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Arthur Ashe Courage Award

‘Sister survivors’ Accept Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Last night, 141 women, representing all of the survivors who spoke out about the abuses they endured by Larry Nassar, received the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. The award, named for American tennis player Arthur Ashe, is presented annually as part of ESPN’s ESPY Awards. It is presented to recipients who “reflect the spirit of […]

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concert injuries

Concert Injuries: Who is Responsible?

Concert Injuries: Who is Responsible?

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800 Pound Boulder kills two people

800-Pound Boulder Falls Off Truck, Killing Two

800-Pound Boulder Falls Off Truck, Killing Two One man’s negligence resulted in the death of a mother and daughter in St. Paul, Minnesota, when an 800-pound boulder rolled off the back of his landscaping truck and struck their car. Police arrested Joe Czeck, 33, for the incident after using surveillance footage to identify him. He […]

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What Is Premises Liability?

What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability is a broad term applying to a wide range of cases that arise from unsafe conditions on land.  Most of the time you can look to the owner of the property as the primary defendant. But, premises liability can extend to anyone lawfully in possession of the property with a right to control […]

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Jimmy John's Delivery Driver Accident

Jimmy John’s Driver Hits and Kills Young Boy

Jimmy John’s Driver Hits and Kills Young Boy A Jimmy John’s delivery driver hit and killed a young boy riding his bicycle. The driver hit and killed Blake Huffman, 5, while Blake was riding his bike in front of his home. In addition to the grief they will suffer because of the loss, his family […]

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Twin toddlers drown in swimming pool at in-home daycare

Day Care Questioned Over Supposed Mosquito Bite

Day Care “Mosquito” Bite A mother received a call from a day care employee claiming her son had an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite. When she arrived, she found her 8-month-old son with bruises, scrapes, bite marks, and a swollen head. When questioned by the boy’s mother, the day care had no answers. News […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol Joins Operation Dry Water

As the 4th of July approaches, a holiday known for attracting large amounts of people to the lake, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds us that safety comes first. Missouri has designated June 29 – July 1 as “Operation Dry Water Weekend,” a program designed to monitor and deter impaired boaters.   This year’s Operation […]

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Tips For Driving Safely Around Semi-Trucks

Tips For Driving Safely Around Semi-Trucks

If you are like most people, driving is something you do on a daily basis without much thought. Some people get so used to driving that they seem to forget about the hazards on the roads in their area. Driving alongside diesel trucks is something you have probably done thousands of times. As a result, […]

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water slide personal injury accidents

Missouri water ride shut down after rider falls from tube

In the wake of a deadly accident at Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, the question of amusement park safety resurfaces after a rider fell from the “Typhoon Twister” at Six Flags in St. Louis, Missouri. Similar to the Verruckt water slide, which claimed the life of 10-year old Caleb Schwab in August 2016, […]

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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 accidents

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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Ozarks Boating accident

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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