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motor vehicle accident

Jan 8, 2015

Hefty jury verdict is a family affair

A Greene County jury sided with a southwest Missouri woman who sued her father after she was severely injured in a 2011 interstate accident in Oklahoma while on a family trip to Dallas.

Jan 21, 2014

Collision case results in low jury verdict for plaintiff

A rear-end collision has resulted in a $10,000 verdict for the plaintiff in a case in which fault was not disputed.

Sep 19, 2013

Buchanan County plaintiff settles injury case for millions

A Buchanan County woman settled her personal injury lawsuit for $2.75 million in July.

Aug 23, 2013

Insurer settles claim with Excelsior Springs widow

The widow of a 54-year-old Excelsior Springs man killed in a November 2012 car crash in rural Clay County has settled a claim against the couple’s insurer.

Nov 1, 2009

Injured motorist settles claims in collision case

A motorist who suffered a severely fractured leg during a collision has settled his claims for $317,500. The settlement included $67,500 in underinsured motorist coverage. “It was difficult to reach a settlement in this case because the parties had significant disagreements about the amount of the medical bills that would be allowed into evidence,” pursuant […]

Oct 18, 2009

Jury finds man partly to blame in bus crash

A man injured when a school bus collided with his van won $500,000 from a jury in St. Louis. The jury found the man 10 percent at fault, which lowered the final amount to $450,000. John Sanders sued Durham School Services after the May 2007 accident. According to the lawsuit, Sanders was driving a van […]

Oct 4, 2009

It’s no California, but Missouri has some large awards

The motor vehicle accident category always ranks high in our verdicts and settlements listings. Last week I noticed an article published by one of our sister publications, Lawyers USA, that detailed a recent California jury verdict of $49 million in a trucking accident. According to the article, the accident occurred when one truck driver fell […]

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