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When is an Injury considered catastrophic?

Catastrophic Injury

Although there is no universal legal definition for what makes an injury catastrophic, most agree that, unlike personal injuries catastrophic injuries tend to adversely affect you and your loved ones for the rest of your lives. Oftentimes, these types of injuries result in a person being unable to resume the lifestyle he or she led prior to the injury.

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Kansas Supreme Court Rejects Damages Caps

Kansas Supreme Court

June 14, 2019. The Kansas Supreme Court ruled 4-2 that capping jury awards for non-economic damages an injured person is able to recover in a lawsuit violates the right to trial by jury as set out in the Kansas Constitution’s Bill of Rights.

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Personal Injury Claims: Dealing with Insurance Companies

Personal Injury - Insurance Claims

In a personal injury accident where you are looking to receive compensation for your injuries, some type of insurance company will more than likely be involved.

  • In a car accident, this may be the at-fault driver’s insurance company.
  • In a premises liability situation, such as a slip and fall accident at a restaurant, this may be the business’ insurance company.

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Tips When Testifying in a Personal Injury Case

Testifying in Personal Injury Case

You may not be the person injured in a personal injury case; however, if you witnessed an accident happening or have seen the effects of an accident on a loved one’s day-to-day life, you may be called to testify as an “incident” or “lay” witness.

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Proving Negligence in Accidents with SemiTrucks

semitruck accidents

Accidents involving large commercial semitrucks are typically more complex than ones involving standard motor vehicles. It is not always proving that the truck driver was negligent; the fact is that negligence may extend to the trucking company and even third parties, such as those who loaded the truck.

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Personal Injury 101: Types of Witnesses

Types of Witnesses

When pursuing a personal injury claim after an accident, witnesses can help you prove your case and corroborate your claims, supporting elements of causation, liability and damages.

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: The Basics

Personal Injury Lawsuits

Personal injury law enables a person to go to civil court and receive compensation (or be “made whole”) after suffering injuries due to someone else’s carelessness.

When you have questions, our knowledgeable staff is available at (877) 284-6600.

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What is a Concussion?

Concussion Head Injury

A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes the way it normally works and is typically caused by some trauma either directly or indirectly to the brain.

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Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney? Questions You Should Ask.

Hiring personal injury attorney

Have you suffered a serious personal injury or wrongful death? Are you in need of a personal injury attorney?

In the Kansas City area, you literally have hundreds of personal injury lawyers to choose from. How do you know who is right for you?

Use these questions to help you in your search.

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

dog bite prevention

This week from May 15th to the 21st is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. And, now that the warmer weather is here, many dogs are out and about in our neighborhoods and communities. Here in Lee’s Summit, we have two dog parks as well.

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