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Collision case nets settlement for welder

An employee who suffered severe ankle and foot fractures in a head-on collision has recovered $492,750 from his employer’s underinsured motorist carrier. Cale Montgomery was driving a Ford F-150 southbound on U.S. 65 in Springfield about 9 p.m. on Sept. ...

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Jury favors plaintiff in refusal to pay case

A jury in Jefferson County awarded $204,783 to a homeowner who alleged that his insurance company vexatiously refused to pay for repairs due to water damage in his home. Darrell P. Bartley, 44, lived in an atrium ranch home in ...

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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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CBS wins dismissal of Rather’s lawsuit

CBS Corp. won the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Dan Rather, its former network anchorman, who claimed he was fired in the fallout over a story about President George Bush's Vietnam War-era military service. Rather, 77, filed a $70 million breach-of-contract lawsuit in 2007, accusing the network of firing him in reaction to criticism of his election-year report on Bush's National Guard service. Both sides in April asked a panel of appeals court judges in Manhattan to overturn rulings by New York Supreme Court Justice Ira Gammerman.

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Ex-employee claims stake in presidential pizzeria

An ex-employee is seeking a piece of the Pi. Ryan Mangialardo is suing the St. Louis pizzeria and owners Chris Sommers and Frank Uible for breach of contract. Mangialardo claims he had an agreement for a 2 percent interest in ...

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Multi-million case ends with $217,000 award

A Jackson County jury’s award to the former manager of a BMW dealership fell short of the plaintiff’s expectations on Wednesday. Marion Battaglia, of Leawood, Kan., sought more than $5.6 million in damages from the manager-owner dispute. However, the jury ...

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BMW dealership breach of contract case in hands of jury

A Jackson County jury deliberates this afternoon over a manager-owner dispute involving a BMW dealership in Johnson County, Kan., that has prompted the plaintiff to seek more than $5.6 million in damages. Today’s closing arguments wrapped up a two-week breach ...

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Seller did not breach real estate sale contract

After more than six years of litigation, two trials and an appeal, a Jackson County judge has ruled that a seller did not breach a real estate contract for the sale of a Kansas City apartment building. The seller recovered ...

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