2012

Wheel Chair Patient v. Wheel Chair Manufacturer

Plaintiff was a quadriplegic who worked as a school counselor. While driving down the ramp on his van, the wheelchair tipped forward, dumping plaintiff onto the ground. Because both legs were strapped into the wheelchair, both the tibia and fibula broke in his left and right legs. Plaintiff suffered numerous hospitalizations, skin breakdown and phantom [...]

Wheel Chair Patient v. Wheel Chair Manufacturer2012-11-16T21:00:07+00:00

Plaintiff v. Local Bar: Closed Head Injury, Negligence, Future Medical Care

The plaintiff was a patron at a local bar. He attempted to re-enter the bar with a lit cigarette when an employee prevented him from coming back into the bar. Plaintiff fell backwards and struck his head causing severe injuries. He was transported to St. Luke's hospital where he underwent numerous procedures over seven days, [...]

Plaintiff v. Local Bar: Closed Head Injury, Negligence, Future Medical Care2015-10-01T15:29:55+00:00

Legal Malpractice Settlement – Nursing Home, Medical Malpractice, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Along with our good friend A. Scott Waddell, our firm represented the heirs of the deceased in a legal malpractice case against their mother's former attorney. The attorney originally brought a nursing home case, which was dismissed and refiled. However, plaintiff alleged that the attorney did not perfect service of process against the medical malpractice [...]

Legal Malpractice Settlement – Nursing Home, Medical Malpractice, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis2012-10-02T17:44:08+00:00

Plaintiff v. Federal Iron LLC: Unsafe Staircase Fracture Injury

The plaintiff was at a party in the cross roads arts district in Kansas City. While she was attempting to get up from a seated position on the stair case, the handrail came off the wall and the plaintff fell off the stair case. The defendant was the owner of the property. Defendant alleged that [...]

Plaintiff v. Federal Iron LLC: Unsafe Staircase Fracture Injury2015-10-01T15:28:16+00:00

Plaintiff v. Castor: Teenager ran red light while texting

This is a case where being fighting hard for the proper venue made a difference in the case. The accident occurred in Leawood, Kansas when a teenage driver ran a red light while he was texting on his cell phone. Our investigation revealed that the defendant actually resided in the State of Missouri and we [...]

Plaintiff v. Castor: Teenager ran red light while texting2012-09-26T17:17:05+00:00

Murder Victim v. Hotel Owner

In working with our good friend Robert Langdon of Langdon & Emison, we recently settled a wrongful death case for $2,750,000 against a hotel owner. A criminal raped a woman who worked the night shift and promised to return to the hotel. Our woman - the mother of three adult children - was stuck on [...]

Murder Victim v. Hotel Owner2015-10-01T15:26:12+00:00

Plaintiff v. Angela Johnson Tangen

The plaintiff was injured on State Line Road in Kansas City when the defendant turned in front of him. The plaintiff was unable to avoid the accident, pushed into the Chick-fil-A drive thru line and hit another car. Plaintiff had an open compound fracture of his wrist, an injury to his liver and an extended [...]

Plaintiff v. Angela Johnson Tangen2012-08-16T19:03:18+00:00

Lynn Seegmiller v. Tammy Keim

Plaintiff was struck by defendant while standing in a ditch getting his mail. With only $4,917 in medical billed and less than $1,000 paid, plaintiff argued that the criminal charges filed against defendant for leaving the scene of an accident and DUI could give rise to punitive damages (damages designed to punish a defendant but [...]

Lynn Seegmiller v. Tammy Keim2012-08-16T19:01:57+00:00

Eise v. Fru and Allstate

$35,000 - Allstate Underinsured - Megan $25,000 - American Family - Megan $1,200 - American Family - Kelsey $14,000 - American Family – Brad TOTAL - $75,200 This was a difficult case in that a relatively minor impact caused serious problems for a mother. The initial wreck was on icy roads and was a low [...]

Eise v. Fru and Allstate2012-08-16T19:46:37+00:00