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What Is a Personal Injury Case?
What Is a Personal Injury Case?

What is a personal injury case? Although most people have familiarity with what is meant by a personal injury case, clients sometimes are confused about whether their particular situation provides the basis for one. At Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. , we limit our practice to ...

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  • Doctor's Failure to Properly Refer Patient May Have Led to Amputation

    To establish a case of medical malpractice under Missouri law, a patient must show that a doctor failed to meet the requisite standard of care, that ...

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  • Proving Liability in Slip and Fall Cases

    It is commonly believed that an owner and/or proprietor of property is always liable when an individual slips on property. This idea, that an ...

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  • New Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

    The Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841) has been passed to help protect the blind and other pedestrians from the danger of new silent electric ...

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  • Is Tort Reform Really the Solution to High Health Care Costs?

    Recent Health Affairs Reports Give a Resounding “No” According to studies published in the most recent edition of the health care industry journal ...

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  • 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 ...

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

    Defense counsel will sometimes make a tactical decision to admit liability in a negligence action, typically shortly before trial and often in a case ...

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  • Byetta Litigation

    As of 8/18/2008, the FDA has reviewed 30 postmarketing reports of acute pancreatitis in patients taking Byetta. Of the 6 cases of hemorrhagic or ...

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  • Difference Between Settlements and Verdicts

    Settlements and verdicts are the principal means by which claims achieve a resolution. Each has advantages and disadvantages. Attorneys settle out of ...

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  • PTSD May be as Big a Risk as Physical Injury for Child Bikers

    It’s summer time. Children are out of school and on their bicycles all around the Kansas City area. The risk of one of them getting hurt in a ...

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