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Car Accidents - Click here to view all posts
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  • DOT Proposes Update to the NHTSA's Car Rating System
    The Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed several changes to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 5-Star Safety Rating system applied to new vehicles. Car buyers will now ...
  • After an Auto Accident
    No one plans on getting into a car accident, but with thousands of traffic collisions on Missouri roadways every year, it could be more of an inevitability than most would like to think. And in so ...
  • Falling Gas Prices Results in More Traffic Fatalities
    NPR reported recently that a decrease in gas prices results in an increase in traffic fatalities. What should seem like a positive for most Americans has shown to be the ultimate loss for some. They ...
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  • Donating to Charities
    As a Kansas City personal injury attorney, I recently enacted a firm-wide policy of donating 5% of every fee to charity. Giving is important to me and this commitment is something I feel strongly ...
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Defective Products - Click here to view all posts
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  • Site Inspections
    One of the most important aspects in premises liability or even product liability cases is a site inspection. This is when the place of injury or a product that injured someone is inspected after the ...
  • Remington Firearms May Have a Defective Trigger
    NBC recently reported a story about defective triggers in Remington firearms. The defect causes the weapons to discharge when they are dropped or suffer some type of shock; even when the safety is ...
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Inadequate Security - Click here to view all posts
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  • Brian Russell Settles Inadequate Security Case for $40,000
    Meyerkord & Russell is proud to announce that Attorney Brian C. Russell was recently successful in settling yet another case. This time, he was hired to represent a client who had been robbed at ...
  • Inadequate Security
    In Missouri, businesses must make their premises safe for their customers. They not only have to protect them from slipping and falling or tripping and falling, but also from crimes committed on their ...
  • Preventable Crimes
    There have been far too many stories in the news in the Kansas City area of violent crimes at convenience stores. The most recent story can be found here. I recently updated my Kansas City personal ...
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Job Injuries - Click here to view all posts
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  • If A Case Goes To Trial, The Defendant's Liability Insurance Carrier Hasn't Paid A Dime
    People often think that if a case goes to trial that the plaintiff already got money from the defendant's liability insurance carrier and that the plaintiff must be trying to squeeze more money ...
  • Insurance Company Fast-Ones
    When someone does something wrong and causes you harm and injury, you make a claim under that person's insurance policy to recover money as compensation for your losses. The most common example is ...
  • What a Jury Doesn't Hear
    The end of the road for any personal injury case is a jury trial. Jury trials are risky endeavors and both sides of a lawsuit often make every effort to settle a case without having to have a jury ...
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  • Reggie Bush's Recovery Against St. Louis Will Be Capped
    It was announced recently that Reggie Bush hired a lawyer and intends on suing the City of St. Louis for injuries his injuries when he slipped and fell at the Edward Jones Dome on November 1. Mr. Bush ...
  • After an Auto Accident
    No one plans on getting into a car accident, but with thousands of traffic collisions on Missouri roadways every year, it could be more of an inevitability than most would like to think. And in so ...
  • Fitbit and Other Wearable Fitness Trackers in Personal Injury Cases
    Nicole Black at Mycase.com blogged recently about information from wearable technology being used in legal cases. The blog can be found here. I'd like to expand on the potential of such technology ...
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Settlements - Click here to view all posts
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Slip & Fall Accidents - Click here to view all posts
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  • Pool Safety
    Pool season is here and with it the risks and dangers of swimming. Pool injuries are common, but those resulting from someone else's negligence should be preventable. Here are a few types of pool ...
  • Attorney Brian Russell Settles Slip & Fall Case for $28,500.00
    The legal team at Meyerkord & Russell is excited to announce that Attorney Brian C. Russell recently settled a case for $28,500.00. His client has been seriously injured after falling down the ...
  • Short Time Limit for Slip and Fall Cases Against Cities
    Most Missouri slip and fall cases have 5 year statutes of limitations. This means that you have five years from the date of injury to make a claim against a property owner when you are injured because ...
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  • Proposed Texting While Driving Law in Missouri
    Legislation is advancing in the Missouri Senate that would ban texting while driving. The bill would make texting while driving an infraction similar to a speeding ticket in which you would get points ...
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Trip & Fall Accidents - Click here to view all posts
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Workers' Compensation - Click here to view all posts
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Wrongful Death - Click here to view all posts
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  • Missouri Wrongful Death Cases – Who Can Sue?
    In Missouri wrongful death cases, the people who can sue and share in any proceeds of such cases depend on the familial relationship with the decedent. Missouri statutes spell out the types of ...
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