Believe it or not, if you are in a car accident, there are going to be more than a few people at the scene. For example, the at-fault driver is going to be there, as well as any other drivers who were involved and all the passengers. Other people at the scene include first-responders and witnesses to the accident. If you are in a car accident, the situation can become frustrating quickly. Not only is there the potential to say something to someone nearby, but you may also post something on social media that is damaging to a lawsuit you file in the future.

Many have heard about the tragic death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City, Kansas.  This is a terrific settlement for a family who suffered a needless and avoidable tragedy.  However, this tragic event and the resulting settlement highlight an even greater tragedy inherent in Kansas wrongful death cases.  Caleb’s father is a Republican...

Judge Ortrie Smith, of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, in a historical decision, issued his order approving a class action settlement between gun owners and Remington Arms Company, LLC. Gun owners claimed, in the case of Pollard v Remington Arms Company, LLC , that certain models of Remington bolt action rifles have...

Over the past year, our Monsees & Mayer attorneys and staff traveled across the country and spent thousands of hours investigating scenes, interviewing witnesses and experts, and doing whatever it takes to advocate for our clients. We resolved cases involving sexual misconduct by church personnel, bad faith claims against insurance companies, injuries and deaths due to defective hunting equipment and firearms, negligent personnel in...

On Tuesday, May 12, an Amtrak train carrying 238 passengers and five crew members derailed in Philadelphia. Officials report that at the time of the derailment, the train was traveling at 106 MPH. The derailment occurred as the train entered a curve in the tracks which officials say has a posted speed limit of 50 MPH. Currently, a total...