Obtained summary judgment in Missouri state court on issue of whether single vehicle accident which resulted in the drowning of two people triggered multiple occurrences under a Commercial General Liability policy and an additional $1 million in coverage. The court found in our client’s favor and ruled there was only a single occurrence under the policy and a single $1 million limit of coverage.
Successfully represented insurer in coverage and equitable contribution lawsuit which resulted in settlement where insured paid insurer.
Aaron obtained summary judgment for an insurance carrier in Missouri State Court in a coverage dispute involving a worker’s compensation policy.
Aaron obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurer in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. The case involved numerous insureds who were involved in a multi-vehicle accident which left one of the claimants paralyzed. After satisfying the limits on policies, summary judgment was granted due to exhaustion.
In a case of first impression before the Missouri Supreme Court, Aaron obtained a favorable ruling for a client which exempted them from state sales taxes under a federal law prohibiting the imposition of taxes on air commerce or air transportation. The case received both national and local media attention.
After a four-day jury trial in U.S. District Court-Eastern District of Missouri, Aaron obtained a six-figure jury verdict for his client on multiple breach of contract counts relating to the rentals of heavy drilling equipment.
After a three-day bench trial, Aaron obtained a complete defense verdict for his clients, who were alleged to have breached their fiduciary duties as trustees of a homeowners’ association at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Aaron obtained summary judgment in the City of St. Louis for an insurer in a breach of contract and equitable garnishment suit relating to alleged coverage for a third-party claim stemming from a personal injury to a co-employee which resulted in a $750,000 judgment against the alleged insured. The summary judgment was appealed by the opposing party. Aaron handled all aspects of the appeal, including oral argument. The summary judgment was affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals.
Aaron obtained summary judgment for an insurer in a declaratory judgment action filed in U.S. District Court-Western District of Missouri regarding whether the insurer properly denied coverage under a claims made and reported employment practices liability policy when the insured failed to provide timely notice of an EEOC charge, which later resulted in a lawsuit.
Aaron assisted in a week-long arbitration hearing under the International Rules of Arbitration, which resulted in a multi-million dollar arbitration award for our client.