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Jury sides with insurance company in dispute

A Greene County jury found in favor of an insurance company seeking to have an insurance policy voided because of the insured’s material misrepresentation in the application for insurance. The jury also found for the carrier on the insured’s counterclaims ...

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Husband recovers $752,507 for wife’s death after surgery

A Greene County jury awarded $752,507 to a man whose wife died from complications from colon surgery. The verdict included $700,000 in noneconomic damages for medical malpractice and wrongful death claims filed three days before tort reform took effect. Shirley ...

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Motorcyclist recovers $720,000 after collision

A panel of three arbitrators in Greene County awarded $1.2 million to a motorcyclist injured in a collision. But the panel allocated 40 percent fault to the motorcyclist, for a net award of $720,000. Tammy Jolley, 35, was driving her ...

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School district recovers $250,000 for property damage

A Springfield school district reached a $250,000 settlement of its Greene County case against a high school student accused of negligently causing property damage to the school during after-hours horseplay. The school district also made negligent supervision claims against the ...

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Blunt picks 3 for judicial commissions

Gov. Matt Blunt, never the biggest fan of the Nonpartisan Court Plan, made three appointments on Friday that will ensure he has an influence on the process for the next few years. In two of the cases, his appointments are ...

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Blunt appointees to judicial commissions are GOP donors

The three people Gov. Matt Blunt is appointing to help nominate judges for either the state’s appellate courts or the Greene County Circuit Court have at least one thing in common – they’ve all donated to Republican candidates. Blunt today ...

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Blunt makes picks for judicial commissions

Gov. Matt Blunt’s relationship with the Nonpartisan Court Plan has always been combative, but with several appointments on Friday he ensured an influence on the process for the next few years. Blunt appointed John T. Gentry of Springfield as the ...

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