John Wilcox was recently nominated as First Vice President of the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA).
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February 1, 2018
January 30, 2018Dysart Taylor Named as one of the "50 Largest Law Firms in Kansas City" by the Kansas City Business Journal
Dysart Taylor ranks 27th in the Kansas City Business Journal's list of the "50 Largest Law Firms in Kansas City" for 2018
January 11, 2018
Don Lolli and Matt Geary received an Opinion from the Missouri Court of Appeals reversing the Trial Court's denial of a Motion to Compel Arbitration and finding in their client's favor for arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.
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January 18, 2018
In Doe Run Resources Corp. v. American Guarantee & Liability Ins. and Lexington Ins. Co., et al, the insured, Doe Run, was sued by several minors alleging injuries caused by toxic pollution released from Doe Run’s smelting facility in Peru. Doe Run sued its insurance company for reimbursement of defense costs incurred during the litigation of these claims. The insurer denied it had any duty to defend Doe Run, claiming coverage was barred under the insurance policy’s pollution exclusion. The trial court entered summary judgment in favor of Doe Run finding the exclusion to be ambiguous and unenforceable. The insurer appealed.
December 13, 2017
In Aziz v. Allstate Insurance Company, a fire damaged the house of Azim and Kina Aziz (“Insureds” or “Plaintiffs”). Allstate denied their homeowner’s insurance claim and the Plaintiffs sued for coverage. The case was tried in federal district court in Missouri and at the close of Plaintiffs’ evidence, the district court granted Allstate’s Motion for Judgment as a matter of law.
November 21, 2017
Beginning on January 1, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will add opioids to its 5-panel drug test. This new rule comes during a U.S. Opioid Epidemic.