Tag Archives: Lawsuit

County Loses $294,545 Judgment as Missouri Court of Appeals Overturns Ruling Versus Insurance Company

A Cole County Circuit Court judgment in favor of Scotland County and the nearly $300,000 reimbursement order against the county’s insurer, Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund (MoPERM) has gone up in smoke as the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District overturned the lower court’s ruling. The county had sought financial relief from its insurer […]

County Secures Bank Funding to Pay Lawsuit Settlement

The Scotland County Commission met Wednesday, July 30th to officially amend the 2014 budget to include a $192,375.80 banking agreement to pay for the settlement of a lawsuit brought against the county’s health ordinance. Commissioner’s David Wiggins and Danette Clatt approved the amended budget, which does not change the bottom line for the county’s financial […]

Judge Takes CAFO Lawsuit Versus County Under Advisement

Both parties will submit legal briefs to Judge Jack Peace prior to December 21st for consideration in his ruling. A Mercer County judge will be deciding the fate of a lawsuit against the Scotland County Commission following a one-day hearing held in the Scotland County Circuit Court on Thursday, October 25th. Third Circuit Judge Jack […]

County Commission Being Sued For Denying Health Permit for Proposed CAFO

  A Scotland County farmer is taking the county to court seeking a judicial review of the county commission’s decision not to grant him a county health permit for a proposed concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Gavin Hauk has filed a lawsuit against the Scotland County Commissioners, Charles Harris, Jr.; Paul Campbell, and Danette Clatt, […]