Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Setting Aside a Default Judgment

In Missouri, in order to set aside or vacate a default judgment, you must show good cause and that you actually have a defense to the claim.  Otherwise, the default judgment will stand and you may be subjected to levies … Continue reading

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David Cassidy’s Estate is Sued over $120,000 Legal Bill

David Cassidy’s estate is being sued by multiple Florida attorneys who claim the deceased actor owes them money.  The lesson here is: you should pay your attorneys, even after you are dead.  If you are struggling financially and would like … Continue reading

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Suing Bankruptcy Trustees

Many people who have filed for bankruptcy and run into trouble often think of suing the bankruptcy trustee or bankruptcy receiver.  However, the Barton doctrine makes it very difficult to do so.  Under the Barton doctrine, in order to sue … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Affidavits

In order to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Missouri, the plaintiff must file an affidavit giving notice that the plaintiff’s expert supports the claims made in the lawsuit. If you have been injured and need assistance, feel free to … Continue reading

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Two Years to Sue a Doctor

In Missouri, you have two (2) years from when you learned of your injury to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against a physician or other medical professional.  If you have been injured, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Ask For

When a creditor wins a lawsuit, their win is memorialized in the form of a judgment.  If the judgment does not include interest, then the creditor cannot collect interest on their judgment.  An attempt to collect interest, without the right … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo and the $50,000,000 Settlement

In order to settle a lawsuit accusing Wells Fargo of overcharging homeowners for appraisals after they defaulted on their mortgage loans, Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $50 million. If you believe you are a victim of mortgage fraud, contact … Continue reading

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Asserting the Defense of Failure to State a Claim

A Plaintiff in a lawsuit, the person who started the lawsuit, has failed to state a claim up on which relief can be granted if, assuming their allegations are true, the Plaintiff has failed to describe facts on which the … Continue reading

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Appealing a Default Judgment

In Missouri, if a default judgment is entered against you, you cannot immediately file an appeal to the Missouri appellate courts.  Instead, you must take the appropriate action in the court that issued the default judgment.  A default judgment can … Continue reading

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Motions to Re-Consider

While the Missouri Rules of Civil Procedure do not provide for a motion for reconsideration, the court often treats the motion as a motion for a new trial.  However, a Missouri court recently ruled that a motion to reconsider filed … Continue reading

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