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Congratulations to Our 2019 Super Lawyers® Honorees Nov 13, 2019

In 2019, three of our attorneys appeared on the Super Lawyers® website and in the organization’s yearly magazine. Our founding partner, David M. Peterson , was once again recognized on the main Super Lawyers list, which he has appeared on since 2005; ...

Always Watch for Pedestrians: Even Where They Shouldn’t Be Nov 8, 2019

Pedestrians are very vulnerable when there are vehicles around; especially those traveling at high speeds. Whether pedestrians have the right of way or not, you should always take caution to avoid hitting them. When it comes to pedestrians, always ...

Driving Safely in Kansas City Nov 4, 2019

Driving safely is as easy as it is important. It is especially significant to practice safe driving habits in inclement weather and densely populated areas. Good driving habits In order to keep yourself and those around you safe on the road, there ...

Missouri Car Accident Facts Oct 17, 2019

There are several circumstances in which unsafe driving can occur. Some are avoidable, like texting and driving, and others are unavoidable, such as debris or animal interferences that appear suddenly. It is crucial for drivers to engage in as many ...

[Infographic] Burn Injuries: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degrees Oct 2, 2019

Do you know the various degrees of burn injuries and how the symptoms can impact a person? For any victim of a burn injury caused by negligence, the severity can help to determine the compensation. Here’s how each degree of burn is determined: At ...

What are Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries? Sep 3, 2019

When someone suffers a spinal cord injury , it’s crucial to determine whether the cause was an act of negligence or if it is something that can happen in a sport or other physical contact. Unfortunately, there are many potential causes of spinal cord ...

Complete vs. Incomplete: Understanding Spine Injuries Aug 16, 2019

Spine injuries. They’re some of the most severe that can occur and often have a significant impact on the injured individual’s entire life. Unfortunately, these injuries happen far too often with thousands of new cases occurring each year. Many ...

Long-Term Effects Associated with a TBI Aug 8, 2019

After a traumatic brain injury , there are numerous effects the victim may experience—some more severe than others. At the end of the day, the long-term effects can be mild or severe, but they still require significant medical care moving forward. As ...

Identifying the Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury Jul 22, 2019

Because there are varying degrees of severity for brain injuries, many people downplay the various symptoms as something as simple as a headache. Unfortunately, this can also lead to the injured party not receiving the proper treatment to begin ...

Which Injuries are Categorized as Catastrophic? Jul 16, 2019

When it comes to any legal matter involving personal injury law, it’s easy for any person to consider their injury as serious. However, the law looks at the severity of the injury differently and there are only a few they consider to be catastrophic. ...

Car Accident Claim Myths: What's True vs. What's False? Jul 5, 2019

Needing to file a claim after a car accident can seem like a tedious task, especially when so many people have conflicting stories regarding the process involving the insurance companies. While there are a lot of truths out there, there are also ...

What are the 100 Deadliest Days? Jun 19, 2019

We have entered what is considered one of the most dangerous times of the year. The summer months—specifically the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day—are considered the 100 deadliest days for a number of different reasons. It’s imperative you ...

The Process of an Uninsured Car Accident Claim Jun 3, 2019

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you know that one of the most effective ways to move forward from the emotional pain and physical injuries is to pursue compensation. Typically, this is done through the negligent party’s insurance company. ...

The Four Factors of Liability In a Car Accident May 17, 2019

When filing a car accident claim against a negligent driver, you as the plaintiff have the burden of proof to show that the other driver was in fact responsible for the crash. Proving that negligence was involved is something that requires knowledge ...

Is a Recorded Statement Required After a Car Crash? May 10, 2019

We receive a lot of questions from individuals involved in a car accident, including one of the most common: “do I need to provide the other person’s insurance company with a recorded statement after the accident?” This is a common concern that many ...

Top 3 Lies Insurance Companies Tell to Limit Liability Apr 24, 2019

Any time you’re injured in an accident and your vehicle suffers damage, you rely on the insurance company to have your back and help you cover the expenses. When it’s someone else’s negligence that causes the crash, matters become more difficult. You ...

Car Accidents Resulting In PTSD: How You Can Move Forward Apr 17, 2019

In a car accident , there are countless types of injuries that you may sustain. You can suffer from broken bones, bruises, lacerations and cuts, spinal cord damage, and even traumatic brain injuries. However, some of the most difficult injuries to ...

What Rights Do Victims of Defective Medical Products Have? Apr 3, 2019

Imagine experiencing problems with a knee or hip, or other parts of your body. You speak with a medical professional about what options you have. They prescribe a medical device and you go through with the procedure expecting it to improve your ...

Defective Medical Devices and the Dangers Mar 26, 2019

It’s an unfortunate situation, but sometimes the items and products we expect to improve are health are the ones that cause significantly more damage. Defective medical devices should not exist, but they do, and individuals should understand which ...

What Is a DePuy Knee Replacement and Why Should You Be Careful? Mar 4, 2019

For years, there have been millions of individuals who have relied on certain medical devices to help improve their quality of life. Unfortunately, many of these items used are not as safe as they should be and those patients who received the ...

What are Common Problems with Metal-on-Metal Hips? Feb 18, 2019

There are numerous issues a person can experience with their hips as they get older. At some point, the doctor may recommend that the patient replace their problem hip with a prosthetic implant. However, these devices may not always be as safe as ...

Who Is Liable When a Defective Medical Product Causes Harm? Feb 11, 2019

What do you do when you, or someone you love, experiences the impacts of a defective medical device? You’ve already gone through enough and you were hoping that the device prescribed to you would help you get better. Unfortunately, defective medical ...

Which Medical Devices are Most Commonly Defective? Jan 23, 2019

For years, people have expected that they can get fair treatment from medical facilities and that they’d walk away from a situation feeling better than before. With modern advances and technologies, medical devices should be the way that many people ...

How Serious are Defective Medical Devices? Jan 21, 2019

Imagine needing a medical device to help improve your condition, heal a serious injury, and more. It’s an unfortunate situation, but there are numerous situations when medical devices that individuals rely on turn out to be defective. Items such as ...

Why Do Insurance Companies Try to Protect Their Clients in DUI Accidents? Dec 18, 2018

We all know that drunk driving accidents are wrong. Driving while intoxicated is an illegal act that can lead to serious consequences for the driver, and anyone he or she may collide with on the road. However, in civil legal matters, insurance ...

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