If you have health insurance, you might have noticed that certain healthcare providers will provide a discount on medical bills based on the type of health insurance you have. If you have been injured by another person’s negligence, Missouri and Kansas law state that you are entitled to recover the amount of the medical bills […]
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Our brains are complex, mysterious, and vital to our well-being. No trauma to your head should be overlooked as any blow to the head can result in injury or damage to your brain. A concussion or so-called “mild” traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) is typically classified as mild when there is a loss of consciousness for […]
Continue reading The m-TBI Misnomer – Why Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Never “Mild”
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People who have been injured by another person’s negligence (or by a company’s negligence), who must sue to receive fair compensation for their injuries, are barred from informing juries that a defendant has liability insurance to cover the damages being sought in the lawsuit.
Continue reading Why Do We Keep Juries From Knowing That A Defendant In A Personal Injury Lawsuit Has Liability Insurance?
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When an injured person brings a personal injury action against a negligent company to recover damages for the harm they suffered, their spouse may have the right to bring a separate, standalone action called a loss of consortium claim. Missouri law recognizes that an injury to one spouse can cause significant harm to the other […]
Continue reading What is a Loss of Consortium Claim?
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