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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO “ASSUME THE RISK”?

What Does It Mean To “Assume the Risk” Assumption of Risk in Daily Activities Do you know what it means to “assume the risk” of an activity? Many activities involve an element of risk.  Some are inherent to the activity undertaken such as sky diving.  However, people undertake tasks every day that are less threatening […]

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Bird Scooters in Kansas City

Electric scooter companies, Lime and Bird, experience two fatalities in single month

As more and more scooters are dropped off in cities across the country, the number of injuries, and now deaths, continue to rise. One of the biggest issues is that Lime and Bird riders are prohibited from operating on sidewalks. As a result, customers are forced to operate exclusively on city streets. Further, although these […]

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Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month

Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month As summer ends and fall rolls in, it’s that time of the year for hunters to head back into the woods with excitement in anticipation of claiming their next (or for some their first) “trophy.” For most hunters, preparation for a new season requires scouting, strategy, and precision when it […]

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What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need?

What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need?

Are you looking to hire a lawyer? Did you know that not all attorneys are the same? In the medical profession, practice specialties are recognized, and a physician who wishes to focus his practice, can undergo further training and an examination to be certified as a medical specialist. For example, if you break a bone, you […]

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What Is A Personal Injury Attorney?

In the strictest sense, a personal injury attorney is just as the name says.  An attorney for personal injuries. Within the medical profession, when you have a fractured leg you can see an orthopedic surgeon. This surgeon will have special training and skills to perform exactly the type of surgery needed to set your leg.  […]

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Concert Injuries: Who is Responsible?

Concert Injuries: Who is Responsible?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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