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Blog From a Kansas City Personal Injury Attorney

Injuries Due to Vaping Battery Explosions

October 7, 2019

An electronic cigarette or vape battery can be poorly constructed and more prone to failure, or be designed in a way that makes failure highly…

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Bicycle Accidents

September 30, 2019

According to the NHTSA [https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov] the number of bicycle accidents has gone down overall, there are still almost 800 fatal bike accidents in the United…

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Online Auto Accident Injury Calculators are Worthless and Fraudulent

September 23, 2019

Recently I have seen numerous websites that offer the ability to estimate the value of a client’s personal injury claim during the first consultation with…

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Motorcycle Accidents

September 16, 2019

Personal bias should not play a role in compensating an injured motorcyclist.  Many people distrust — or even dislike — motorcyclists, and members of the…

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Following a Car Crash, Does a Hospital Have to Bill to Your Private Health Insurance, or Can They Just Come After Your Settlement Proceeds?

September 9, 2019

In Morgan v. Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, 403 S.W. 3d 115 (June 28, 2013), the Missouri Court of Appeals held that St. Luke’s was…

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Emotional Damages After a Car Crash?

September 3, 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court has allowed the recovery of damages in a car crash under uninsured motorist (UM) policies for emotional distress in cases even…

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Are Your Medical Records Really Yours?

August 30, 2019

Denying a patient health records does not appear to be a cause of action. However, courts in several jurisdictions have ordered covered entities to disclose…

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CAR CRASH – STATE MINIMUMS?

June 11, 2019

Buying minimal coverage in order to reduce your car insurance rates is short-sighted. Having adequate insurance is especially important for affluent drivers: “The more assets you have,…

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HOW MUCH INSURANCE SHOULD YOU CARRY – CAR CRASH?

June 4, 2019

After a Car Crash, when a lawyer is deciding whether or not to file a lawsuit on behalf of his client against an at-fault driver,…

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What Happens if the Value of your Medical Care Following a Car Accident is Greater than the available Insurance?

May 28, 2019

“(An) …insurance company must in good faith view the situation as it would if there were no policy limit applicable to the claim.” 67 Harv.L.Rev.…

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