No doubt, you have participated in an activity where the business has asked you to sign a waiver. Everything from gyms, trampoline parks, amusement parks, to seasonal activities like hayrides at the local pumpkin patch will have you sign a waiver before you or your children can participate. But are these waivers enforceable? The [...]
Did you know? In Missouri the month of September has one of the highest rates of crashes involving cyclists. As you can imagine, a crash between a vehicle and bike can result in serious injury to the cyclist even if the car is traveling at low speeds. These crashes are avoidable if both the [...]
Have you ever been driving down the highway and a car or truck in front of you loses a wheel? This can be a terrifying sight, and the damage caused by a wheel shooting down a highway can be massive. If the wheel strikes another vehicle, it can easily cause catastrophic injuries or death. [...]
Last weekend at the annual MATA convention Blake Heath was elected to the Executive Committee for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Our firm is excited to be further involved in MATA and protect Missourian's 7th Amendment rights.
M Blake Heath was honored to receive The Pat Kelly Service Award from his Alma Mater, The UMKC School of Law. The award is given to the alum who has “provided exemplary service to the Foundation and/or Alumni Association.” Blake takes his charity work seriously and dedicates his time and talents to our community. Blake [...]
Blake Heath was selected as Best of the Bar by the Kansas City Business Journal. The award is given to those attorneys who have been recognized by their peers and based on their skill, experience and ethics. The Business Journal explains “Each year, lawyers are asked to vote for their metro-area peers whom they consider [...]
M. Blake Heath Recognized as Rising Star by Super Lawyers for Second Year in a Row For the second year, M. Blake Heath has been recognized as a Rising Star in Kansas & Missouri by Super Lawyers. The distinction is only bestowed upon 2.5 % of attorneys, and all candidates are vetted by Super Lawyers. [...]
M. Blake Heath is honored to be recognized as a Rising Star in Missouri and Kansas by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers receives nominations and then thoroughly vets each candidate through peer reviews and research before giving a lawyer the designation. Only 2.5 % of attorneys are recognized as Rising Stars.
We are proud to announce that M. Blake Heath has been selected as a 2014 Up & Coming Lawyer by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. The editorial staff at Missouri Lawyers Weekly selected a total of 54 lawyers from across the State to be honored as Up & Coming Lawyers. The staff look for lawyers that have demonstrated [...]
Smart people do not gamble all of their assets on a single decision. Insurance, in a sense, exemplifies this lesson. Everyone faces risks and losses, but insurance provides the ability to guard against catastrophic financial losses by shifting those risks to an insurance company that specializes in dealing with such losses. But sometimes even smart [...]