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Youth Sports Safety

Youth Sports Safety

April is National Youth Sports Safety month. Not only does Tim Monsees devote a significant portion of his practice to victims of sporting and recreational injury, he spent over 20 years as a youth coach in baseball. Hence, Tim brings a unique perspective to how to avoid sports injuries and also how to pursue proper […]

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Man dies after brick smashes through his car’s windshield

Vehicle operator’s failure to secure load costs man his life after brick goes through windshield. While many details of this horrific incident are unknown at this point, a 73-year-old man was killed over the weekend after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and went crashing through his windshield. Individual drivers and businesses (and their […]

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Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse

A Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse is recognized on April 8th . What a wonderful goal! We may not see such a lofty goal achieved in our lifetimes, but if we don’t work toward that goal, will it ever be achieved? In the United States alone, 1 in 5 girls and 1 in […]

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Uber reaches settlement less than one month after its smart car kills pedestrian.

While it appears the terms will remain confidential, the family of a 49-year- old woman who was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving car has agreed to a settlement. For more details on crash itself, see our earlier post. Generally, it is uncommon for a settlement to be reached so quickly in a case […]

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Uber “smart car” hits, kills pedestrian in Arizona.

According to early reports, we have another smart car accident.  A self-driving Uber car struck a woman crossing a street late Sunday evening near Tempe, Arizona. It is believed that the vehicle was in autonomous, self-driving mode when it struck the pedestrian.

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Was Your Truck Accident the Result of Industry Violations?

When you get behind the wheel, you are accepting the risk that goes along with this. While you may try to protect yourself by driving larger SUVs or pickup trucks, these are still no match for fully loaded, 80,000-pound tractor trailers. When smaller vehicles are involved in an accident with big rigs, the results can […]

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Gun Violence

Why Can’t We Stop Gun Violence

The debate over gun regulation is one that is likely to continue for months or years to come. With every mass shooting, especially like recent events in Florida that resulted in the death of 17 school children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the question of gun regulation surfaces. Should regulations limit assault-style […]

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Important Questions to Ask if You are Involved in a Hunting Accident

I have just fallen from my elevated tree stand! I have just been shot by my hunting partner! These are two examples of exclamations we never want to hear. However, even when all due care is exercised by a hunter, one can still be a victim of hunting injury. Moreover, not all hunting accidents are […]

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Who can be sued in a Missouri Construction Accident Case?

When construction site accidents occur, there are a host of possible avenues. Some of the most common defendants in these situations include: Co-employees Other Contractors on the site Product manufacturers who may have sold or leased equipment to the job site Landowners or lessees of the property

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Guest Blog: What Should I Do If I Was Injured On The Job?

Chances are, that at some point in your working career you will suffer an injury while you are at work. You may have suffered one before or witnessed an accident occur involving someone else. If so, did you take the proper steps afterward? Work related injuries are quite common. In fact, the Bureau of Labor […]

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Hiring the Right Personal Injury Attorney

Why Hiring the Right Personal Injury Attorney Matters

While the movies are usually an overly-exaggerated version of real life, this is only partly true when it comes to the lawyer you need to hire for your personal injury case. If you find an attorney who tells you to limp as you enter the court room and pretend you are more injured than you […]

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Product Liability Attorneys

How to Know if You Can File a Product Liability Lawsuit

Product liability lawsuits usually involve injuries that are the result of a product that is defective in some way. These are considered complex lawsuits requiring special knowledge and experience. Occasionally, product liability cases are filed as a class action lawsuit, if there were many people who were affected or injured by the product. In some […]

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Subtle Signs of Nursing Home Abuse You Should Never Ignore

Right now, more and more of the baby boomer generation are entering their golden years. Thanks to the advances in health care, the life expectancies of these individuals is only going up, which has resulted in the need for nursing home care going up significantly. While most nursing homes and assisted living communities are safe, […]

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Premises Liability: Landowners Responsibility In Icy Weather

Winter isn’t just coming . . . it has arrived. Fortunately, unlike those in Westeros for Game of Thrones, there are no White Walkers in the forecast. But, the onset of freezing temperatures, rain, sleet and snow is very much a Kansas City reality. Recently, Tim Monsees was interviewed by one of our local Kansas […]

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Child Abuse Victims

Child Abuse Victims Should Embrace the #MeToo Movement

We have all been staggered by the national reaction to the #MeToo movement for women sweeping across the nation. While some contest the validity of many of the claims that have arisen, few would condone sexual predation against any person. However, while women are standing up everywhere to raise awareness about sexual predation, there is […]

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