Getting injured on someone's property can be both painful and quite frustrating. Victims often feel like they should not have to be responsible for an accident, but many property owners will do and say whatever they can to avoid any liability. In these situations, it can be enormously helpful to have the support of someone with a thorough legal understanding...

While there's no doubt that physical injuries like broken bones are painful, even some of the most serious types of physical injuries can usually be treated and will eventually heal. The same, however, cannot be said of brain injuries.When attempting to diagnose and treat a physical injury, doctors can utilize diagnostic tests like X-rays and MRI's to pinpoint the...

While many Missouri women experience a problem-free birth of their babies, there are instances where the delivery of a child may not go as planned. In some of these cases, a doctor or health care professional may be required to provide assistance during the delivery. Depending on the circumstances, forceps...

Kansas City area residents were saddened to learn of the recent truck accident on Interstate 435 that resulted in the deaths of five people. The tragic accident occurred around 5 p.m. as a 24-year-old mother was transporting her three small children and a 17-year-old friend. For unknown reasons, the woman's car was stopped or stalled in the right lane...

Missouri families who have family members living in nursing homes may be taken aback by the findings reported in a study endorsed by the Commonwealth Fund, a national think tank geared toward health care issues. Reportedly, more than 500,000 nursing home residents suffer from malnutrition or dehydration, with up to 50 percent of residents in some particular nursing homes...

In this blog, we frequently discuss the devastating consequences that may result in motor vehicle accidents involving large commercial trucks. It's critical, therefore, that commercial trucks are equipped with safety gear and properly maintained and that truck drivers are highly trained and abide by all applicable rules and laws.Every year, hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents and the...

As the Kansas City region braces for the cold temperatures and unpredictable weather that frequently accompany the month of January, drivers are reminded to take steps to provide for their own safety and the safety of those with whom they share the road. Preparing for winter driving starts long before a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle.When...

When a medical error occurs because of a doctor, nurse or other member of a hospital staff, a patient who suffers injuries may be able to file a medical malpractice suit as a result of the negligent act or omission. Missouri residents who have been so injured may be able to name several defendants due to the principal of...