CLIENT NEWSLETTER

Introduction

Our quarterly client newsletters contain brief articles of particular interest to the general public, from consumers to victims to litigants. The articles in each newsletter are listed underneath.

I’m sending you these clippings so you can see the excitement that is going on in Joplin. D.S. & I are doing fine. Thank you for all your help.
D.S. & C.S.

They describe dangerous situations, warn about defective products, advise about legal rights and otherwise help you to protect yourself and your family. In order to read an article click on the newsletter and look for that particular title. The topics deal with issues of current interests to lawyers, clients and the general public, including the following: auto accident repairs, construction injuries, chronic pain, auto insurance, truck accidents, truck safety, pesticide exposure, Ford/Firestone Recall, tire safety, medication side effects, diet products, natural gas safety, injured children, insurance fraud, and MTBE.

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Winter 2016

  • A New Addition to the Monsees & mayer Team
  • Mass Torts
  • Keep your Kids safe online
  • Perfect pancakes!
  • Large truck and passenger vehicle collisions
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Drowsy Driving stay awake to arrive safe
  • Dollar general loses Alabama case, must pay $1.725 million in damages
  • Exploding Samsung Phones

Summer 2016

  • Protect your rights at the VOTING BOOTH
  • The SEVENTH Amendment
  • Common AMUSEMENT PARK INJURIES more down-to-earth than expected
  • More than 1 MILLION AMERICANS have died in auto accidents since 1990
  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE doesn’t “just happen”
  • Monster energy drinks WREAKING HAVOC
  • Johnson & Johnson LOSES CASE over link between talc and cancer
  • Szechuan Noodles
  • Why you should file a POLICE REPORT after an accident

Spring 2016

  • Most common vehicle accident injuries
  • Choosing an attorney know what to expect
  • Record number of vehicle recalls in 2015
  • Lead poisoning watch out for these common sources
  • PRESIDENTIAL elections 101
  • SPRING AHEAD change your batteries
  • Protecting “SMART” DEVICES from hackers
  • What is CTE?

Winter 2015

  • Preparation makes fire aftermath a little easier
  • Construction’s “Fatal Four”
  • Airbags a long road to saving lives
  • Do you have an attractive nuisance on your property?
  • #DONOTPOST
  • Safe driving in slippery conditions
  • Chocolate chip cookies

Fall 2015

  • Winning your case begins with preparation
  • What to do if you’re in an auto accident
  • The 4PRECAUTIONS every pedestrian should take to stay safe
  • NuvaRing riskier than advertised
  • Are personal injury settlements taxable?
  • Don’t make these four mistakes if you’re injured in an accident
  • 3 items that are surprisingly dangerous for children
  • A victory in the battle again robocalls
  • Autumn leaves can prove dangerous
  • Enjoy a safe night of trick-or-treating

Summer 2015

  • Get to know the two newest members of our team
  • Don’t let an injury ruin your day at the park
  • Someone is watching you…
  • Dealing with ASBESTOS in the home
  • Service workers protected under labor laws
  • SALSA DE MAÍZ
  • Know your pathogens
  • Phones not only driving distraction
  • Second impact syndrome – the risk of “toughing it out”

Spring 2015

  • Five things to do if you’re the victim of a hit-and-run
  • Lawsuits moving forward on Lipitor/diabetes link
  • Common Causes of Truck Accidents
  • Watch your step!
  • Sudoku
  • 25 WORST passwords of 2014
  • What makes a good password?
  • Activity trackers in the courtroom?
  • E-Cigarette poisoning risk
  • Keurig coffee machines recalled

Fall 2014

  • GM recall shows importance of civil justice system
  • Purchasing auto insurance common questions
  • Age discrimination on the rise
  • Railroad employees face special circumstances
  • Slow cooked Pulled Pork sandwiches
  • Dog breeds blacklisted
  • Elder abuse: the warning signs
  • Preventing fall sports injuries
  • Preparing for a Personal Injury Case: What You Need to Know (Quick Prep)

Summer 2014

  • Should I file a personal injury lawsuit?
  • Summertime is prime time for teen accidents
  • Bumpy ride
  • ATV safety
  • Driverless cars
  • ENHANCING BICYCLE SAFETY
  • STRESSED
  • Food allergies and the law
  • THINK before you TEXT

Spring 2014

  • What is a personal injury lien?
  • HANDS-FREE doesn’t mean less DISTRACTING
  • Cyclists should look out…for other cyclists
  • MOTORCYCLISTS OVER 40 at higher injury risk
  • ASLEEP at the wheel
  • When animals BITE
  • PROVING emotional distress
  • Scooters, skates &skateboards
  • WHIPLASH: What is it?

