The term “negligence” indicates that someone was responsible for ensuring a standard of care but failed to do so. This can include both taking specific actions, as well as the lack of taking actions. Negligence is the failure to act with the level of care that a reasonable person would have … [Read more...] about When Negligence Causes My Injury
Technology has greatly improved our lives. A smartphone puts considerable power in the palm of your hand. But there’s a downside, such as texting while driving, and anyone with a smartphone understands the constant distraction of pinging notifications. Email, text messages, plus weather, news, and … [Read more...] about Dangers Of Texting While Driving
Lawsuits of any kind are a long, difficult and expensive process that can be unpredictable. The results a plaintiff receives may not be what they were expecting. This is true in many types of civil cases, including personal injury, divorce, contract disputes, and others. Two parties who can’t agree … [Read more...] about Why Mediation May be the Best Way to Settle a Case
Pregnancy is a complicated subject in employment law. On the one hand, a pregnant woman may not be able to do the same things she did before becoming pregnant. On the other hand, substantially changing a job for a pregnant woman may be seen as a form of discrimination. Most companies change … [Read more...] about Can My Job Responsibilities Be Changed If I’m Pregnant?
It’s been more than a year since the attack on suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis that led to widespread demonstrations on behalf of victims of police brutality. The video of George Floyd’s last moments while handcuffed played repeatedly on news broadcasts and on social media … [Read more...] about Victims of Police Brutality in Kansas City
Anyone with a loved one in a nursing home has good reason to be concerned about them at any time. Reports of abuse and neglect go unnoticed and uncorrected, and relatives frequently have to fight to get help for their loved ones. The pandemic saw lockdowns of nursing homes to prevent the spread … [Read more...] about Kansas City Nursing Home Malpractice Concerns During The Pandemic
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?