A Clay County jury deliberated for nine hours before siding with a North Kansas City medical clinic, doctor and nurse in an infant wrongful-death lawsuit. Natalie and John Piatt filed the suit after the Jan. 22, 2015 death of their son, Malachi, born 11 days earlier by emergency cesarian section with a severe brain injury […]
A disciplinary hearing panel has recommended 18 months of probation and a stayed one-year suspension in the case of two Riverside family law attorneys who admitted to violating ethics rules in their handling of a contentious child-custody dispute. Both attorneys, Mandee Pingel and Patrick M. Davis of Davis, Pingel & Associates, also accepted the panel’s […]
Three members of a Clay County family injured in a rear-end collision have settled a liability claim with the responsible driver’s insurer for a total of $500,000. Tammy S. Shaver, 55, of Pleasant Valley, was driving her son Sean’s 2007 Mazda 3 on eastbound Kansas Street in Liberty when the car was hit from behind […]
A Clay County jury awarded $100,000 to a man who slipped and fell at a casino, but the plaintiff was held 50 percent at fault for the accident.
A Clay County jury ruled that a Kansas City doctor is not responsible for the failure to diagnose a paraplegic man’s fractured leg.
A Clay County jury ruled that neither the sellers of a house nor the home’s inspector are responsible for diminished value resulting from basement leaks.
A man whose leg was amputated because of an assembly-line accident the night before he was set to take a desk job settled with the conveyor manufacturer’s insurance companies.
A three-vehicle accident in which a motorcyclist was injured ended in a multiparty settlement totaling $165,000.
A woman accidentally shot by her boyfriend reached a confidential $300,000 settlement through his homeowner’s insurance.
A Kansas man badly injured when a trench collapsed has settled a liability claim against his former employer and five co-workers for $825,000.
A Clay County circuit judge approved a $7.35 million settlement that resolved portions of a Missouri Second Mortgage Loans Act case.
A pit bull named Chopper took a chomp at a Clay County woman, and a judge found that the now-euthanized dog’s owner owes the victim $4.3 million.
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