Category: Dangerous Premises

Twin toddlers drown in swimming pool at in-home daycare

Twin toddlers drown in swimming pool at in-home daycare

Our hearts go out to the family of these two toddlers. In today’s era, where both parents are required to work to support their family, we must entrust the care and safety of our children to others at times. A notification such as this is something none of us ever want to receive. Currently, there […]

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When is a Public Swimming Pool Liable?

When is a Public Swimming Pool Liable?

Its summer time, and folks are jammed packed into pools seeking fun and a quick escape from the heat.  Most owners carefully manage their pools with all the proper procedures, staffing and equipment.  But, even a well-managed pool can have moments of forgetfulness; and either you or a loved one may suffer a swimming pool […]

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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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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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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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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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What Damages are Allowed in a Missouri Wrongful Death Case?

In many situations, people in Kansas City and throughout the state of Missouri, are killed by the intentional or negligent actions of someone else. When this type of issue occurs, it is often devastating for the family members who are left behind. In addition to grieving for their loss and coming to terms with the […]

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Common Injuries Resulting from Swimming

During the summer months, one of the most common ways of beating the heat is to go for a swim. Unfortunately, while swimming pools can be a great source of fun and relaxation, they can also present a number of inherent risks, especially for younger children. Injuries and fatalities are extremely common.

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Kansas City Slip and Fall Accidents

Common Injuries Resulting from Slip and Fall Accidents

Falls are considered to be one of the primary causes of unintentional injuries in the United States according to information from NCS – the National Safety Council. In fact, falls account for almost nine million trips to the emergency room each year.

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11 injured in Kansas City apartment fire

At least 11 people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries after a fire started in a second floor apartment at the Paraclete Manor Apartments off Swope Parkway around noon on September 3, 2016. The fire was contained to the apartment but caused thick, heavy smoke to rise through the apartment’s upper floors, causing […]

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The beginning of the end for private prisons

Private prisons are, and have always been, a controversial topic. Some say that they are a natural part of an economy where any business that can make money is allowed to exist, while others say that they are a gross abuse of the justice system. Recently, the Justice Department made its stance on the issue […]

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Another woman added to Baylor rape lawsuit

In March, a woman filed a lawsuit against Baylor claiming she was raped by a coach and the school did nothing about it. Since then, three more women were added to the suit with the same claim. Now, a fourth woman has been added to the suit after claiming she was gang raped in 2011. […]

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Bar owners dispute that they are responsible for bar fight

When a fight breaks out in a public place, who is at fault? Is it the instigator? Does blame fall on all those who participated? Is the owner of the location at all responsible for what happens on their grounds? These are the questions that a recent lawsuit seeks to answer. Owners of a former […]

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Construction fall leads to personal injury lawsuit

City infrastructures require constant care. Whether it be a road that needs patching, a new sidewalk that needs to be put in, or any other number of things, it can seem as if construction is constantly happening in big cities. These construction jobs will almost exclusively be outsourced by the government to private construction companies […]

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