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    • Animal shelter not liable for dog bite upon new ownership of dog

      Humane Society is not liable for injury caused by animal it no longer possessed. Miles, a minor, et al., v. Rich v. Humane Society of Missouri et al., No. 95112 (Mo. App. E.D., April 26, 2011) Crane, ...

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    • Missouri Animal Bite by a Macaque Monkey

      An eight-year-old Missouri girl was injured by a pet monkey in the parking lot of a Springfield Wal-Mart, according to a recent article on impre.com . The girl was walking through the parking lot with ...

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    • Jury Awards $108.6 Million

      After trial last week, the jury deliberated for two hours. They then awarded the Plaintiffs $108.6 million. The award was in favor of Gail and Darrell Mansfield of Kingsville, Mo. against a religious ...

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    • Birth Injuries

      Childbirth is a time of enormous physical stress for both mothers and their babies. Despite careful planning, a lot can go wrong. Unfortunately, birth injuries are all too common and can have serious, ...

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    • Unconstitutionality of Med Mal Damages Caps

      [Un]Constitutionality of caps Non-economic damages caps are controversial tort reforms to limit ( i.e. , "cap") damages for intangible harms such as severe pain, physical and emotional distress, ...

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    • Insurance Company Uses Home in Commercial After It Refuses to Cover Home

      AllState Refuses to Settle Case For What Homeowners Ask, and then Uses the Home in a Commercial As storm Sandy was making its way to Staten Island, Dominic and Sheila Traina evacuated their home and ...

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    • Status Update: I'm going out of town for the weekend.

      Police in Nashua, N.H. said they recovered between $100,000 and $200,000 worth of stolen property that was taken from over 50 home burglaries. Be careful what you post on Facebook and Twitter. ...

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    • Car crashed into home in Prairie Village

      Yesterday, with the weather being less than ideal, many who commute to work in the Kansas City metro noticed that there were significant delays due to accidents and problematic road conditions. While ...

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    • Caps Preventing Injured From Receiving Help

      When a patient is injured by a doctor who messed something up, a medical malpractice claim can provide the patient the help they need to deal with the problem. However, the process of resolving a ...

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    • Hidden Camera in Gynecologist's Pen

      Hidden Camera in Gynecologist's Pen Numerous patients were secretly recorded during their exams. The video recording were extremely upsetting, private, and invasive to the women. A class action ...

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    • Woman with Cystic Fibrosis Dies of Cancer

      Jennifer Wederell was born in 1985 with cystic fibrosis. Yet, she died of lung cancer at the age of twenty seven. How did this happen? She only got this cancer after she received an organ lung ...

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    • Upcoming Kansas City Weather

      As the weather shifts from relatively mild and dry to wet and potentially cold, take extra care while out and about this weekend. At this point, it appears that it will likely rain through today and ...

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    • Child hit by driver in Independence, MO

      This morning, around 6:55 a.m., a child was hit by a vehicle in Independence, Missouri. While the extent of the injuries is currently still unknown, we do know that the child was rushed to Children's ...

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    • Hit and run in Kansas City

      On Saturday, a young woman was hit, walking along Raytown Road. The driver of the SUV left the scene of the accident, which happened at about 11:25 that night. The victim of the accident has sustained ...

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    • Caps Preventing Injured From Receiving Help

      When a patient is injured by a doctor who messed something up, a medical malpractice claim can provide the patient the help they need to deal with the problem. However, the process of resolving a ...

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    • Injured Man Receives $5.5 Million at Trial

      Last month, Forty-six year old construction worker, Gilbert Hernandez, was awarded $5.5 million at trial. The jury deemed that a ladder should have been provided. He had been inspecting the site, when ...

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    • Attorney Convicted of Bribery, Another Lawyer Acquitted

      As a Kansas trial lawyer, it is important to be zealous and aggressive while preparing in litigation. Part of that may involve interviewing the witnesses and speaking with the victim. Indeed, it's ...

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    • Police Shoot Innocent Bystanders When They Mistake Them For Suspect

      Police Chief Charlie Beck of the LAPD ultimately decided that 8 officers had violated the department's policy for use of deadly force in an incident that occurred in February 2013. Police officers ...

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    • Sriracha Sauce company closed for a period of tie over lawsuit in California.

      On November 4, 2013 a small community located to the east of LA filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, better known as the makers of the ever-so-popular hot sauce, Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce. The city ...

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    • LA Police Break Person's Face When He Rode His Skateboard on the wrong Side of the Street

      The LA police witnessed an incredibly serious crime recently, which surely justified their breaking the offender's nose and cheekbone. What did the offender do, justifying such extreme force and ...

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    • Caps Preventing Injured From Receiving Help

      When a patient is injured by a doctor who messed something up, a medical malpractice claim can provide the patient the help they need to deal with the problem. However, the process of resolving a ...

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    • Is a Pet Worth More than the Property Value?

      In 2009, the Medlen family brought $80 to the veterinarian to get their dog back. When they arrived, they found out that the vet had accidently killed their Avery, their pet dog. The dog had been ...

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    • MO Dram Shop liability

      "Dram Shop" cases are drunk driving injury cases pursued by the injured party, or their surviving family as a wrongful death claim, against the bar or restaurant that may have over served the ...

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    • Turbulence injuries

      On Sunday night, on a flight from Brazil to Miami, three members of an American Airlines flight crew were injured. They were taken to Miami hospitals upon landing, but no additional information ...

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    • Worker's Comp reform creating layoffs

      In our current economy, times are hard. Individuals and companies alike have been on tighter budgets. This has led to layoffs, in many cases, which has put further financial stress on individuals and ...

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    • Surveillance videos are discoverable in workers comp cases

      Surveillance video held to be discoverable by use of a subpoena duces tecum pursuant to Rule 56.01 (b) (3) of the Rules of Civil Procedure. States x rel. David Feltz v. Bob Sight Ford, Inc., No. 72969 ...

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    • Woman Dies When Nurse Refuses to Provide CPR

      While nursing homes provide medical care to its clients, independent living facilities generally do not. This reality was clarified recently at a nursing home when a nurse refused to save a dying 87 ...

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    • Jury Awards $108.6 Million

      After trial last week, the jury deliberated for two hours. They then awarded the Plaintiffs $108.6 million. The award was in favor of Gail and Darrell Mansfield of Kingsville, Mo. against a religious ...

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    • Woman with Cystic Fibrosis Dies of Cancer

      Jennifer Wederell was born in 1985 with cystic fibrosis. Yet, she died of lung cancer at the age of twenty seven. How did this happen? She only got this cancer after she received an organ lung ...

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