What Happens When Seniors Are Injured?

As a Kansas City injury lawyer over the past 25 years, I have handled hundreds of cases in which seniors have been negligently injured. While many of those cases are the result of a motor vehicle accident, I also have represented quite a few seniors who have been victim of a slip and fall or other types of accidents. (more…)

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Distracted Driving Crash Investigations
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Distracted Driving Crash Investigations

My law practice, which is concentrated in handling motor vehicle accident cases, has changed dramatically over the last 8 years. Since 2009, I have a steady increase in the number of collisions caused by drivers who I suspect were using a cell phone while driving. However, because cell phone use behind the wheel is rarely admitted by drivers who cause crashes, it is important to identify independent evidence in an investigation that can lead to the conclusion that the driver at fault was engaged in manipulating a cell phone just before the crash.    (more…)

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What to Do Before You Meet with a Personal Injury Attorney

You may already know the importance of hiring an attorney for your accident or injury. Having a legal consultation after a car accident could be the fastest way to expediting your recovery – both financially and emotionally. The team at Horn Law knows how many…

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Common Personal Injury Claims in Lee’s Summit

Unfortunately, preventable injuries are a common occurrence in life. What is important to keep in mind, however, is that if you are injured in an accident, you should seek legal representation right away. Even if your injury is not one of the more common injuries,…

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The Importance of Hiring an Attorney Who Stays Up-to-Date

You already know that it is in your best interest to hire a personal injury attorney after an accident, but not just any attorney will do. You need to hire a team of attorneys who specialize in your type of injury, and most importantly, attorneys…

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Can You Afford Not to Get a Lee Summit Attorney in Your Injury Case?

While it is true that, in an accident involving injury, the victim should receive a fair and FULL insurance settlement from the insurance company for the responsible party. A detailed study conducted by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), concluded that the payouts in personal injury…

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Is Your Child at Risk for a Hoverboard Injury?

After the holidays, everyone is out testing their latest gadgets and toys. One of the more popular purchases for Christmas 2015 was the new hoverboard. While they’ve been out for a few months, hoverboards have already tallied up an excessive number of injuries – ranging…

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Does My Injury Case Qualify for Punitive Damages?

Punitive damages are designed to punish, not compensate. They punish a defendant for their actions, and can be awarded as long as actual damages have been encountered, even if those damages result in a minor reward. The egregious conduct by the defendant is often the…

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Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers

When the school year begins, the roadways can become cluttered and chaotic. There are school buses just about everywhere, kids riding on bikes and even some rushing across the street to make it to school. Hurried parents will speed through intersections and rush to drop…

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