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  • Why Is Texting While Driving Still Allowed in Missouri?
    Why Is Texting While Driving Still Allowed in Missouri?

    In January of last year, the Kansas City Star’s editorial board wrote a piece about there being no law prohibiting texting while driving for Missouri drivers over the age of 21. This article is ...

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  • Premises Liability and Building Codes: Use Common Sense
    Premises Liability and Building Codes: Use Common Sense

    Premises liability cases stem from an injury resulting from a dangerous condition on someone’s property. Those dangerous conditions can come in many forms, like water or ice on the floor, perpetrators ...

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  • Matt Meyerkord Wins Plaintiff Verdict in Hazardous Fall Case
    Matt Meyerkord Wins Plaintiff Verdict in Hazardous Fall Case

    Meyerkord Russell & Hergott won a jury verdict for their plaintiff who was injured in a slip and fall accident in Kansas City, Missouri. A jury sided with the plaintiff, represented by Matt Meyerkord ...

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  • Incentivizing Attentive Driving and Punitive Damages
    Incentivizing Attentive Driving and Punitive Damages

    Wired magazine published an article recently about patents applied for by Mazda to incentivize attentive driving. It describes a unique approach to the distracted driving problem. Where some car ...

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  • Celebrating Our 4th Anniversary as Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott
    Celebrating Our 4th Anniversary as Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott

    In 2014, Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott was founded when Nick Hergott joined Brian Russell and Matt Meyerkord. Since then, we’ve worked hard to help our clients make right the wrong that’s been done to ...

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  • Sure, Play Pokemon Go (Just Not While You're Driving!)
    Sure, Play Pokemon Go (Just Not While You're Driving!)

    The Verge published an article recently about the rise in traffic fatalities caused by people playing the game Pokemon Go. The game is available on smartphones and features elements in real world ...

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