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  • Lee Brumitt and Leslie Boe delivered presentations at the Construction Law Boot Camp hosted by the National Business Institute from June 5 to June 16 in Overland Park, KS.

  • Michael J. Judy moderated a webinar entitled, “Reserve or Not to Reserve.” The presentation took place June 4 as part of the USLAW Network EduNet Webinar program. John F. Wilcox moderated a webinar entitled, “The Sun Never Sets On Broker Liability (Unfortunately): Surveying the Panorama of Broker Liability Issues (Cargo and Casualty) and the State of the Law in 2019 — and What to do about it!” The presentation took place June 4 as part of the Transportation Lawyers Assocation Webinar Series.

  • John Wilcox was named President-Elect of the TLA at the combined Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference and Canadian Transport Lawyers Association Midyear Meeting.

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  • In Britt v. Otto, Britt was injured in an accident involving her vehicle and a vehicle driven by Otto, who was insured by American Family Mutual Insurance Company (“AFI”). Britt extended a time limited demand to settle to AFI providing that Britt would unconditionally release Otto from all liability in exchange for all applicable policy limits and payments.

  • In American Family Mutual Insurance Company v. Vein Centers for Excellence, Inc., et al, St. Louis Heart Center, Inc. (“St. Louis Heart”) filed a class action petition against Vein Centers for Excellence, Inc. (“Vein Centers”) claiming a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). American Family Mutual Insurance Company (“American Family”) filed a complaint for declaratory judgment against its insured, Vein Centers, disputing American Family’s duty under various policy provisions to defend and indemnify Vein Centers in that class action suit. The issue on appeal is whether the insurance policies issued to Vein Centers obligated American Family to defend and indemnify its insured.

  • In Mary Spencer, et al. v. Hartford Casualty, et al., Spencer and thirteen of her classmates (Appellants) in the Applied Sciences of Practical Nursing Program at St. Louis College of Health Careers (“SLCHC”) sued SLCHC under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (“MMPA”), alleging unfair and deceptive practices in the representation of its program.

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