KANSAS CITY – U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips of the Western District of Missouri has ruled that former franchisees of Service Team of Professionals Inc. are not subject to personal jurisdiction in Missouri because the requirements of the state's long arm statute and due process were not met in a suit filed earlier this year.
Oak River Insurance Co. has no duty to defend used car dealer that settled for $19 million, judge rules
KANSAS CITY – U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Western Division Judge Greg Kays granted summary judgment to Oak River Insurance Co., agreeing that the company owed no duty to defend or indemnify a used car dealer that settled class action claims for $19 million over alleged deception in repossessing cars.
Court of Appeals reverses dismissal in favor of borrowers in class action that originated 18 years ago
KANSAS CITY – The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District has reversed a Clay County Circuit Court ruling that had dismissed class action claims against Century Financial Group and other lenders.