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$5.35M award affirmed for man wrongfully convicted of killing editor

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The Court of Appeals Western District on Dec. 10 affirmed a $5.35 million judgment for a man wrongfully convicted of killing a newspaper editor in Columbia. Ryan Ferguson spent a decade in prison for the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily ...

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Workers’ compensation covers woman’s fall at doctor’s office, court finds

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A woman who was treated for exposure to ant spray in the workplace, then hurt her knee at the doctor’s office while being treated, qualifies for permanent total disability, the Court of Appeals Western District ruled. In May 2009, Mid-Missouri ...

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Battle over award of costs to defendant deemed ‘premature’

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, located in Kansas City. Photo by Scott Lauck.

A plaintiff whose discrimination claim has been sent to arbitration no longer owes court costs to the defendants, following a ruling from the Court of Appeals Western District. Hal Miller filed a lawsuit in 2018 claiming disability discrimination and harassment, ...

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