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Eastern District Gives Plaintiffs Two Bites at the Apple: Olsen v. Siddiqi


After a complicated procedural history including numerous garnishments, one of which ended with a finding of no coverage following appeal, the Eastern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals refused …
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Supreme Court of Missouri Upholds Limits-to-Limits UIM Definition: Swadley v. Shelter Mut. Ins. Co.


In a 5-1 opinion handed down on March 14, 2017, the Supreme Court of Missouri has upheld and enforced a so-called “limits-to-limits” definition in an underinsured motorist case. Although not …
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Scott Hofer and Jim Maloney Successfully Defend Appeal of Favorable Judgment


As of March 15, 2017, the Southern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals has affirmed a favorable judgment obtained by Scott Hofer and Jim Maloney in an equitable garnishment …
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Military Matters: Attorneys Provide Hope to Those Who Have Served Our Country


The Cause The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s Military Matters program has mobilized a network of attorneys who provide pro bono representation to service members and veterans with a variety …
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Service Dogs: An Unconventional Medicine for Mental Health Issues


The Department of Justice set service dog guidelines under the 1990 Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and 1988 amendment to the Fair Housing Act of 1968. According to the DOJ …
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Crawford and Gentle Successfully Defend Garnishment Action on $82M Class Action Judgement


On January 12, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit handed down its Opinion in Williams v. Emp.Cas.Co., et al., No. 15-3573 (8th Cir. January 12, …
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A Review of Allen v. Bryers


Recently, the Supreme Court of Missouri handed down its decision in Allen v. Bryers, 2016 WL 7378560 (Mo. December 20, 2016). The appeal arose from a $16,000,000 personal injury judgment …
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Dave White Leads Abandoned Property Clinic at UMKC


David White, principal at Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C., helps launch the innovative Abandoned Property Clinic at UMKC Law. “This is not something you would get out of …
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James Foland Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers


Press Release: William James Foland of Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C. in Kansas City, MO was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their …
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Dave White Interviewed About Controversy Involving Unequal Pay (video)


Employment litigation attorney, Dave White, was interviewed recently by Fox4KC about the controversy involving two local teens who reported that they were fired by an area pizza restaurant immediately after …
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