Cases

Product Liability Claim: Forklift Personal Injury

Our client was severely injured when a forklift device he was using experienced a mechanical failure due to improper maintenance. This case was resolved pursuant to a confidential resolution.

Personal Injury Case: Accident on a Road Obscured by Smoke

Our client was the passenger in a car when the vehicle struck another car on a highway, causing her significant injuries. The accident occurred due to obscured highway visibility from controlled-burn smoke in a nearby field. This case was resolved pursuant to a confidential resolution.

Product Liability Case: Power Take-off Guard

Our client suffered severe injuries to his arm when a guard designed to protect against contact with a power take off failed, causing our client’s arm to became tangled in the power take off. The guard failed due to a design defect.  

Product Liability Claim: Riding Lawnmower

Our client suffered burns over a large portion of his body when a riding lawnmower on which he was riding caught fire due to a design and manufacturing failure associated with the venting system on the mower’s gas tank.  This case was resolved pursuant to a confidential resolution.

Personal Injury Case: Failure to Maintain Propery

An individual lived on the second floor of an apartment complex during winter, and the staircases were covered in ice. The maintenance crew had been out earlier in the day shoveling and treating the sidewalks with salt, but completely ignored the staircases. As our client started down the stairs, he slipped on the ice and…

Workers Compensation Case: Elderly Injury

In this particular workers compensation case an elderly woman was injured at her place of employement. After she completed treatment and returned to work, her insurance carrier contacted the woman and claimed they had overpaid and she, the victim, owed the company money. The woman called us to review the matter and her benefits, and…

Workers Compensation: Back Injury of a Health Professional

A certified nursing aide sustained a serious low-back injury attempting to lift an elderly patient from a chair with the assistance of a coworker in this workers compensation case. We successfully argued that the injury was related to work and not primarily the result of previous degeneration or injury. As a result, the worker received medical…

Workers Compensation: Repetitive-Use Micro Trauma

This particular workers compensation case involved an aircraft assembly worker developed carpal tunnel injuries and repetitive damage to both of his elbows and shoulders after performing repetitive activities in cramped quarters and in awkward positions over the course of his employment. We successfully demonstrated that the prevailing factor behind his injuries were his work activities,…

Workers Compensation Claim: Oil Field Employee Death

An oil field worker was killed while driving to a remote work site for this workers compensation claim. The insurance company denied the claim, arguing it was not work related since the employee was merely driving to work, which is not covered under Kansas workers’ compensation law. We argued that when travel is an inherent…

Worker's Compensation: Construction Worker Caught in Machinery

A construction worker suffered life-threatening injuries when the sleeve of his work shirt became entangled in the rotating axle of a water pump, pulling his left arm around the axle and into the machine. His arm was pulled from his body at the shoulder, and he suffered additional serious injuries to his abdomen and chest. We successfully…

Worker's Compensation Claim: Traumatic Brain Injury of a Teacher

A teacher fell backward from the top of a desk as she stood on it to hang classroom decorations, striking the back of her head. She subsequently experienced frequent headaches, dizziness and nausea, and short-term memory loss. We demonstrated that the injury occurred in the course and scope of her employment as a teacher, and…

Workers Compensation Case: Electrician Ladder Fall

An electrician was working on a ladder against the side of a house in this particular workers compensation case while using a battery-powered drill to install equipment. He had laid the drill on a rung of the ladder above his head while he worked with other tools. The next thing he knew, he was waking up…

Car Accident: Texting & Driving

This particular severe car accident involving a husband and wife took place when a young adult was texting and driving. The couple’s car had broken down and a good Samaritan stopped to help. All three were standing between the two vehicles on the shoulder when the young adult rear ended the first car. This impact…

Car Accident Case: Traumatic Brain Injury

  In this particular car accident case, our client was a passenger in a vehicle that hit a car after it pulled out in front of them. She suffered a traumatic brain injury and was ultimately out of her job. The at-fault car owner’s insurance offered low policy limits.  Since this did not fully cover…

Workers' Compensation Case: Stairway Accident

In this specific workers’ compensation case, a young teacher was injured after falling down a flight of stairs. This specific personal injury case happened while she at work.  Unfortunately, she suffered injuries to her back which required substantial medical treatment. Accident Recovery Team’s attorneys secured medical treatment compensation.  In addition she received both off-work pay…

Workers' Compensation Case: The Faulty Forklift

While shelving products in a warehouse, an employee was significantly injured while operating a faulty forklift in this particular workers’ compensation case. The products he was shelving fell on him, resulting in paralysis and leaving the victim in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. The attorneys at Accident Recover Team recovered the maximum workers’…