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Blog Posts in 2012

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  • Independent Medical Evaluations
    Independent Medical Evaluations

    In most workers' compensation cases and in some personal injury cases, injured plaintiffs will undergo independent medical evaluations to determine various issues, including the extent of the ...

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  • Safety Equipment in Workers Compensation Claims
    Safety Equipment in Workers Compensation Claims

    There is a law within Missouri's workers' compensation statutes that gives employees a penalty in their comp claim if they failed to use a required safety device. The law says that if you are injured ...

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  • Attorney Meyerkord Included in the
    Attorney Meyerkord Included in the "Best of the Bar for 2012"

    Meyerkord & Russell is proud to announce that Attorney Matt Meyerkord was recently selected for inclusion in the Kansas City Business Journal's Best of the Bar for 2012. This will be the second year ...

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  • What a Jury Doesn't Hear
    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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  • Why Does it Take So Long to Get to Trial?
    Why Does it Take So Long to Get to Trial?

    We make an effort in every personal injury case to settle before trial. But sometimes a case just can’t settle, most often because the negligent party or their insurance company is being unreasonable ...

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  • Tell Your Lawyer the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Tell Your Lawyer the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    One of the worst things that can happen in any personal injury case is that your lawyer discovers something that you didn’t tell him or her. Whether it be good or bad, the unknown is one of the worst ...

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