A Kansas City couple who previously sued Clay County’s collector of revenue after they were blocked from participating in the county tax sale has reached a $25,000 settlement with two other counties they also alleged blocked them from participating. Dawn ...Read More »
A federal judge has approved a $55 million class-action settlement in a pioneering lawsuit involving fees charged by a St. Louis company’s retirement plan. The law firm of Schlichter Bogard & Denton originally announced the agreement March 28 against ABB ...Read More »
A federal appeals court has ruled that Kansas City Public Schools and two of its employees did not violate the constitutional rights of a second-grade student by handcuffing him in 2014. On Aug. 1, a three-judge panel of the 8th ...
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Boone County and its insurer will ask a federal judge next week to undo a $2 million settlement with a man they say defrauded the court and his lawyers by feigning paralysis. Derrick Houston, of Columbia, settled his excessive-force suit against ...Read More »
After more than 12 years of litigation, a trial marked by tragedy, a sizeable bench judgment and two trips to the federal appeals court, a $55 million settlement is bringing an end to a path-breaking class-action lawsuit involving a St. Louis company’s 401(k) plan.Read More »
A federal appeals court has partially revived a lawsuit a Clarksdale man filed against the federal government following a mine accident that left the man quadriplegic.Read More »
A Camdenton couple has reached a $5.1 million settlement in their case against the U.S. government for a birth injury that occurred at a federally funded clinic. The couple, Jamie and Nathan Searcy, filed suit in 2016 in the U.S. ...
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After seven hours of deliberations Feb. 8, a jury returned a mixed verdict for a former KSHB reporter in Kansas City.Read More »