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Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect are serious issues that occur at facilities all across the country. Neglect is considered one of the most common types of abuse that occur. Cases of neglect take place when an individual is not receiving a proper level of care for their needs. The level of care required varies from […]

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Attorney Timothy Monsees Super Lawyers Feature

Tim Monsees, of Monsees & Mayer, Provides Valuable Information and Advice about Tree Stand Accidents in Recent Super Lawyers Article

For years, the law firm of Monsees & Mayer has provided individuals in the Kansas City area with practical advice and superior representation for personal injury and accident cases resulting from negligence or wrongdoing from another party.

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Drowsy Driving within the Ride Sharing Industry is a Safety Risk

A leading medical authority has issued a statement about the risks of driving fatigue within the ride sharing industry.  Ride sharing, the general description of specific providers like “Uber” and “Lyft” is a quickly emerging industry that is revolutionizing the taxicab and limousine industry.  Riders secure a car and driver through use of a smartphone […]

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Summer is upon us.  The pools and water parks are about to open.  Fun in the water should not equate to danger in the water.  All of us have some responsibility to look out for our own water safety, but owners and operators of swimming pools and water parks have a responsibility to make sure […]

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Memorial Day Safe Travel Tips

Memorial Day Safe Travel Tips

Let the travel season begin!  Memorial Day is the annual kickoff weekend for summer travel, and the roads, airports and train stations across the United States will be clogged with travelers.  Holiday fun and travel should not equate to danger or injury.  There are simple tips you can use to make sure your travels are […]

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Fatal boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks

A tragic boating accident claimed the lives of three individuals, and severely injured two more, at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. All the victims were in their early 20’s. The accident took place early Saturday morning near the 47 mile marker. Troopers were notified around 1:45 am and arrested the driver on […]

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National Safe Boating Week with Monsees Mayer

National Safe Boating Week

This week is National Safe Boating Week.   In light of the tragic boating accident that took place at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend, we at Monsees & Mayer, P.C. feel it is important to promote the safe boating campaign.  If everyone would take these to heart our waterways would be a great […]

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Impaired driver hits, kills couple in Belton, Missouri

Our team is deeply saddened to hear of yet another instance in which drunk driving claims the life of another. According to this article a 31-year old man operating a Dodge pick-up truck swerved into oncoming traffic, striking a Belton couple head-on.  The driver was arrested for DUI and later charged with two counts of involuntary […]

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Kansas man dies after farming accident

In this tragic story out of Ellis County, Kansas, a 34-year-old farm worker died after a skid-loader bucket came crashing down on top of him. According to this report, it appears the bucket first hit the man on the head before falling onto his lower extremities. While it is unclear whether this death was caused […]

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Gymnastics coach accused of child molestation

One of the most common types of child abuse we unfortunately encounter with clients is that where the perpetrator is placed into a position of authority or trust, and ultimately abuses the power to dominate and influence the trust of kids. Imagine how difficult it can be for even an adult to call into to […]

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Youth pastor admitted to sexual relationship with teen

Sexual abuse of children and other congregation members, like what happened recently in a St. Louis suburb, can, and should be, prevented. For more information on that story, click here. Prior to hiring a new pastor, a church and its elders have a legal duty to conduct adequate background checks. Any “red flag” raised by […]

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Mom issues warning to parents after infant ejected from car seat during crash

To be effective, child restraint devices, like car seats and booster seats, must be used properly. It is crucial for parents to understand what, if any, modifications can be made without jeopardizing the safety of their child. Consider, for example, a recent story out of Georgia where a two-month-old child was ejected from her car […]

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Polaris agreed to pay a $27.25 million penalty for failure to report defective recreational off-road vehicles

Polaris To Pay $27.25 Million Penalty For Failure To Report Defective Recreational Off-Road Vehicles

On April 2nd, Polaris agreed to pay a $27.25 million penalty for failure to report defective recreational off-road vehicles.  The penalty was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), the leading government authority with oversight of product safety.  While civil penalties are not uncommon, they are reserved for the most severe of circumstances when […]

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Nursing home abuse and neglect

What Should You Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

One of the great fears we all have is finding one of our loved ones or eventually ourselves in a nursing home.  Add to those concerns, being in an abusive or neglectful environment.  Unfortunately, age and ill-health may eventually lead to the need for nursing care and a level of attention that we cannot provide […]

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Distracted Driving Awareness

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. When one thinks about distracted driving the majority of us think of “Texting While Driving,” however distracted driving is much more than this. Distracted driving is defined as “driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away from driving.”

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