Winter 2014

  • Happy Holiday Season and a wonderful 2015!
  • Paralegals: An indispensable part of the team
  • Oven-roasted squash with garlic and parsley
  • Bad diagnosis–Mistake or malpractice?
  • Millions of vehicles recalled over defective air bags
  • Defensive medicine: Myth or fact?
  • #X – Join the movement
  • Have you purchased a Red Bull in the last 12 years?

Winter 2013 – 2014

  • Watch what you post if you are in the middle of a lawsuit
  • Is private REALLY private?
  • Tips for settling an injury case
  • BEFORE YOU SETTLE, ASK:
  • Preparing for an injury lawsuit
  • The silent killer
  • FOOD POISONING SOURCES
  • Failure to diagnose cancer
  • Teaching teens the rules of the road
  • IDENTITY THEFT

Fall 2013

  • Don’t TEXT and DRIVE!
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • LIKE us on Facebook
  • DANGER ZONE:Office accidents
  • What NOT to do after a traffic accident
  • SLIP and FALL
  • C-H-E-E-R!
  • Deadline for filing a personal injury claim
  • Tractor-trailer tire blowouts

Summer 2013

  • Our name has changed!
  • How accident reports and citations affect a claim
  • Attorneys save you money
  • Birth injuries
  • Summer Recall Roundup
  • The Right Protection
  • Tailgating Drivers
  • Does tort reform affect physician supply
  • Preventable condition could be sign of abuse or neglect

Spring 2013

  • Kids at play
  • Filing a wrongful death lawsuit
  • Hit and run
  • Consumer reports: “Legal DIY websites no match for a pro”
  • Wear a helmet, save a life (and money)
  • Spring Recall roundup
  • Help stop teen drinking
  • Workers’ comp or personal injury?
  • Should you settle?

Winter 2012 – 2013

  • Another year, another triumph
  • Minor accidents can lead to long-term injuries
  • Phone-related distraction responsible for almost a quarter of crashes
  • The dog (bite!) days of winter
  • Warning: Generic drugmakers not liable for inaccurate labels
  • You better watch out…FOR TOYS on this annual list
  • Winter Recall Alert
  • DUI Season
  • Create an emergency kit for your car

Fall 2012

  • Help protect athletes from traumatic brain injury
  • Birth defects and antidepressants
  • Is your rental safe
  • A case for e-scriptions
  • Recall Roundup
  • Can adult children be held responsible for elderly parents behind the wheel
  • When does an accident turn into a personal injury case
  • Red-light cameras can be a valuable witness
  • Should school buses have seat belts

Summer 2012

  • Legislatures and Congress attach individual rights
  • Play it safe on the side of the road
  • Have a fun and safe STAYCATION
  • Is it supposed to do that – Reporting a dangerous product
  • Recall Alert
  • Could Osteoporosis drugs case fractures
  • Are you a distracted driver
  • Shocking Stats – Student athlete cardiac screenings

Spring 2012

  • Shorter shifts haven’t reduced medical errors in hospitals
  • Are you signing away your child’s rights when they go on a field trip
  • Slip and Fall Accidents – no laughing matter
  • Collecting evidence from an accident
  • When cars and bikes collide
  • DENIED- Are you eligible for Medicaid or not
  • Recall Roundup
  • Cars vs. Commercial Truck

Fall 2011

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Organ donors save lives…and face punishment from insurers
  • Think twice before running that red light
  • Meet Lady Justice
  • New FDA web site makes tracking recalls easier
  • They Knew What When?!?
  • Zyprexa
  • Second Chance Body Armor bulletproof vests
  • Killer peanuts
  • What would cars be like without the civil justice system

Summer 2011

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks MMMPA one of the top law firms in the country!
  • When the dog bites
  • How to get your medical records
  • Emotional damages
  • Be aware of recalls, protect your family!
    • Baja Motorsports mini-bikes and go-carts
    • Kawasaki 2010 KLX110 off-road motorcycles
    • Folding wooden chairs
    • Husqvarna riding lawn tractors
  • Dangers of all-terrain vehicles

Spring 2011

  • Preventable Medical Errors
    • The sixth-biggest killer in America
  • Vehicle Accident Q & A “Totaled Vehicle”
  • Ruling Keeps Justice Out Of Reach For Many Americans
  • Drug Recalls
  • Home Poison Control
  • Debunking Myths
    • Insurance premiums are skyrocketing due to lawsuits.
    • Big awards line the pockets of attorneys and leave nothing for the victim.
    • Lawsuits are preventing people from volunteering for Scouts, Little League, and other children’s programs.
  • Workplace Safety
    • Missing Safety Guard
  • Medical Negligence
    • Faulty anesthesia equipment

