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Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 11): Assignment of Legal Malpractice Claims and Insurance Policy Ambiguity

Reversing the trial court, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District held that a real estate broker's commission was earned when the landlord and tenant entered a binding agreement setting out a resolution process for determining price, although the process wasn't completed until after expiration of the broker agreement. The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern […] Read More

Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 08): Arbitration, Quantum Meruit, and Action on Account

In this case that I discuss in Arbitration Might Just Be the Most Exciting Area of Contract Law, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District held that a merger clause in an installment contract precluded a separately-signed arbitration agreement from being effective. In a dispute among law firms over splitting attorneys' fees in a successful […] Read More