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VA failed to timely diagnose cancer, judge rules, awards $5.7M

A federal judge has awarded a Cape Girardeau couple $5.7 million in damages after finding that the federal government, through the Department of Veterans Affairs, was negligent in failing to timely diagnose a man’s prostate cancer. On Dec. 30, U.S. ...

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Poplar Bluff agency settles damage dispute with insurer for $5.5M

A southeast Missouri economic development agency that sued its insurers in federal court in regard to a weather-damaged building settled the complaint for $5.5 million. Poplar Bluff Industries settled the suit against Hartford Fire Insurance Co. and Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. ...

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Woman struck by truck in severe storm wins settlement

A woman reached a $1 million settlement after a tractor-trailer struck the rear of her pickup truck in July 2016. Kathleen Reagan, then 30, was driving through Charleston, Missouri, on Interstate 57 during a severe storm when a tractor-trailer driven ...

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