Category Archives: Personal Injury

Negligent Hiring and Related Claims

If an employee causes damages while on the job, and those damages were reasonably foreseeable or preventable, his or her employer may be guilty of negligent hiring, negligent retention, negligent supervision, or negligent training. Negligent Hiring If you were damaged, … Continue reading

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Flaws in Kansas and Missouri Texting While Driving Laws

With some limited exceptions, Kansas Statute Annotated 8-15,111 prohibits writing, sending, and reading written communications on a wireless communications device while operating a motor vehicle on a public road (i.e. texting while driving). Missouri Revised Statute 304.820 has substantially the … Continue reading

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Taxation of Lawsuit Settlements

It’s natural to wonder, “How will my lawsuit settlement be taxed?”  Indeed, this is a question that should be addressed before even deciding to settle a personal-injury lawsuit in the first place, because the tax treatment of lawsuit settlements are … Continue reading

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