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  • Auto Accident
    $13.8 Million Jury Verdict
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    A Lee’s Summit man was severely injured when he collided with a Comcast truck illegally parked in the road and parked in violation of company policy with no overhead lights, flashers or warning cones. Our client was bed-ridden for a year and can now only walk short distances with a cane. He also had a shattered hip, compound arm fracture, 10 broken ribs, drop foot and nerve injury to his dominant right hand.

  • Civil Rights
    $3 Million Jury Verdict
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    An unarmed, mentally ill individual was killed after a police officer unnecessarily deployed his TASER devices on him. Media Coverage

  • Arson
    $12 Million Settlement

    Arson fire at Apartment Complex in Lawrence, Kansas.

  • Wrongful Death
    $9 Million Settlement

    Fall incident involving a violation of OSHA regulations at a Kansas City worksite.

  • Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death
    $7.4 Million Jury Verdict

    A 50 year-old mother and nurse died in the hospital from infection following gastric bypass surgery. A bowel perforation went undiagnosed for several days. The jury returned a verdict in the family’s favor.

  • Medical Malpractice and Birth Trauma
    $2.4 Million Settlement

    A baby girl was infected with herpes during delivery. The doctor failed to check for herpes sores prior to delivery which would have led him to deliver the baby by c-section. Shortly after delivery, a nurse noticed open herpes sores on the baby girl. By the time the baby was treated with anti-viral medicine, she already had permanent damage to her brain and nervous system. The case was settled after filing a lawsuit.

  • Employment Litigation
    $2.1 Million Judgment

    Workers were wrongfully deprived of commissions and other compensation from their employer and the individuals who presided over the company.

  • Premises Liability
    $2 Million Settlement

    Bar patron who suffered serious head injury.

  • Products Liability
    $2 Million Settlement

    The individual was injured by defective equipment.

  • Negligence
    $1.8 Million Settlement

    A young girl sustained serious burn injuries after the apparel she was wearing caught on fire.

  • Medical Malpractice
    $1.7 Million Settlement

    A 33 year-old mother went to the ER three times with abdominal pain and vomiting and a history of kidney stones. She was sent home with pain medication the first two times before finally being admitted to the hospital. The next day, a CT scan was finally done showing a kidney infection from a kidney stone that had gotten in her bloodstream and required amputation of her arm, her toes and several fingers on her remaining hand. The case was settled after filing a lawsuit.

  • Employment discrimination
    Confidential Settlement

    A worker suffered national origin discrimination and retaliation after the exercise of his workers’ compensation rights.

  • Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 Million Settlement

    A man underwent sinus surgery. During surgery, the doctor punctured some bones in his eye socket and permanently blinded him in one eye. The case was settled after filing a lawsuit.

  • Medical Malpractice and Birth Trauma
    $1.4 Million Settlement

    A baby boy was injured during delivery. During c-section delivery, the doctor lacerated the baby’s liver and fractured his skull using forceps resulting in neurologic injury to the little boy. The case was settled after filing a lawsuit.

  • Fraud/Misrepresentation
    $1 Million Settlement

    An apartment complex was deceived by a faulty engineering inspection.

  • Auto Accident
    $845,000 Settlement

    An individual was killed in an automobile accident in Kansas City, Missouri. The family recovered from various policies of liability, uninsured and underinsured automobile insurance.

  • Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death
    $830,600 Trial Verdict

    A 59 year-old mother went to the ER with numbness and tingling. A chest x-ray was ordered and read by a doctor who found a small spot of cancer in her left lung. Unfortunately, no one told her or any other doctors about the lung cancer until three years later when she was finally diagnosed with terminal cancer and died soon after. The jury returned a verdict in favor of her family.

  • Auto Accident and Wrongful Death
    $675,000 Settlement

    A 20 year-old woman died in a crash with a pick-up truck driven by a maintenance worker from a property management company. The young girl was on her way home from school. The family settled the case without filing a lawsuit.

  • Medical Negligence
    $675,000 Settlement

    Oxygen supply company failed to provide requested oxygen supplement tanks to a man suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

  • Medical Negligence
    $500,000 Settlement

    A war veteran suffered permanent burns to his back and buttocks after undergoing a series of surgical procedures using interventional radiology. The case was in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

  • Auto/Bicycle Accident
    $500,000 Settlement

    A 14-year old boy was hit by a car while crossing the street on his bicycle.

  • Medical Malpractice and Birth Trauma
    $453,000 Jury Verdict

    A baby girl was injured during delivery. The doctor decided to induce delivery with medicine when the baby was not due for another 4 weeks. Because of her prematurity, the baby was born with cerebral palsy. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the little girl.

  • Civil Rights
    $375,000 Settlement

    A police officer was accidentally killed during a training session.

  • Trucking Accident
    $350,000 Settlement

    Two State of Missouri workers sustained serious injuries after colliding with a tractor-trailer negligently backing across a rural road before dawn.

  • Premises Liability/Excessive Force
    $325,000 Jury Verdict

    Management, bouncers and the bar PBR Big Sky in the Kansas City Power & Light were found by a jury to be liable for mishandling the removal of the client.

  • Civil Rights
    $300,000 Settlement

    An individual suffered serious injuries to his eye, arm and ribs after several police officers unnecessarily deployed their TASER devices on him. Media Coverage

  • Trucking Accident
    $300,000 Settlement

    An individual suffered serious orthopedic injuries after a fully-loaded tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him while exiting an energy plant.

  • Premises Liability
    $300,000 Settlement

    A 45 year-old man was shot by an assailant while taking trash to the dumpster behind a drug store. The shooting resulted in permanent injury to the man’s leg. The store admitted that they were aware of numerous crimes and dangerous activity around the dumpster but took no steps to close the area from the public, install security cameras or have security guards patrol the area. The case was settled with the drug store after filing a lawsuit.

  • Premises Liability
    Policy limits settlement

    A young child was electrocuted while attempting to enter a mobile home that was being repaired. The case involved complex issues regarding different policies of liability insurance, insurance coverage and uninsured motorist benefits.

  • Bullying and Assault
    $298,000 Settlement

    A young high school student was beaten and burned by other students at football camp as part of a hazing incident. After bringing the issue to the coaches' attention, the parents were told that it would probably happen again at wrestling camp. The parents eventually decided to move the child to another school district. The case was settled before filing a lawsuit against the school and coaches.

  • Sexual Harassment/Assault
    Confidential Settlement

    A female sales employee was sexually harassed and suffered sexual assault at the hands of a supervisor and fellow co-worker.

  • Auto Accident
    $250,000 Settlement

    A 58 year-old man was attempting to turn into a parking lot to pick up his grandchild from daycare when he was struck head on by a vehicle speeding in a right-turn only lane. The case was settled without filing a lawsuit.

  • Auto Accident
    $250,000 Settlement

    A women was rear-ended on the highway after traffic was slowed due to construction.

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