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Court dismisses Time Warner appeal in explosion case

Time Warner Cable does not have standing to challenge a $350,000 arbitration award stemming from the 2013 explosion at JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City because it was not aggrieved by the arbitration, a Missouri appeal court has ruled. On April ...

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Court says University of Missouri’s dismissal from suit can’t be appealed

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The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled March 24 that a group of plaintiffs can’t appeal the University of Missouri’s dismissal from their suits while related claims remain against other defendants. The plaintiffs were patients who alleged they underwent ...

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Court finds no negligent entrustment for excluded driver

The fact that a Sedalia man was excluded from his parents’ automobile insurance was not sufficient to establish negligent entrustment in a suit brought against them following a 2014 crash in Ohio, a Missouri appeals court has ruled.

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Hospital lien doesn’t reach uninsured motorist insurance

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled Feb. 25 that a hospital can’t claim a portion of a settlement that an injured patient received from his own insurer. In 2017, Ozell Lincoln’s truck was struck head-on by another vehicle ...

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Discrimination case settles while on high court review


An employment case that resulted in a $3.7 million judgment has ended in a settlement before the Missouri Supreme Court could rule on it. Plaintiff Gary Gentry won more than $120,000 in compensatory damages and more than $10 million in ...

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Trial judges favored for Western District vacancy

Judges for Western District vacancy

It’s safe to say that the next addition to the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District will be a former trial judge. The Appellate Judicial Commission on Feb. 13 chose Platte County Associate Circuit Judge W. Ann Hansbrough, Jackson County ...

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