Author Archives: Andy Schermerhorn

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against the NCAA Settles

From CBSSports.com, Jon Solomon – On the eve of trial, a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a Division III football player against the NCAA is getting settled, according to a court filing Thursday in Rockville, Maryland. The … Continue reading

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Class Action Settlement Granted Preliminary Approval

On January 26, 2016, the Klamann Law Firm won preliminary approval of a class action settlement resolving claims that Progressive Casualty Insurance Company (“Progressive”) wrongfully offered insured individuals less than they were entitled under its UM and/or UIM policy provisions. … Continue reading

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Kansas Federal District Court Issues Comprehensive Memorandum and Order Certifying a Consumer Class Action in Nieberding v. Barrette Outdoor Living, Inc. and Home Depot USA, Inc.

On September 8, 2012, Judge Daniel Crabtree, US District Judge for the District of Kansas, certified a class of consumers who purchased outdoor railing products with defective plastic brackets designed by Barrette Outdoor Living Inc. and sold by Home Depot USA … Continue reading

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Judge Orders that NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert be Deposed in Concussion Lawsuit

A Maryland judge has ruled that NCAA President Mark Emmert be deposed in a lawsuit brought against the NCAA and others over the death of Derek Sheely. Derek collapsed during an August 2011 practice drill at Frostburg State University while suffering … Continue reading

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Sports Columnist Views Green Case as Having the Potential to Discover the Truth about the NFL and Concussions

Will the NFL have to reveal its secrets in open court?  

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District Court Rules that Former NFL Players’ Concussion-Related Claims are NOT Preempted by CBA

On May 14, 2014, the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, issued an Order remanding Green v. Arizona Cardinals Football Club, LLC, 4:14-cv-00461-CDP (E.D. Mo.) (“Green”), to the Circuit Court for the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, St. Louis, Missouri, … Continue reading

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Court Approves Cy Pres Distribution of More than $250,000.00 to Legal Aid of Western Missouri

In the case captioned “Armon v. United Financial Casualty Company,” 1016-CV38265, Judge Grate, Circuit Judge in Jackson County, Missouri, at Independence, approved the distribution of $265,547.78 to Legal Aid of Western Missouri. Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance to people … Continue reading

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COURT APPROVES CLASS SETTLEMENT WITH PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE

On December 6, 2013, the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, at Independence, Entered an Order Approving the Class Action Settlement. It is expected that settlement checks will be mailed to class members on or around the third week of … Continue reading

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Five Former Players Sue the Kansas City Chiefs

The Klamann Law Firm, together with the Popham Law Firm and the law firm of Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, have sued the Kansas City Chiefs on behalf of five former players for damages relating to brain injuries that each now … Continue reading

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ARMON v. UNITED FINANCIAL CASUALTY COMPANY d/b/a PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE COMPANY

BACKGROUND An individual Plaintiff insured under a “MISSOURI COMMERCIAL AUTO POLICY,” issued by a company d/b/a as Progressive Insurance Company (“Progressive”), sued Progressive claiming that it failed to correctly calculate and pay him the amount due under the policy when … Continue reading

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