The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District affirmed a nearly $870,000 verdict for the family of a man who died of complications from prostate surgery at a Sikeston hospital. Roosevelt Rhoden underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate at Missouri ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court is poised to decide for the first time whether public defenders are covered by official immunity. On Dec. 11, the court heard arguments in the case of Dwight Laughlin, a man who was represented by public ...Read More »
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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