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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Assessing Wrongful Death Damages

Q: Who can sue for wrongful death?

Apparently, a boxing champion may be capable of inflicting serious personal injury outside of the ring as well as in it. Unlike a professional opponent who assumes the risk of injury upon entering the ring, a fellow driver on the roadways does not.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Escalator Accident Sparks Personal Injury Lawsuit

Q: Who is responsible for injuries in an escalator accident?

Personal injury lawsuits often result from nightmarish scenarios. Such was the case for a father who held his three-year-old daughter in one arm and a bucket that held her two severed fingers in the other after an escalator accident.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Jury Verdict Against Monsanto in First Cancer Injury Lawsuit

Q: Are weed killer manufacturers responsible for causing or contributing to users’ cancer?

Personal injury attorneys across the nation watched with interest as a former groundskeeper with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma was awarded a huge verdict in the first case of thousands pending nationwide against Monsanto alleging their weed-killing product Roundup™ up causes or contributes to cancer.

As part of his job, the groundskeeper not only reportedly sprayed 50-gallon tanks of Roundup™ while working from a truck – – a practice he claimed caused the product to blow in his face from the wind, but he also claimed the product "soaked his entire body" once when a hose broke.
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Fatal Missouri Sightseeing Boat Accident Raises Liability Questions

Q: Is a boat operator liable for deaths resulting from noncompliance with boating regulations?

Missouri personal injury lawsuits come about in many ways. Very often they may be the result of a car, boat, or truck accident.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Did Fear of Assisted Living Drive a Mother to Murder?

Some people will allegedly do anything to avoid ending up in a nursing home or similar long-term care facility. Fear of nursing home abuse is a common reason.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Finding Fault in a Bus and Pedestrian Accident

Q: Is a bus driver always at fault in a pedestrian accident?

Personal injury attorneys know that sometimes the worst tragedies are completely unexpected and happen in an instant.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Why Handling Tickets is Best Left to Attorneys

Q: Should I hire an attorney to defend me for a traffic or other ticket?

As Kansas City traffic violation lawyers, we understand how motorists feel when charged with a traffic violation. Court appearances and fines can be frustrating, time-consuming, expensive, and negatively impact driving privileges– –not to mention raise your automobile insurance premium.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Road Rage and the Personal Injury Lawsuit

Q: Can a road rage incident lead to a personal injury lawsuit?

Road rage is a societal problem that often results in Kansas City automobile accidents as angry drivers become aggressive, reckless, and make bad choices – – often with tragic results.

Sometimes, road rage can result in tragedy without a collision.

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Premises Liability Lawsuits for Amusement Park Accidents

Q: Who is responsible for an amusement park ride accident?

Warm weather sends countless thrill-seekers to amusement parks in anticipation of fun and good memories. Unfortunately, amusement park ride accident attorneys know all too well that when squeals of delight turn to screams of terror, catastrophic injuries can sometimes happen.

Recently, the front car of an aging Florida roller coaster reportedly derailed catapulting two of its four occupants 34 feet to the ground while the other two people dangled precariously from the car awaiting rescue. In total, nine riders were taken to the hospital, some with serious injuries that have already caused them to consult a

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Last Dance for Dermatologist?

Q: Can dancing while operating constitute medical malpractice?

It's well-known that some surgeons enjoy listening to background music while they operate. Unfortunately, if they get too caught up in the music and apparently start dancing on videotape while performing surgery, they could find themselves suspended from practice-- or even named in a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New Legislation Expected to Combat Sexual Assaults in Missouri Nursing Homes

Q: How can sexual assault be reduced in nursing homes?

Missouri nursing home abuse attorneys, as well as nursing home residents and their loved ones, gained a victory when Missouri lawmakers recently approved legislation that "nursing and other group homes must report sexual assaults to law-enforcement" rather than just to state agencies as the current law mandates.

The measure, expected to be signed by the governor, would help prevent miscommunication between the facility, the family, and law-enforcement that in the past has reportedly resulted in roadblocks to the pursuit and conviction of elder sexual abuse and assault cases.

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