Cases

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.

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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.  

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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