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  • John Wilcox and Kate Alfaro published an article in the Transporation Lawyers Association's (TLA) publication, The Transportation Lawyer, an exclusive resource for TLA members only, about the final rule regarding driver coercion recently issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

  • Attorney John Wilcox recently published an article, "FMCSA Rulemaking, Driver Coercion and Respondeat Superior Liability" in The Transportation Lawyer. The article discusses how the FMCSA seeks to broaden its enforcement focus beyond transportation providers to include users of transportation services.

  • Attorneys John Wilcox and Mike Judy recently published their article, "Can You Rely on DTI?" in DRI's In Transit newsletter. The article discusses the science behind DTI, examines whether DTI survives Daubert challenges, and offers ideas on how to challenge the admissibility of DTI.

  • Suppose an insured person lives in Missouri or Kansas and names you as the beneficiary in a life insurance policy, but the insurance company denies paying benefits because something was omitted or misstated in the application for insurance. You assume that you can’t receive the benefits, but that may not truly be the case if the insured lived in Missouri or Kansas.

  • Section 14916 of 49 U.S.C. is one of the new statutory provisions passed as part of MAP-21 (the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act).

  • A 2013 Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report revealed that approximately 25% of consumer credit reports may contain errors. More significantly, approximately 5% of consumer credit reports contain errors that are considerable enough to place the consumer in a higher credit risk category. These credit report errors could result in higher interest rates on credit cards, and home and auto loans.

  • Attorney Lewis Dysart was given the opportunity to participate in an Honor Flight trip to the nation’s capital. Honor Flight is a non-profit organization which transports America's veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. Lewis was part of a group of more than 90 veterans and guests that traveled to D.C. in October with the Honor Flight team.

  • The KC Counselor profiled Dysart Taylor attorney Martin (Marty) Montemore in its Veterans Day Tribute. The article highlights Marty's years as an Air Force pilot. He joined the Air Force upon graduating from college and went through training in Enid, Okla. Marty gained experience flying a variety of aircraft, including a single-engine plane, a supersonic jet and a C-130 four-engine turboprop transport.

  • The legislation passed in the early hours of 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the Act), made substantial changes to a number of estate planning considerations.