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Kansas City, MO - UPDATE: Child Dies After House Fire at 7000 N Avalon St Jul 19, 2021

Kansas City, MO (July 19, 2021) - Officers with the Kansas City Police Department say that a third young victim has died after a house fire occurred last week in the 7000 block of North Avalon Street. Police said the 4-year-old child tragically died ...

Kansas City, MO - Two Killed, Three Injured in House Fire at 7200 N Avalon St Jul 14, 2021

Kansas City, MO (July 14, 2021) - Officers from the Kansas City Police Department say that two people died following a house fire that occurred on Wednesday morning, July 14, in the Northland area. Police say that, in addition to the two deceased ...

Kansas City, MO - Boy Seriously Injured in Roller Coaster Accident at 2100 W 76 Country Blvd at Branson Jun 21, 2021

Kansas City, MO (June 21, 2021) - A young boy sustained serious injuries on Sunday evening, June 20, after being trapped beneath a roller coaster in the Branson amusement park in the Ozarks. First responders were called to assist around 7:30 p.m. The ...

Avalon, MO - Charles Plummer Killed, Susan Bachman Injured in Car Crash on Rte JJ May 25, 2021

Avalon, MO (May 25, 2021) - A man has died after sustaining serious injuries in a car crash that occurred in rural Livingston County on Sunday evening, May 23. Authorities say that 75-year-old Charles Plummer died Monday morning at Liberty Hospital. ...

Burn Incidence and Treatment Facts Mar 15, 2021

A severe burn injury can cause physical and emotional pain — and the treatments and therapies throughout the healing and recovery process can pose financial burdens for the victim and their family. Whether work-related or caused by a traumatic ...

Can You Recover From a Severe Burn Injury? Feb 18, 2021

The Prognosis of a Severe Burn We've all experienced a mild burn in our lifetime, such as a sunburn or burn from accidentally touching a hot stove. However, when an accident occurs and causes a severe burn injury that can be life-threatening, the ...

Can a Spinal Cord Injury Be Repaired? Jan 21, 2021

Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries are serious. While some treatments and therapies can help someone regain partial function and have some recovery, any damage to the spinal cord is permanent. In the most severe cases, there are ...

The Link Between TBIs and Parkinson’s Jan 12, 2021

What is Parkinson's Disease? Parkinson's disease is a nervous system disorder that affects the body's movement. Symptoms may start with minor tremors and progress to more pronounced tremors. It can also cause slow movement and stiffness, and slurred ...

Kansas City, MO - Driver Killed in Stop-Sign Collision at 40th St & Agnes Ave Dec 14, 2020

Kansas City, MO (December 14, 2020) - A driver was killed after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Kansas City on Saturday, December 12. According to local sources, the deadly crash occurred near the intersection of E. 40th Street and Agnes ...

[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 ...

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 ...

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