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Mar 20, 2019

Dog-bite jury verdict may be highest-ever under 2009 statute

A jury verdict returned on March 8 in St. Louis County Circuit Court may be the highest to date for a claim under the dog-bite statute enacted a decade ago. Jurors awarded damages of $250,000 to the plaintiff, a minor child named Brighton Frost, who on Halloween night in 2016 was bit on the face […]

Mar 4, 2019

Jury awards motorist in crash caused by dropped cell phone

A crash caused by a dropped cell phone has resulted in a six-figure verdict for an injured motorist. “It was a distracted-driving, rear-end collision where the driver of the car in back dropped his hand-held cell phone,” said Geoff Meyerkord of Meyerkord & Meyerkord. “It fell into the passenger-side foot compartment.” Jurors awarded $200,000 to […]

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