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Court affirms $870,000 verdict for man’s post-surgery death

The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District affirmed a nearly $870,000 verdict for the family of a man who died of complications from prostate surgery at a Sikeston hospital. Roosevelt Rhoden underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate at Missouri ...

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Torts: Wrongful Death-Fraudulent Transfer to Hinder Creditors

Plaintiffs filed suit against defendant, alleging he and others were responsible for the murder of plaintiffs’ decedent. Plaintiffs asserted a claim for wrongful death and fraudulent transfer, alleging defendant engaged in a series of financial transactions to hinder his creditors. ...

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Negligence: Wrongful Death-Damages

The parties cross-appealed from the judgment entered in plaintiffs’ medical-malpractice and wrongful-death claim. Defendants argued that the trial court erred in not reducing the judgment by the amount of the settlement between plaintiffs and a joint-tortfeasor, while plaintiffs argued that ...

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