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Suit against dealership won’t be arbitrated

The Missouri Court of Appeals said a lawsuit against a car dealership in Clay County can go forward. Heartland Chevrolet had sought to compel arbitration after Kristyn and Michael Krueger filed suit after they bought a vehicle. The appeals court ...

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Gender discrimination claim rejected

A Clay County jury rejected a female employee’s claim of gender discrimination against a Kansas City transportation company. But the jury sided with the plaintiff on her retaliatory discharge claim, awarding $375,000, including $350,000 in punitive damages. “This is a ...

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Who employs municipal judges?

Municipal judges in Kansas City are part of the state’s 16th Judicial Circuit, but their paychecks come from the city. They are selected through a system very similar to Missouri’s Nonpartisan Court Plan, but the Kansas City Council makes the ...

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Drunken-driving accident case settles for $725,000

An underage bar patron injured in a drunken-driving accident has reached a $725,000 settlement of his Clay County case against the bar and bar owner, who was allegedly behind the wheel in the single-car accident. The identities of all parties ...

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