A Livingston County jury has rejected a plaintiff’s efforts to collect thousands of dollars of what he claimed were improperly withheld sales commissions from the Chillicothe company where he worked for a quarter-century before being fired on the cusp of his 60th birthday.
Three family members of a St. Louis man whose 2021 death sparked a legal fight over the proceeds of a $3.2M personal injury settlement with the city settled their lawsuit against a fourth beneficiary for more than $1.2M.
A real estate investor will receive more than $220,000 in the wake of an abortive deal for a commercial rental property in Branson.
A defunct software company won more than $23 million against the state of Missouri at the conclusion of a month-long trial in Cole County.
A Buchanan County judge awarded more than $17,000 to a farmer in a dispute about crop-sharing and equipment-purchase arrangements while invalidating further damages due to the nature of the deals.
A Lee’s Summit couple who sued a Ray County duo in regard to a withdrawn deal to buy a Lake of the Ozarks vacation home won a $95,000 judgment — along with the lakeside home.
Where appellants challenged the denial of a motion to compel arbitration, arguing that an arbitration agreement entered into by respondents with a separate party applied to them as well, the judgment is affirmed because the altering of the terms of the proposed agreement prior to signing made the agreement a counteroffer, which was not […]
Where city defendants sued a professional football team, team owners and the league in an action arising from the team’s relocation, and the defendants moved to compel arbitration, a American Arbitration Association rule from 2003 did not provide clear and unmistakable evidence of the parties contractual intent in 1995 for an arbitrator to have […]
Where a limited liability company, which entered into a contract for the sale of farmland, challenged a trial court’s refusal to grant specific performance, the company’s only evidence that it was ready, willing and able to perform the contracts was documents drafted for closing that showed the buyer to be an entity that was […]
Defendant alleged that he was defrauded by his friend, who convinced defendant to sign a guaranty for a company defendant believed he co-owned with his friend, which burdened defendant with millions in debt his friend could not repay. Defendant alleged his friend lacked authority to deliver the guaranty to the bank and that plaintiff, as […]
Where in a dispute arising from the renovation of apartment buildings, a general contractor challenged a judgment finding it liable for breach of contract, and the subcontractor challenged a judgment against it on its equitable claims, sufficient evidence supported most of the subcontractor’s breach-of-contract claim, but a claim for shower-valve work should not have been […]
Plaintiff appealed the order of the district court confirming an arbitration award in favor of defendants and dismissing plaintiff’s application to vacate the award. Where the court found no clear error of fact or other error of law by the district court, the court affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s application to vacate an arbitration […]
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