Winter 2010/11

  • Auto accidents
  • Winter sports injuries
  • Generic drug effectiveness and safety
  • Economic Losses
    • Lesser harm
    • Serious injury
  • Product RECALLS
  • Nursing home negligence
    • Vulnerable resident
  • Texting while driving is DANGEROUS.
    • A driver dies
  • How safe is your rental car?
    • An unsafe rental
  • Ambulance Care
    • One Mother’s Experience

Fall 2011

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Think twice before running that red light
  • New FDA Web site makes tracking recalls easier
  • Meet Lady Justice
  • THEY KNEW WHAT WHEN?!!?
    • Zyprexa
    • Killer peanuts
    • Second Chance Body Armor bulletproof vests
  • What would cars be like without the civil justice system?

Summer 2010

  • When do you need an attorney?
  • Driver alert! Uninsured motorist danger
  • Children’s toxic jewelry
  • Insurance disputes
  • Maclaren stroller RECALL
  • Amusement park SAFETY
  • Latisse® lash lengthener caution
  • INJURED while on vacation?
  • Preventable childbirth injuries
  • Dangerous medications

Spring 2010

  • Auto Accidents – Who’s really at fault?
  • Insurance company bad faith
  • Medical ID THEFT – Safeguard yourself against this fast-growing crime.
  • Roof-crush vehicle ACCIDENTS
  • CREDIT REPORTS and auto insurance
  • Sexual harassment at work…STILL ILLEGAL
  • Preventable medical errors – The sixth-biggest killer in America

Fall 2010

  • Medical malpractice
    • Childbirth complications
    • Delayed C-section
  • Medical product liability
    • A fatal overdose
  • The 1,2,3’s of defensive driving
    • Protect Yourself And Your Family
    • Drive defensively
    • Call us if you get into an accident
    • How we will help
  • FACEBOOK and risky disclosures
  • Premises liability
    • Nightclub negligence

Summer 2009

  • Top-ten worst U.S. insurers – Insurance industry uses “Deny, Delay, Defend” strategies and puts profits over policyholders
  • MMI? What’s that?
  • Big-box store accidents
  • Debunking CIVIL JUSTICE MYTHS
  • NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS
  • AFTER-SCHOOL CHILD PICKUP
  • Workplace injuries
  • Recreational boating accidents
  • Machine injured workers
  • Dangerous drugs and medical devices

Winter 2009

  • Catching up with MMMPA
  • Have you been a victim of an auto accident?
  • What to do if you are in an accident?
  • FDA mandates pain-drug warnings
  • Fair credit collection
  • Jurors in the Internet era
  • Prevent identity theft
  • Pain
  • Premises liability
  • A faulty deck guardrail
  • Personal injury issues
    • Nightclub negligence
  • Our dedication to clients
  • Auto Accidents
    • Driver responsibilities and protections
  • Auto Accidents
    • Failure to maintain lane
    • A head-on collision
  • What is a Trial Lawyer?
  • Auto Accidents
    • Parking Brakes
  • Jury Duty and Telephone Fraud
  • For Your Safety
    • Recalled product roundup
  • Ultrasound Drug Caution
    • Echocardiography
  • Teen Drivers
    • Trust but verify
    • Protect your young drivers
  • The “litigation crisis” Myth
  • When you meet an attorney
  • Trial Lawyers… do good things for clients and society

