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 suspicion of…

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 by…

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 question the…

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…

Schlitterbahn Wrongful Death Settlement

Many have heard about the tragic death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City, Kansas. This is a terrific settlement for a family who suffered a needless and avoidable tragedy. However, this tragic event and the resulting settlement highlight an even greater tragedy inherent in Kansas wrongful death cases.…

Uber Testing Driver Conduct Tracking Technology

Ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are coming to have a bigger and bigger presence out on the roads here in America. How ride-sharing service drivers act matters considerably, as their actions not only can impact their passengers, but also other individuals using the roads (including bicyclists, motorcyclists and other drivers or passengers). So, one…