It’s a scene played repeatedly on newscasts and on social media: police officers in violent confrontations with citizens who are on the street in marches and demonstrations. Are they attacking peaceful protestors, or defending themselves and innocent citizens against violent attacks? It’s difficult … [Read more...] about Is The Use of Excessive Force by Police a Civil Rights Violation?
It may be a consequence of becoming disabled—getting behind and late on bills. After a time, you may begin getting calls from debt collectors and collection agencies demanding payment. When you explain that you are on disability, their next comment maybe, “we can garnish your disability check.” … [Read more...] about Can Creditors Garnish My Disability Income in Missouri (or Kansas City)?
In any kind of Kansas City personal injury case, you’ll experience a range of expenses that are outside of your monthly budget. Chances are, you don’t have the money to cover them all, either—especially if you’re unable to work while you heal. That’s where a settlement comes in. The money you … [Read more...] about Types Of Recoverable Damages In A Personal Injury Case
Filing a lawsuit for medical malpractice is a complicated matter. Missouri has a two-year time limit (the statute of limitations) to file your lawsuit or ten years after the discovery of a medical malpractice injury. You will also face a high standard to prove your case. Medical malpractice … [Read more...] about Medical Malpractice Case In Kansas City?
After an auto accident, you may receive several types of damages in your settlement, including medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage. Drunk driving, or DUI, is also a criminal charge that’s separate from the civil side of the accident. Chances are a drunk driver will receive a … [Read more...] about Punitive Damages In A Kansas City Drunk Driving Accident?
A spinal cord injury is one of the most serious and debilitating types of injuries. The resulting paralysis makes a normal life next to impossible going forward, and you will need long-term rehabilitation therapies. Family members are also directly impacted. This can include the loss of your income … [Read more...] about Spinal Cord Injury Settlements In Kansas City, MO?
Determining liability is difficult enough when you’re involved in an auto accident. But if someone else is driving your car, what happens next? No two accidents are alike. Responsibility for the accident could be yours, but it depends on several factors. Your rates may or may not increase as a … [Read more...] about Am I Held Liable For An Auto Accident in Kansas City If I Wasn’t Driving?
After a fall or other mishap at work, you may find yourself with a headache. Sometimes, it’s just a headache. But how do you know for sure? Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are the result of a sharp blow or other sudden trauma to the head that disrupts the functioning of the brain. This injury can … [Read more...] about Accidents And Workplace Injuries That May Result In Traumatic Brain Injuries—Know The Symptoms
Nursing homes are a place for people to heal and recover, or to be taken care of when they reach the point where they can no longer care for at home. It’s a heart-wrenching decision to put an elderly loved one in a nursing home. But when the time comes, you expect that your loved one will be taken … [Read more...] about Recognizing Elder Abuse Or Neglect In Kansas City, MO Nursing Homes
Workers’ Compensation is the insurance policy your employer has in case someone is injured on the job. It covers your medical and other expenses related to the accident, as well as part of your salary for the time you are unable to work. Employers in Missouri are required by law to pay for … [Read more...] about Can A Kansas City Employer Refuse To Pay A Workers’ Compensation Claim?