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$1.3 Million Judgment for Age Discrimination

In 2013, a new superintendent was hired in the Hickman Mill​s C-1​ S​chool ​District and ​shortly thereafter the District terminated the contracts of all of the secondary principals and assistant principals​ without good cause, including Siro Smith Dickson client, Dr. Bill Scully.

Although all the principals and assistant principals were told they would have a fair […]

$5M Settlement in Human Rights Act Claim

Siro Smith Dickson negotiate $5,000,000 settlement in a Missouri Human Rights Act claim for age and sex discrimination

In the case of Linda Ardese v. Kansas City Southern Railroad, Siro Smith Dickson negotiated a $5,000,000 settlement shortly before the case was set to go to trial.

Due to the railroad’s serious misconduct during pre-trial discovery and […]

$4.3 Million Settlement for Woman with Traumatic Brain Injury

ACCIDENT & INJURY:

Our client, a young woman who was an assistant manager at a truck stop in Peculiar, Missouri, recently received a $4.3 Million Settlement from an accident which occurred during routine job errand. As part of her job duties, she was making a trip to the bank. While stopped for traffic on US […]

$1.1 Million Judgment Against MoDOT for Employment Discrimination

A jury awarded our client Deanna McClurg $350,000 in compensatory, and $500,000 in punitive damages in an age and sex discrimination case against her former employer, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The case was filed and tried in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri.

Ms. McClurg worked for MoDOT for over 29 years.  She started […]

$150,000 Jury Verdict in Premises Liability Case

After a five (5) day jury trial, our attorneys obtained a jury verdict of $150,000, in a premises liability case against the Sutherlands Lumber Company of Kansas City.

Plaintiff, an active elderly man, was with his wife at Sutherlands Lumber in Cass County when he sat on a lawn chair set up for display in […]

$115,000 Settlement for Soccer Standout and MLS Draft Pick

ACCIDENT & INJURY:
Our attorneys negotiated a settlement in a negligence and battery case on behalf of the plaintiff, a former college soccer standout and draft pick of the New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer (“MLS”) Club, who was punched in face, suffered extensive injuries to his jaw, and missed his MLS tryout as […]

$750,000 Settlement For Former Kansas City Employee

Our client was a more than 17 year employee with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.  She was an excellent employee with no legitimate complaints about her performance and always had high performance evaluations.  She was removed from her position as an Assistant Director in the Water Department in an alleged reorganization that only impacted her job, […]

$500,000 Jury Verdict in KCPS Whistle-blower Case

Our client was a 19 year employee of the Kansas City Public Schools, with a spotless record serving as the Purchasing Director. During the final year of his employment he was sabotaged and undermined by two new high level officers who did not want to comply with the laws and policies required for public […]

$2.7 Million Jury Verdict for Veteran Police Officer

AGE DISCRIMINATION:

After a ten (10) day jury trial, our attorneys obtained a jury verdict of $2.7 million, in an age discrimination case against the Kansas City Missouri Police Department.

The firm’s client was an experienced and well-respected officer with over 24 years on the force. When the officer was given an ultimatum to transfer out […]

Case Settled Against Local Health Enhancement Facility

SLIP & FALL:
Our attorneys settled a case involving the dangerous condition of a bathroom in a local hospital’s health enhancement center. Plaintiff, an active elderly woman, participated in several classes including aqua aerobatics. As she was walking into the bathroom from the pool plaintiff slipped on the flooring, and suffered serious injuries when she […]