Summer 2008

  • Auto Accidents
    • Driver responsibilities & protections
    • Failure to maintian lanes
    • Parking brakes
  • What is a Trial Lawyer?
  • Jury Duty & Telephone Fraud
  • For Your Satefy
    • Recalled product roundup
    • Ultrasound drug caution
    • Teen drivers
  • The “Litigation Crisis” Myth
  • When You Meet An Attorney
  • Trial Lawyers
      • Personal Injury Damages
        • Compensatory damages
        • Punitive damages
        • Nominal damages
        • Court costs
        • Attorney’s fees
      • Playground Safety
        • Injured children
      • Carbon Monoxide Dangers
        • If you rent…
      • Auto Accidents
        • Seven slip-ups
      • Dog Bites
        • A serious attack
      • On-the-Job Injury
        • Additional compensation
      • Auto Accident Q and A
      • Slips and Falls
        • A slip on cola syrup
      • Keep Our Children Safe
      • Mandatory Arbitration
        • Marine reservist loses rights
      • False Arrest
        • An innocent teacher
      • For Your Safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • Wrongful Death
        • A student’s death
      • Hospital Medication Errors
        • What can patients do to protect themselves?
      • You Can Count On A Trial Lawyer For Help If…
      • Premises Liability
      • Auto Lemon Laws
        • A $150,000 lemon
      • Halloween Safety
        • A safer Halloween
      • Auto Accidents
        • Drivers who back up negligently
        • Jumping a curb
      • Auto Insurance
        • Why you may not be adequately covered
        • Insurance companies – Focused on the bottom line
        • Auto insurance agents – Not always there for you
      • Do You Have Enough Auto Insurance
        • Protect yourself
      • Shopping For Auto Insurance
        • The seven steps in buying auto insurance that will best protect you and your family include:
        • Types of coverage
      • What Affects Auto Insurance Rates?
      • Auto Insurer Tactics
        • Pressure to settle
        • Silence from adjusters
      • Auto Accident Attorneys
      • Accident Cases
        • Insurer fails to pay underinsured motorist claim
        • Passenger killed by drunk driver
      • Special Considerations
        • Rental car liability insurance
        • Work-related accidents
      • Increase Family Protection
      • Lower Your Insurance Costs
      • Season’s Greetings from Monsees & Mayer, P.C.
      • Obstetricians and gynecologists
        • Myth:
        • Facts:
      • Trial Lawyers
      • Vehicle rollover accidents
        • No $43.13 safety improvement
      • I’ve never filed a lawsuit!
        • Question:
        • Answer:
      • For Your Safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • Nursing homes… and accident prevention
        • Dangerous restraints
      • Client Service
        • Our goal: Keep you informed
      • Birth-control-patch danger
        • Ortho Evra
      • Cold Medication
        • Warning!
      • A change of seasons…
        • In Memoriam: Richard C. Miller
      • Malpractice Insurance
        • Falling claims and rising premiums
        • Falling claims
      • Premises Liability
        • Home or apartment fires
        • Fire safety
        • A negligent landlord
      • Medicare claim hearings
      • For your safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • Auto accidents
        • What is “proper lookout?”
      • Consumer credit-card disputes
        • Collusion lawsuit challenges mandatory arbitration
        • Defendants
        • Mandatory arbitration
      • You can beat City Hall
        • Police officers and qualified immunity
        • When police overstep bounds
      • Retiree health benefits
        • Union employees may be less vulnerable to cuts
      • Viagra and blindness
      • Bird flu vaccine
        • Senate eliminates liability
      • Auto accidents and injuries
        • Victims
        • Restitution
        • Attorneys
        • Insurance
      • The “Golden Hour”
      • When should a driver obtain legal counsel to protect his or her rights?
        • Driver rights
        • Police stops
          • If a police officer pulls you over…
        • Traffic citations
        • Driving under the influence
          • What can a driver do to minimize the potential of an impaired-driving arrest?
          • What should a driver do if stopped or questioned by law-enforcement authorities for impaired driving?
      • Driving Safely
        • Your car
        • Your driving
      • Auto Insurance
        • Are you fully covered
      • Protect yourself and your family
      • Civil Justice
      • Patients’ rights in hospitals
        • The rights patients should be entitled to include:
      • Auto accidents and injuries
        • Colossus? What’s that?
      • Police response time
        • Late responses
      • Asbestos
        • Protect your family at home
      • For your safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • What you mean to us
        • Client focus
        • Professionalism
      • Home-owner’s insurance
        • Peace of mind
        • Bad-faith claims
      • Anesthesiologists
        • Reduce malpractice incidents
      • Monsees, Miller recognized nationwide for community service
      • Child Injuries
      • For your safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • Mail Fraud
      • Taking Medications
        • Medication Errors
      • Disability Insurance
        • Bad faith
      • Cold and flu season…
        • … and phenylpropanolamine
      • Old injury – new accident
      • Asbestosis
        • Paul Zygielbaum
      • Class-action bill
        • Favors special interests over American families
      • Juries protect us all
      • Medical bills and bankruptcy
        • Bankruptcy legislation
      • Class actions
        • Personal trust class action
      • Dog bites
        • Dogs that bite
        • A $20,000 dog bite
      • Auto Accident
      • Secret settlements
      • For your safety
        • Recalled product roundup
      • CPSC fines manufacturer
      • Medical malpractice
        • Texas study contradicts “litigation explosion”

    Winter 2008 – Volume 9, Issue 1

    Fall 2007 – Volume 8, Issue 4

    Summer 2007 – Volume 8, Issue 3

    Winter 2006/07 – Volume 8, Issue 1

    Fall 2006 – Volume 7, Issue 4

    Summer 2006 – Volume 7, Issue 3 Special Edition

    Spring 2006 – Volume 7, Issue 2

    Winter 2005/2006 – Volume 7, Issue 1

    Fall 2005 – Volume 6, Issue 4

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