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Kansas City, MO – Motorcyclist Killed in Car Crash on Noland Rd Sep 25, 2020

Kansas City, MO (September 25, 2020) – A motorcyclist lost their life after a collision on Thursday in the Kansas City area. Just before 3:30 p.m., on September 24, the Kansas City Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Noland Road. A ...

Kansas City, MO – David Burkhardt Killed in Crash with SUV on I-35 Sep 18, 2020

Kansas City, MO (September 18, 2020) – A fatal accident in Johnson County resulted in a complete shut down to the southbound side of the interstate spanning into Wyandotte County. Just after 1:20 p.m., on September 17, emergency crews responded to ...

2014 Traffic Fatalities Hit a Record Low Dec 18, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced some good news. The number of traffic fatalities for 2014 were at record lows, but will the trend continue in 2015? Statistics for 2014 Traffic Fatalities A total of 32,675 traffic ...

Compensation from GM Issued to Pre-Bankruptcy Ignition Switch Victims Dec 14, 2015

Despite accepting complete responsibility for their failure to disclose awareness of defective ignition switches affecting millions of vehicles, General Motors Co. (GM) secured liability protection from related lawsuits involving crashes prior to ...

Can I File a Lawsuit Against a Hit-and-Run Driver? Oct 2, 2015

When you’re involved in an auto accident and the driver at fault flees the scene, you might be wondering what you can do. Although insurance companies can help cover the costs of property damage and medical expenses, it can be much more difficult ...

Final GM Ignition Switch Numbers: 9 of 10 Claims Rejected Aug 24, 2015

The fund set up by General Motors (GM) to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch has identified all of the victims that will be receiving compensation from the fund. It determined that 124 deaths and 257 injuries were a direct result of an ...

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do? Aug 3, 2015

If you have been injured because of someone’s wrongful behavior, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. When initiating a personal injury lawsuit seems ...

GM Secretly Settles With Family of Woman Killed by Defective Ignition Switch Mar 13, 2015

The family of Brooke Melton, a young woman who died in 2010, has come to a settlement with auto giant, General Motors (GM). In 2010, Melton was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt on Georgia highway when the ignition switch turned from the on position to ...

Dangerous Scaffold Kills Painter on Parvin Road Mar 12, 2015

A painter was trapped on a scaffolding on Thursday morning at a worksite on the 8800 block of Northeast Parvin Road, the man was forced to jump from the scaffolding because it was unsteady. Though he was able to jump, before the scaffolding fell, he ...

Christine Marie Brown Pleads Guilty to Killing Two in Accident Feb 22, 2015

A woman from St. Peters, Missouri, passed out at the wheel of her car while high on heroin. While asleep, she crashed into another vehicle in a head-on-collision. The other vehicle’s occupants were an elderly couple who were killed upon impact. On ...

Head-On Collision Kills Rachel M. Bailey Jan 27, 2015

On Sunday morning, Rachel M. Bailey, a 22-year-old woman from Richmond, Missouri was fatally injured in a head-on collision. Bailey was a passenger in a 2005 Nissan Altima. The driver of the Nissan Altima, Crystal G. Streiler, a 27-year-old woman ...

91% of Nursing Homes have Insufficient Staffing Nov 21, 2011

According to the most recent federal study by the Health Care Financing Association, more than 91 percent of the nursing homes in the United States have insufficient nurse aid staffing levels to provide the necessary care to nursing home residents. ...

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