Slip and Fall Settlement

Slip and fall in parking garage leads to complex regional pain syndrome: $850,000 workers’ compensation settlement

When it comes to workers’ compensation, no injury is too small to notice. In this case, what started out as a seemingly minor work-related injury evolved into a life-altering chronic disease process known as complex regional pain syndrome.

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By |December 20th, 2017|Kansas City personal injury attorneys|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Settlement

Lawsuit Loans

When you’re injured in an accident, it can take a real toll on your financial state. Medical bills, time off work, and repairs can quickly add up, but court cases and settlement negotiations can take months (and in some cases, years) to resolve. This is why certain lenders offer lawsuit loans, to tide you […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lawsuit Loans

How to Prepare for a Deposition

If you’ve filed a personal injury claim as the result of an accident, there is a small chance that you’ll be questioned by the opposing attorney during the discovery process through a deposition. As your attorney, it’s my job to prepare you for the deposition. While most of your preparation will be done when […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Prepare for a Deposition

Top 10 types of Motorcycle Accidents

Summer is here, and there is no better time to take your motorcycle out for a ride. Missouri and Kansas provide breathtaking scenery that is perfect for motorcyclists. Although a helmet and proper riding gear can keep a rider somewhat safe, you are always at risk of getting severely injured in a motorcycle accident. […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Kansas City motorcycle accident attorneys, Kansas City motorcycle accident lawyers|Comments Off on Top 10 types of Motorcycle Accidents

What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company After an Accident

If you have recently been involved in a car accident, it’s likely that you will be contacted by an insurance adjuster both from your insurance company and from the insurance company of the other driver. While it’s imperative that you don’t speak to the adjuster from the other driver’s insurance company before speaking with […]

By |June 12th, 2017|car accident attorneys, Car accident lawyers|Comments Off on What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company After an Accident

Know Your Rights on a Construction Site

If you work on a construction site, you know that it can be dangerous work. That is why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has laws and regulations in place to ensure that employers provide their employees with a safe work environment. While OSHA dictates many regulations and practices that employers must conform […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Kansas City construction accident attorneys, Kansas City construction accident lawyers|Comments Off on Know Your Rights on a Construction Site

What Are Truck Data Recorders and What Can They Tell You?

When most people hear the term “black box,” they generally think of the black box that is used in airplanes in the event of a crash. What many people don’t realize is that commercial trucks also have black boxes. Black boxes, or Event Data Recorders (EDR), are used to record various data about what […]

10 Tips to Avoid Slips: How to Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries in Winter

During the winter months, slip and fall injuries increase due to the prevalence of snowy and icy conditions. Generally, slip and fall accidents only result in bumps and bruises, but occasionally a fall can cause serious injury. By following the tips outlined in this article, you can reduce the likeliness of accidentally slipping and […]

What to do if You’re Involved in a Car Accident

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, tensions are high, adrenalin is pumping, and mistakes are often made. These mistakes can result in not being able to recover all your losses, or worse, being held liable for an accident that was not your fault. After being involved in a car accident, there are […]

Case Feature: Insurance Company Tries to Beat a Claim for a Dead Horse

Sometimes, as lawyers, we take cases that aren’t necessarily in our wheelhouse. At Pottenger Law Firm, we specialize in personal injury cases, but occasionally a case is so interesting that we can’t pass it up. That is what happened when a $1 million equine mortality policy ended up on my desk. Having never dealt […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Kansas City injury lawyers, Kansas City personal injury attorneys, Missouri Insurance Law, wrongful death, wrongful death lawsuit|Comments Off on Case Feature: Insurance Company Tries to Beat a Claim for a Dead Horse