The Court of Appeals Southern District said Sept. 17 that a Greene County circuit judge wasn’t authorized to run a domestic-abuse treatment court he set up on his own. According to the opinion, Judge Calvin Holden created the “Domestic Abuse ...Read More »
A $40,000 dispute between two contractors is headed to the Missouri Supreme Court after the full Court of Appeals Southern District split on whether a recently revised court rule allowed it to review one of the appellant’s arguments. The procedural ...Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District ruled June 20 that a former employee of a Solo Cup plant was not time-barred from receiving benefits from the Second Injury Fund for claims of hearing loss and tinnitus. The opinion, written ...Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District on June 25 affirmed a jury verdict of more than $5 million for a railroad worker injured twice on the job. James Mitchell was injured in 2015 while working as a conductor at ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals Southern District declined to recognize a “negligent recommendation” cause of action in a lawsuit alleging that a religious college gave a church the name of a pastor who went on to abuse a minor.
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The Court of Appeals Southern District says a Joplin hospital can be sued long after the statute of limitations had run because it mistakenly had been named as a defendant in the early stages of the suit. Gladys Walker died ...Read More »
A veterinarian remains on the hook for his portion of a $5 million verdict for a student who was injured while vaccinating cattle. In a March 7 ruling, the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District affirmed the judgment against Dr. ...Read More »
Gas drive-offs, beware. The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District on Jan. 22 affirmed James Aaron Lowe’s conviction by a Taney County jury for stealing $42.43 worth of gas from a Branson convenience store. “A jury trial for a $42 ...
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The decision made by the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District on Aug. 8 to uphold the indefinite detention of a man designated by a jury to be a sexually violent predator drew a dissent from the chief judge. In ...Read More »