On October 5, Randall Rhodes, Jeffrey Rowe and Rachel Boden obtained a $120 million judgment for a Jackson County man who claimed years of abuse by a Boy Scout leader and physician. The nine-figure verdict received significant coverage from the news media.
The media coverage of the $120 million award included the following (articles linked):
- The Kansas City Star, which quoted Rhodes: “I would hope it makes a difference. I would hope it resonates. But only time will tell.”
- S. News and World Report
- Missouri Lawyers Weekly (subscription required)
- Insurance Journal
The case was managed by the firm’s Catastrophic Loss group.