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Missouri Federal Contract Cases 2013 (Part 01): Regulation B and Economic Loss Doctrine

The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri held that the spouse of a debtor was liable under a personal guarantee that she signed. The spouse argued that she was protected by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), which prohibits a creditor from discriminating against any applicant for credit on the basis […] Read More

Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 09): Personal Guarantee, Rescission, and TCPA

In a case involving two uninsured motorist policies, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District held that a State Farm policy provided coverage only to the extent that its policy limits exceeded the primary underinsured motorist coverage. Two provisions in the policy were at issue. One read, The most we pay will be the lesser […] Read More

Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 06): Anti-Stacking, Insurable Interest

Former police officer Danny Holmes sued the Kansas City police department under the Missouri Human Rights Act and on breach of contract and whistleblower claims for the termination of his employment by the police department. The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District reversed the trial court’s judgment for Mr. Holmes on the breach of contract […] Read More