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  • Tis the Season for Danger
    Tis the Season for Danger

    Regardless of your reason to celebrate this season, your children will likely be inundated with toys and gifts that can potentially cause great harm. With the excitement of the holidays and opening ...

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  • Maximizing Damages in Dog Bite Cases? Missouri Allows Strict Liability for Dog Bites
    Maximizing Damages in Dog Bite Cases? Missouri Allows Strict Liability for Dog Bites

    As we have previously written , Kansas City dog bite victims no longer need to prove negligence on the part of the dog owner. Under the prior law, injury victims suing dog owners for dog bite attacks ...

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  • Your Mugshot Online? New Missouri Law Allows Lawsuits Against Companies that Publish Mugshots and Ask for Money to Remove
    Your Mugshot Online? New Missouri Law Allows Lawsuits Against Companies that Publish Mugshots and Ask for Money to Remove

    If you have ever been arrested, one of your first memories after your arrest is likely the police taking your mugshot. After some time, the charges were resolved – either they were dropped, you were ...

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  • Help! I've Fallen On Federal Property and I Can't Get Up; What Now?
    Help! I've Fallen On Federal Property and I Can't Get Up; What Now?

    Can the federal government be sued when I am injured on federal property, at a federal facility or harmed by a federal employee who was acting within the scope of their federal employment? The answer ...

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  • Traffic Tickets in Car Accident Cases
    Traffic Tickets in Car Accident Cases

    A common question in car accident cases is: "Does the fact that the negligent driver got a ticket make any difference?" If the other driver got a ticket, it could be used to strengthen your case. If, ...

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  • We Conduct Thorough Investigations
    We Conduct Thorough Investigations

    At Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott, we give nearly every case one chance to settle out of court. In order to put our client's case in the best position to settle, or file suit if settlement doesn't ...

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