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Jim Foland and Jim Maloney Obtain Summary Judgment in $9,000,000 Bad Faith Case

On September 22, 2015, Jim Foland and Jim Maloney achieved summary judgment for a liability insurer sued for bad faith failure to settle an underlying claim for two wrongful deaths.  …

Patricia Mullins Speaking at Missouri Bar CLE on Nursing Home Litigation

Patricia “Peezy” Mullins is speaking at the MoBar CLE on Nursing Home Litigation on November 18, 2015.  She spoke about tips and techniques in defending nursing home clients.

Dave White Appointed Adjunct Professor at UMKC School of Law

Dave White has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. White will be teaching a clinic which will be working with the …

Dave White Selected for 2014 Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame

Dave White, a principal with the law firm of Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper and Hofer, P. C., has been selected for the 2014 Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, …

Supreme Court Rules That Disparate-Impact Claims Should Be Allowed Under the Fair Housing Act

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that housing discrimination lawsuits could be brought under a theory of “disparate-impact.”   The decision provides a broad interpretation …

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Health Care Subsidies – What Health Care Providers Should Know

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorizes federal tax credits for eligible Americans in states with their own …

Jackie Sexton Spoke at Sterling Education Services’ Seminar on May 5, 2015

On May 5, 2015, Jackie Sexton was a speaker in Kansas City, Missouri at Sterling Education Services’ Seminar entitled, “Hiring & Terminating:  The Ins and Outs of Employment Law.”  Jackie …

Jackie Sexton Featured Presenter in National Webcast

Jackie Sexton was one of the featured presenters in a national video webcast produced by the National Business Institute on May 8, 2015.  Jackie spoke on several topics, including:  “Drafting …

Firm Successfully Defends Royals Flying Hot Dog Case

Scott Hofer successfully defends the Kansas City Royals in flying hot dog case. Read the article.

Supreme Court of Missouri Applies Employer’s Liability Exclusion to Wrongful Death Claim Against Co-Employee

The Supreme Court of Missouri issued its opinion in Piatt v. Indiana Lumbermen’s Mut. Ins. Co. on April 28, 2015.  The Court held an Employer’s Liability exclusion in a CGL …