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Daughter sues Veterans Affairs over father's death at Columbia hospital

By Sam Knef | Jan 8, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY – A lawsuit that was recently filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri blames the Veterans Affairs hospital in Columbia for failing to promptly and appropriately diagnose a patient's sepsis, leading to his death.

Female inmate alleges she was sexually assaulted by former Pulaski County Sheriff's Office employee

By Carrie Salls | Nov 9, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An inmate alleges in a lawsuit filed Nov. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri that she was sexually assaulted by a former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office employee when she was being transferred to the Pulaski County Jail from the Chillicothe Correctional Center.

Glasgow School District says it will seek dismissal of suit related to teen's death

By John Breslin | Oct 23, 2018

A Missouri school district will ask a state court to dismiss a wrongful death suit alleging human rights and personal injury violations filed by the mother of a teenage who committed suicide after being allegedly bullied and harassed.

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