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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Seeking Justice in Missouri Courthouse Slip and Fall Case

Q: Who is guilty in courthouse slip and fall accident?

Premises liability attorneys know that residential and commercial property owners have a duty to maintain their premises in a safe manner to prevent injuries to those who enter the property.

If someone is injured due to poor or unsafe conditions--generally determined on a “reasonableness under the circumstances” standard-- the owner may be held responsible for their injuries in a

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Shaken Baby and Wrongful Death in Missouri

Q: Is shaken baby syndrome a cause of wrongful death?

Babies are fragile. Sometimes, birth injuries due to negligent medical care occur.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Flyer Sues for Mental Anguish Over Alternate Landing

Q: Can I recover damages for mental anguish without physical injuries?

Many people experience a manageable degree of anxiety when flying, particularly during take-offs and landings. But they choose to fly anyway, especially if it is required for their jobs.

Recently, a former Cedar Creek, Missouri resident reportedly filed a Read more . . .

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Inherent Dangers of Truck Driving Accidents

Q: Are truck owners and truck drivers subjected to special safety regulations?

As is often the case in Missouri truck accidents involving passenger cars, the disproportionate size and weight of the big-rig often leaves the occupants of the involved cars at a distinct disadvantage. Accordingly, victims of truck accidents are often left with devastating injuries and suffer from long-term physical and/or psychological pain.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Criminal and Civil Consequences of Killing Someone

Q: Can intentional actions be the basis of a wrongful death lawsuit?

When someone is facing charges, particularly something as serious as involuntary manslaughter, the first thing they need to focus on is hiring a skilled Kansas City criminal defense lawyer. And while getting acquitted is the biggest priority, that might not be the end of their problems.
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Monday, February 19, 2018

Waffle House Wrongful Death Case Broadens

Q: Can multiple people or entities be liable for a wrongful death?

Only an hour or so into the New Year, a Waffle House restaurant was the scene of a double shooting that injured one and left another man dead.

Now the dead man's mother and children are reportedly pursuing a Missouri wrongful death lawsuit against the Waffle House, a security guard, and the company that hired him.
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Monday, February 12, 2018

Liberty Student Killed as Car Crashes into Bar

Q: Do criminal charges against a drunk driver impact a wrongful death lawsuit?

Missouri auto accidents that result fatalities are always tragic, but when the victim is a local teen, the loss is unfathomable and the community is shaken. Especially when alcohol is blamed.
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Missouri Nursing Home Death Costs It Medicaid Funding

Q: What constitutes nursing home neglect?

Whoever said the “golden years” were wonderful, likely never had to place a loved one – – or themselves – – in a nursing home. While there are certainly facilities that provide an excellent standard of care to their senior residents, Missouri nursing home neglect and abuse lawyers often see the uglier side of what too often goes on behind the nursing homes doors.
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Monday, January 29, 2018

Missouri Truck Accident Claims Pair of Sisters and Others

Q: Are truck companies and drivers subject to additional safety regulations?

Missouri truck accident attorneys know first-hand the devastation a big rig leaves in its wake after a crash with a standard automobile. The disparity in the size and weight of the vehicles puts occupants of standard vehicles in grave danger in a collision.
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Dog Bite Liability: The Basics

Missouri, like many states, has specific statutes that address liability for dog bites. The owner may be liable in certain circumstances. However, there are situations where no one is liable for the bite. The specific facts of your case will determine whether you have a

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Basics in Missouri

Workers’ compensation is an employer-funded, state-mandated system that provides benefits to workers who are injured either on the job or while they are engaging in work activities. It also covers employees who are exposed to dangerous substances and suffer long-term health issues or diseases because of that exposure. These benefits are extremely valuable to injured workers because they provide medical coverage and regular payments to deal with lost wages while a worker recovers.

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