Personal injury claims and proceeds.
An unliquidated claim for damages arising from personal injury during the marriage is marital property for purposes of the dissolution of marriage proceeding. Jobe v. Jobe, 708 S.W. 2d 322 (Mo.App. S.D. 1989). The proceeds of a personal injury settlement received by one of the parties during the marriage are marital, Zimmer v. Zimmer, 770 S.W. 2d 514 (Mo. App., W.D. 1989) (annuity settlement); Nixon v.Nixon, 525 S.W. 2d 835 (Mo. App., E.D. 1975)(lump sum settlement proceeds); including proceeds from actions under "FELA," the Federal Employers' Liability Act (45 U.S.C. Sections 51 et seq.). Gonzalez v. Gonzalez, 689 S.W. 2d 383 (Mo. App. E.D. 1985)...divorcenet.
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