Lee Brumitt presented to the Kansas City Chapter of the National Association for Women in Construction on January 14. The presentation entitled “Preserving and Advancing Contractors’ Payment Rights” focused on federal, Missouri, and Kansas law and discussed tools and best practices to increase the likelihood of general and subcontractors receiving full payment on construction projects.
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January 22, 2019
Amanda Pennington Ketchum and Leslie A. Boe received special recognitions in this year's edition of "Super Lawyers."
January 3, 2019
Dysart Taylor is pleased to announce that Carol Smith has been elected as a shareholder/director of the firm.
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March 18, 2019
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.
February 25, 2019
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.
January 16, 2019
In Brancati v. Bi-State Development Agency, plaintiff Brancati was injured in 2015 when a metro bus struck her while she was riding her bicycle, breaking both legs and causing permanent pain. Plaintiff filed suit and the trial judge in St. Louis County Circuit Court allowed plaintiff to introduce both her “charged” medical bills of about $77,500 and the “paid or owed” amount of about $40,800. The jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff in the amount of $625,000 against Bi-State Development.