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Jury Holds American Family Responsible for Its Unreasonable Conduct

Blake Heath continued his success in the courtroom with a verdict against American Family Insurance Company. Mr. Heath tried the case with his friend and colleague Don Saxton of the Saxton Law Firm. The case was brought on behalf of a client who was struck by a hit-and-run motorist in the Westport district of Kansas City, Missouri. The events took …

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Ambulance Response Leads To $900,000 Verdict

A jury recently awarded M. Blake Heath’s client $900,000 against the City of Kansas City, Missouri for failing to properly respond to an emergency call at a local hospital.  The underlying events took place in June of 2011.  The client started experiencing chest pain the evening of June 22nd and quickly went to a local emergency room.  The emergency room …

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Teenager Hit by Car While Skateboarding Settles Claim for $85,000

M. Blake Heath recently settled a claim for a 15 year old boy after he was hit by a car while skateboarding with a friend.  The client was skateboarding in the street when the negligent driver approached him from behind and clipped the client with his passenger side mirror.  The client was knocked from his skateboard and suffered a broken …

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Ability to Stack Four Policies Results in $100,000.00 Settlement

Blake Heath settled a claim for a 12 year old client after a motorcycle accident. The client was a passenger on the back of his father’s motorcycle. His father attempted to pass a vehicle when the vehicle turned left and ran the motorcycle off the road. The client suffered a broken collar bone and ankle. A claim was brought against …

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Mother and Daughter Settle Claims for $90,000.00

Blake Heath recently settled a claim for a mother and her daughter after the two were involved in a traffic accident. The negligent driver failed to yield the right-of-way when she attempted to make a left-hand turn and collided with the car driven by Mr. Heath’s clients. The daughter, who was 8 years old at the time, was in severe …

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Jury Verdict in Favor of Client Who Fell at Store

Blake Heath along with his friend Brett Emison obtained a jury verdict in favor of their client after she fell at a Grain Valley, Missouri floor and tile store. The client had gone to the store to purchase products for two investment properties. Her primary objective was to find hardwood flooring and establish an ongoing relationship with a supplier. On …

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Family Receives $825,000.00 for Accident that Killed Wife and Mother.

Blake Heath recently settled claims for his client after the client was involved in an accident that killed his wife. On October 4, 2013, the client and his wife were traveling eastbound on Missouri Highway 58 in Belton, Missouri. Another driver traveling westbound on Highway 58 made a sudden turn and entered the client’s lane of travel. The client tried …

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Betty Smart v. Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Case No. 12CR-CC00202

M. Blake Heath, along with Brett Emison of Langdon and Emison, obtained a $350,000.00 verdict in favor of our client Betty Smart in a medical malpractice claim against Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Prior to trial, the defendant opted out of mediation and offered no monies to settle the claim. The case was tried in Carroll County Missouri. On the morning …

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Quentin Bradford v. Jacob Sain and American Family Mutual Insurance Company

M. Blake Heath along with co-counsel William Reynolds, with The Reynolds Law Firm, successfully obtained a $185,000.00 settlement for Quentin Bradford after he was struck by a car being driven by defendant Jacob Sain. The accident occurred on September 19, 2012, when Defendant Sain ran a stop sign and stuck the car Mr. Bradford was driving. Mr. Bradford suffered severe …

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College Professor Receives Settlement After Being Hit in Crosswalk

A 69-year-old English professor hit by a car while crossing an intersection near the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg has settled an injury claim against the driver, a college student who blamed the accident on the setting sun. According to the accident report, two witnesses told Warrensburg police that the profess was looking down just before he was …

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