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Missouri Bad Faith


Re:  Scottsdale Insurance Company, et al. v. Addison Insurance Company, et al. On December 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court handed down its en banc opinion in the case of Scottsdale …
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FOX 4 News Interviews Patricia Mullins


Peezy Mullins is interviewed by FOX 4 News regarding her expertise on a health care law issue.  To see the interview, follow this link: http://fox4kc.com/2014/10/28/parents-locked-in-custody-battle-after-doctor-at-childrens-mercy-hospital-suspects-abuse/

Employment Law Update: United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., Case No. 12-1408, Supreme Court Holds Severance Payments Taxable as Wages Under FICA


On March 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the Quality Stores case, finding severance payments are subject to FICA taxes. Quality Stores (and its affiliates) …
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Employer Best Practices to Limit Liability and Exposure


Consistency is key.  Employers should implement uniform and consistent policies and practices.  When considering whether or not to discipline an employee, the employer should be mindful of its written policies …
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Successful Defense of FCRA Claim


Dave White and Lynn Judkins obtained summary judgment for their client, Peoples Bank of the South, on February 19, 2014, in Birdsall v. Peoples Bank of the South, from the …
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Arkansas Supreme Court Affirms Win by Foland Wickens


On January 24, 2014, Dave White and Abbey Gentle, along with their local counsel John Baker of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C., of Little Rock, received a favorable …
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Jackie Sexton Honored by KADC


On December 6, 2013, the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (KADC) presented its 2013 Distinguished Service Award to Jackie Sexton for her work in compiling and publishing summaries of Kansas …
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Judge Atwell Wins Award


Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C. are proud to announce that the Honorable Charles E. Atwell was given the KCMBA CLE Award, which is given to individuals who have …
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Firm Obtains a Defense Verdict in a Trucking Case Arising Out of a 24-Vehicle Pile-Up


After almost five weeks in trial, Paul Wickens and Kyle Roehler obtained a unanimous defense verdict from a Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri jury for Duane Adams, a truck …
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Monica Fanning Joins Firm As Of Counsel


We are pleased to announce that Monica Fanning has rejoined our firm as Of Counsel.  Monica received her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University in 1991 and her J. D. …
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