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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

Case Feature: Money Brings Out the Worst in Some

A major injury or death of a loved one caused by the negligence of another party is a heartbreaking situation. A settlement or jury award is meant to offset some of the pain and anguish of the situation, but it offers no comfort to the bereaved when they must then fight over the settlement […]

The Legal Implications of Impaired Driving

In the United States, the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) while driving is 0.08%. If you are pulled over with a BAC of 0.08% or higher, then you will likely be arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI). What many people don’t know is that you can […]

How to Prevent Electrical Accidents on the Job

Each year, more than 4000 injuries are caused by electrical accidents in the workplace, and another 300 result in death. Many professions such as engineers, electricians, construction workers, and linemen work with electricity directly, and it is important that their employers encourage safety in the workplace.

Professionals who work with electricity on a daily basis […]

By |November 15th, 2016|electrocution attorneys, electrocution lawyers, Kansas City electrocution attorneys, Kansas City electrocution lawyers, Kansas City personal injury lawyers|Comments Off on How to Prevent Electrical Accidents on the Job