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Can I Sue for Emotional Distress?

|Posted on February 13, 2019 in Personal Injury |

Most states, including Kansas and Missouri, allow accident victims to seek financial compensation not only for physical and financial damages but for emotional ones as well. Emotional traumas associated with a severe accident or injury can be debilitating for survivors. Filing a claim may not erase emotional distress, but it can bring justice to the… read more

Can I Sue My Insurance Company?

|Posted on January 31, 2019 in Firm News |

When an individual purchases an insurance policy, the policy functions on a contract basis between the policyholder and the insurer. The policyholder agrees to pay premium payments to maintain coverage in return for the insurer providing coverage for events that fall in line with the terms of the policy. It is essential for insurance policyholders… read more

Kansas City E-Scooter Laws

|Posted on January 18, 2019 in Safety Tips |

A recent trend appearing in major cities all over the country is bike-sharing and electric scooter-sharing services like Lime and Bird. Users download the corresponding app and use it to unlock a nearby scooter or bike. They pay through the app for the service, get on the scooter or bike, and ride to their destination…. read more

What Is Patient Abandonment?

|Posted on December 27, 2018 in Firm News |

Doctors owe their patients high standards of care. Rules, laws, and expectations in the medical industry protect patients from a wide range of harms and negligence. Within a doctor-patient relationship, a physician owes duties and responsibilities to his/her patient. One of these responsibilities is not to abandon the patient, or to sever the professional relationship… read more

What to Do If You See a Drunk Driver

|Posted on December 17, 2018 in Drunk Driving Accident,Safety Tips |

Drunk driving is a year-round risk, but driving under the influence (DUI) accident statistics consistently increase around the holidays. Over the last five years, an average of 300 people per year lost their lives in drunk driving accidents in the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Drunk drivers are rampant around the holidays, endangering the… read more

Good Samaritan Laws

|Posted on December 10, 2018 in Personal Injury |

A good Samaritan is someone who jumps in to help others in an emergency situation. A bystander or medical professional can be a good Samaritan. Good Samaritans often do not have any professional training or a responsibility to help, but they assist anyway, believing it is the right thing to do. In the past, good… read more

Is Your Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

|Posted on December 3, 2018 in Firm News |

American citizens can earn money in countless ways – only to discover they owe taxes on the income. Certain portions of a personal injury settlement may need to go to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Failing to pay required taxes can lead to fines and other legal penalties later. It’s important to clear up your… read more

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

|Posted on November 19, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous days of the year to drive due to the enormous number of people traveling for the holiday. Traffic fatalities tend to be higher on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year in the U.S. This is due to both increased traffic congestion from the number of… read more

How to File a Car Accident Claim

|Posted on November 15, 2018 in Car Accident |

Car accidents happen every day. Drivers involved often face challenges with insurance issues and navigating their options for legal recourse. Drivers in Kansas and Missouri should speak with a Kansas City car accident lawyer to know how to file car accident claims and what to expect after an accident; the process is going to be… read more

4 Tips to Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

|Posted on October 29, 2018 in Safety Tips |

The last thing you should have to worry about this holiday season is suffering a personal injury. Unfortunately, accident rates go up, not down, during the holidays. More traffic on the roads, out-of-town drivers, weather-related risks, flu season, and fire hazards can all threaten your family’s safety during the fall and winter months. Instead of… read more