How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injury law covers a lot of legal areas. It includes everything from simple slips and falls to complicated medical cases. Any time that a person is injured because of the fault of another person, the injured person likely has a cause of action for a lawsuit. Realizing that you could bring a lawsuit is […]

Gallbladder Surgery Gone Bad

By: Robert D. Kingsland Jr. partner at Dempsey Et Kingsland in Kansas City, Mo. He can be reached at robert@dandklaw.com. Gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy) complications are a frequent source of litigation. One of the more common complications is bowel perforation that is not detected and repaired intraoperatively. Time is of the essence in treating this […]

A Defendant’s Naked Admission of Liability Won’t Rob You of the Legitimate Moral Force of Your Evidence

Jason P. Osteen Robert D. Kingsland Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C Kansas City, Missouri Defense counsel will sometimes make a tactical decision to admit liability in a negligence action, typically shortly before trial and often in a case that involves aggravated negligence. Defense counsel will then file a motion in limine seeking to bar the plaintiff […]

80 percent of Autism, ADD and ADHD cases linked to birth injuries

On behalf of Robert Kingsland of Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are developmental delay disorders. As the name ASD implies, a diagnosis is not the same for everyone. The cognitive and psychological impairments […]

Study finds medical errors common in hospitals

On behalf of Robert Kingsland of Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. posted in Hospital Negligence on Friday, April 3, 2015. Many patients rely on hospitals for treatments, care and emergency procedures. You do not expect to suffer further harm or complications after going to the hospital. Unfortunately, patients are at risk for experiencing a preventable mistake […]

When is the hospital responsible for medical malpractice?

On behalf of Robert Kingsland of Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. posted in Hospital Negligence on Thursday, April 2, 2015. When many people in Kansas City think of medical malpractice, they likely think of a physician committing an error that causes serious harm to a patient. While this is often the case, the physician is not […]

Preventable medical harm: enduring scourge in the medical industry

On behalf of Robert Kingsland of Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. posted in Hospital Negligence on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Doctors and hospital administrators in Missouri and nationally understandably have an obsession with getting things rights and avoiding errors, given the clear and singular downside associated with mistakes in the medical profession. Although it is certainly […]