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Insurer must pay part of climbing wall judgment, says Missouri Supreme Court [Missouri Lawyers Media]

Posted in Industry News on April 26, 2011.

An insurance company is on the hook for more than half of a $4.6 million judgment over the death of a young woman in a climbing wall accident, the Missouri Supreme Court said. Great American Insurance had provided excess coverage to the owner of a minor league baseball team in Columbia.

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Suit: Man fired for weight [The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.]

Posted in Industry News on April 24, 2011.

April 24–A Preston County man says he was fired from his job as a billboard installer because his employer wouldn’t provide him with a safety harness that was large enough to fit him. Jason Alexander is suing Allegheny Poster and Kanawha Valley Advertising, the parent company of Allegheny Poster.

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Jury sides with victim in deadly trench collapse

Posted in Industry News on April 18, 2011.

BELLEVILLE, Ill. Thirty-seven-year-old Ron Yankey of Ellis Grove and a 48-year-old co-worker died in March 2008 when soft dirt collapsed into the Millstadt trench they were working in during construction of a sewage treatment plant. Both families sued the project’s general contractor, Followell Construction of Marion.

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Missouri Court of Appeals says employer without work comp insurance could face wrongful death case [Missouri Lawyers Media]

Posted in Industry News on April 17, 2011.

Plaintiffs who received a workers’ compensation award could still bring a wrongful death action against an employer who did not carry workers’ compensation insurance, the Court of Appeals decided in a case of first impression.

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Colorado State: Above-Average 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected

Posted in Industry News on April 6, 2011.

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to produce above-average activity, a closely-watched forecast issued by Colorado State University said Wednesday. The forecasters said the June 1-Nov. 30 season will likely have 16 named storms, nine hurricanes and five major hurricanes, defined as a Category 3 storm or higher, which feature sustained winds of 111 miles an hour or greater

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