Kansas City Personal Injury Blog

Kansas City Personal Injury Blog

Bounce House Accidents: A Summer Party Danger

Bounce houses are a fun additive for any party involving children, but many parents don't realize just how dangerous these party houses can be. If you are taking your children to a summer ...
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Truck-Bus Collision Closes Roads on Chicago Expressway

The outbound Dan Ryan Expressway was closed last week due to a terrible traffic collision. According to reports, a bus carrying special needs adults collided with two trucks on the South Side in ...
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Gladstone Woman Dies in Motorcycle Accident

A woman from Gladstone was thrown from a motorcycle in Holt, Missouri this past week and died from her injuries. The 25-year-old individual suffered serious injuries when she was tossed off of a 2001 ...
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Wrongful Death Suit Filed over Motorcycle Accident

A deadly motorcycle crash is being blamed on a car driver who made a left turn into the motorcycle, killing a woman who was a passenger on the bike. The person entrusted with managing the ...
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School Bus Crash Injures Seven Students in Smithville, Missouri

On the morning of Friday, May 9, a school bus was forced off the road by a truck driver headed the wrong way, says the Clay County Sheriff's Department. In an effort to avoid a head-on collision ...
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Doctor's Delayed Treatment Resulted in Job-Ending Injuries, Says Malpractice Suit

A recent medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that a doctor failed to treat a pseudo-aneurysm (or false aneurysm) in an arm in a timely manner, leaving the plaintiff with serious injuries that disable ...
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Three Thrown from Vehicle in Lewis County Accident

Six people were injured on the morning of Saturday, April 26, the result of a two-vehicle accident in Lewis County, Missouri. Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol said that a 19-year-old ...
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Canoe in Road Causes Motorcycle Accident

Saturday, April 26, canoes were reported on Interstate 70 outside of Lawrence, Kansas, apparently the forgotten, unsecured load of an inattentive driver. This dangerous obstruction caused at least one ...
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Six Injured in Wreck Outside of Franklin

Wednesday, April 16, six vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction crash that sent six people to the hospital. According to news outlets, the accident involved at least three passenger vehicles, a ...
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Railroad Company Faulted for Asbestos Exposure

Last month, a special administrator of a late woman's estate said that a railroad company is responsible for the decedent's mesothelioma, and for negligently exposing employees to asbestos. ...
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Driver Inflicted Permanent Injuries by Violating Right-of-Way, Says Lawsuit in Madison County Court

Reported on today in the Madison-St. Clair Record, a woman filed suit in Madison County Circuit Court on March 27, 2014, and she is ask for more than $50,000 in compensation. The lawsuit is against ...
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Man Sues Doctors for Failure to Diagnose Clotting Disorder

On March 31, 2014, the Madison-St. Clair Record reported a medical malpractice lawsuit that a man had filed in St. Clair County that month, and the lawsuit alleges that the patient is now unable to ...
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What If I'm Partly at Fault for an Accident?

In theory, the person responsible for an accident should compensate anyone else who was injured in the accident. In reality, people often share the blame for accidents, and determining who is ...
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What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

Just as the motorcycle crash itself can leave you with long-term consequences, the immediate aftermath of the accident can have just as much of an impact on your future. Once everyone is safe, you ...
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Three Minors Injured Severely in Vernon County Accident

Three minors were hurt in a one-car accident that occurred the evening of Friday, March 7, at around 10:45 p.m. The Missouri State Highway patrol said that the truck veered off the roadway and rolled ...
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Missouri House Passes Cap on Medical Malpractice Jury Awards

Wednesday, March 5, the Missouri House passed a bill that would again limit non-economic damages to $350,000 in medical malpractice claims. Non-economic damages are compensation for "pain and ...
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When You Can File a Lawsuit for a Skiing or Snowboarding Injury

As with any other personal injury claim, these cases will come down to negligence or recklessness: Can you prove that someone else's carelessness caused your injury? One of the first places to ...
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When Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

If you or a loved one have been harmed by another person's negligence, then you could be owed compensation, which could cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and more. But do you always have to ...
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When Can I File a Product Liability Lawsuit in Missouri?

If anyone is injured by a product defect, whether it was a faulty car part or a dangerous drug, the injured person can recover the compensation he or she deserves through a product liability claim. ...
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Medical Malpractice: What Is Informed Consent?

Before a patient decides whether or not to undergo a medical procedure, a doctor has the duty to tell that patient about the potential risks of that treatment. When a patient agrees to a medical ...
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What Happens If My Auto Accident Insurance Claim Is Denied?

You may have done everything right. The other driver caused the car accident, and you collected the evidence. You have your photos of the crash scene, wrote down witnesses' information, went to ...
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Who Is at Fault for Accidents in Bad Weather?

When winter descends on our highways and streets, the accident rate can shoot up. And with accidents comes expensive vehicle damage, and sometimes painful and costly injuries as well. After being in a ...
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What Action Do You Take When You Slip And Fall In A Store?

Slip and fall accidents make up a large percent of the personal injury claims and lawsuits that are filed every year. The injuries from this type of accident can range from a minor bump, scrape or ...
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Workers' Compensation FAQ

In the event that a worker is injured on the job, an employer is supposed to have insurance that can cover these workers for their medical expenses, provide disability benefits, and more. As this is ...
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Five Injured Amid Stormy Conditions in Missouri Highway Accident

Sunday, January 5, five people were injured in a collision that landed an SUV in the middle of two semi-trucks on the I-44, yet more casualties of stormy weather. An SUV had merged into the left lane, ...
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