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Sidney Wheelan Attends AAJ's Advanced Skills College

by Sidney E Wheelan, January, 27th 2015

Sidney Wheelan, a partner at Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan in Moberly, Missouri recently returned from an intense advanced skills college sponsored by the American Association of Justice's National College of Advocacy.  The college, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, was designed to...

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Cold Weather Carbon Monoxide Risks & How To Avoid Them

by Christian L Faiella, November, 26th 2014

Carbon Monoxide commonly referred to as "CO" is an odorless and colorless gas that can cause serious injury by death or asphyxiation. Unfortunately nearly every year hundreds of people in the United States die from carbon monoxide produced by appliances such as furnaces, water heaters, room...

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A VETERANS DAY SALUTE

by Sidney E Wheelan, November, 12th 2014

This week I have had the honor and privilege of listening first hand to veterans, young and old, talk candidly and from the heart about their experiences while serving this great country and while defending the freedoms that we often take for granted.
Some of the stories were echoes...

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Trick or Treat Safety

by Cassie J. Carpenter, October, 29th 2014

Trick or treat? It is almost Halloween, a favorite holiday for many children and adults alike.  Halloween can, however, be scary.  The scare for most parents is not from ghosts, ghouls and goblins, but is instead based on the reality of their children out at night walking along busy...

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FALL HARVEST IS UNDERWAY! MAKE SAFETY A PRIORITY AS MOTORISTS AND FARM EQUIPMENT SHARE THE ROADS

by Sidney E. Wheelan, October, 27th 2014

Fall is in the air! The trees are beautiful. Many of us are headed out on the roads to view the spectacular foliage and enjoy the pumpkin picking, fall festivals and the wonderful days of autumn filled unique sights and smells of the season.
In Mid-Missouri, harvest time is also in full...

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Time is Not Your Ally in Estate Matters

by Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC, September, 27th 2014

In Missouri, a decedent's estate must be probated within one year of the date of death. This is true whether there is a will or whether there is not.  The probate process involves only assets that were in the decedent's name alone.
Once a decedent's estate is open, all heirs are...

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Sidney Eckman Wheelan attends AAJ Trial Advocacy College

by Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC, September, 26th 2014

Sidney Eckman Wheelan, a partner in the litigation firm of Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan, LLC , returns to Missouri after attending the American Association of Justice Trial Advocacy College in Denver Colorado. AAJ's colleges are in-person programs that combine interactive seminars,...

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Missouri Supreme Court Finds Missouri Statute Limiting Punitive Damages Unconstitutional

by Sidney E. Wheelan, September, 15th 2014

In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court decided that the mandatory reduction of a punitive damage award pursuant to Missouri Statute 510.265 violates a plaintiff's right to a trial by jury as guaranteed by the Missouri Constitution.
The case is...

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Beneficiary Deeds - A New Way to Attack Them

by Rex V. Gump, September, 8th 2014

In the recent decision Ivy v. Smith, S.C 93872, the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri recognized the right to challenge beneficiary designations on bank accounts and motor vehicle titles by proving that the creator of the accounts lacked the common law capacity to  enter into a...

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Sports Injuries

by Cassie J. Carpenter, August, 12th 2014

It's almost time for school to start.  The summer has flown by quickly and now everyone is gearing up for back-to-school.  That also means that sports seasons will soon be in full-swing.  Athletics are great ways for kids and adults to stay in shape, learn valuable team-building skills...

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