Fleeson Gooing News
By Ali N. Marchant On May 15, 2011, the Kansas Workers Compensation Reform Act took effect, putting in place the first significant reform in Kansas workers compensation laws since 1993. The new Act is the result of negotiations between business and labor interests, and it was passed unanimously by both the Kansas House of Repr… Read Article
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Seventeen members of Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, L.L.C. have been included in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in 25 different practice areas. Best Lawyers lists lawyers in 126 practice areas based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey that has been developed and refined over 25 years.
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The Court entered a Case Management Order which establishes certain timetables for pretrial matters, and sets a trial date on October 29, 2012.
Plaintiffs ask the Court for an order determining that the prior rulings made by Hon. Tom R. Smith on August 18, 2009, and affirmed by the Kansas Court of Appeals, constitute the law of the case.
Plaintiffs' submitted this Memorandum in support of their motion for an order determining that the prior rulings of Hon. Tom R. Smith on August 18, 2009, and affirmed by the Kansas Court of Appeals, constitute the law of the case.
Reply in Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari (7-1-11)
As of July 1, 2011 the Kansas Supreme Court has not issued a decision.
The court granted Mobil 90 days to conduct discovery and respond to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment.
Several Fleeson Gooing attorneys were recognized for their service at the Wichita Bar Association Installation and Awards Dinner held on June 16, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita.
Lyndon Vix was honored with a President’s Award for his 19 years of service on the WBA Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He has b… Read Article
On June 21, 2011, Fleeson Gooing attorney Bill Townsley participated as a presenter at a seminar titled Insurance Coverage Litigation sponsored by National Business Institute. The day-long seminar touched on various aspects of insurance litigation. Bill spoke on the topics of bad faith insurance litigation and litigating the insurance claim.
Brief Opposing Petition for WritCertiorari (6-17-11)
By Adam R. Burrus
Mechanic’s liens provide vendors and laborers with an important way of protecting themselves from the danger of not being paid. However, if the liens are not created correctly that protection can be lost.
Kansas law allows an entity providing improvements on real property a mechanic’s lien for the amount… Read Article
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Reviving the glory of days gone by, Wichita retro cover band The Grateful Not To Be Dead helped kick off the Wichita Riverfest with an outdoor concert on June 4. Fl… Read Article
Petition for Writ of Certiorari (6-7-11)
Fleeson Gooing welcomes Alyssa Boone, Sarah Stark and Adam McGonigle as summer law clerks for 2011. Alyssa is a native of Wichita who will be entering her final year of law school at Kansas University in the fall. She also clerked with the firm in the summer of 2010. Sarah and Adam are also Wichita natives who just completed t… Read Article
Plaintiffs filed a reply to the argument contained in Mobil's Response to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Authority regarding Mobil's motion for an extension of time to respond to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment.
Mobil filed this response to Plaintiffs' further legal authority submitted to the Court.
Plaintiffs submitted further legal authority regarding Mobil's motion for an extension of time to respond to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment.
Mobil filed this reply regarding its motion for an extension of time to respond to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment.
By David G. Seely The Kansas Legislature has joined the U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service in stepping up efforts to address the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Substitute House Bill 2135, which was signed into law by Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday, May 12, 2011, empowers t… Read Article