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Personal injury settlement

Nov 25, 2019

Worker struck with dropped tool settles for $750,000 just before trial

An injured commercial plumber settled negligence claims against a subcontracting firm for $750,000, according to his attorney. Todd Johnson of Votava Nantz & Johnson in Kansas City said his client was injured Dec. 6, 2016, at a commercial construction site in Shawnee, Kansas. A worker who was climbing through the rafters to install a fire-protection […]

Oct 22, 2019

Ex-employee shot by successor reaches settlement

Alleged harassment that escalated into a gun fight led to a $525,000 settlement with a Taney County condominium association. “This case went on for six years,” said plaintiff’s attorney Russ Schenewerk of Schenewerk & Finkenbinder. “There were discovery battles back and forth. There were multiple depositions of officers with the Branson Police Department, experts, doctors, […]

Sep 10, 2019

Fatal truck crash results in $4 million settlement, additional litigation

A truck crash that killed a woman and severely injured her adult daughter resulted in a $4 million total settlement, according to an attorney for the plaintiffs. Robert D. Curran of the Curran Law Firm in Springfield said the accident occurred in a construction zone on eastbound Interstate 44 in Phelps County. A tractor-trailer driver […]

Sep 9, 2019

Jefferson County woman awarded $750,000 after injuries linked to a fight between dogs

A Jefferson County woman was awarded $750,000 in connection with injuries sustained when her dog was attacked by another canine. “During the scuffle between the dogs, my client was pulled to the ground, causing her shoulder to dislocate and damaging the cartilage within the shoulder socket,” said Todd Nissenholtz of Cofman Townsley, which represented the […]

Sep 4, 2019

St. Louis settles for $385,000 with girl crushed by door at Tilles Park

St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael K. Mullen gave final approval on Aug. 20 to a $385,000 settlement between The City of St. Louis and a young girl badly injured at a city park. According to court records, the plaintiff will use the money to resolve approximately $39,000 in medical liens and to cover $139,000 in […]

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