lawsuit against a timeshare company which it alleged breached contractual obligations by failing to pay required commissions and engaging in high-pressure sales. Bluegreen Vacations Unlimited Inc., which is based in Boca Raton, Florida, agreed ...

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Contracts: Breach of Contract-Fraudulent Misrepresentation-Educational Malpractice Doctrine

Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, alleging defendant committed breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and fraudulent misrepresentation with respect to plaintiff’s studies in defendant’s Ph.D. program in mechanical and aerospace engineering. On ...

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