Murder Victim v. Hotel Owner

In working with our good friend Robert Langdon of Langdon & Emison, we recently settled a wrongful death case for $2,750,000 against a hotel owner. A criminal raped a woman who worked the night shift and promised to return to the hotel. Our woman - the mother of three adult children - was stuck on [...]

Murder Victim v. Hotel Owner2015-10-01T15:26:12+00:00

Plaintiff v. Angela Johnson Tangen

The plaintiff was injured on State Line Road in Kansas City when the defendant turned in front of him. The plaintiff was unable to avoid the accident, pushed into the Chick-fil-A drive thru line and hit another car. Plaintiff had an open compound fracture of his wrist, an injury to his liver and an extended [...]

Plaintiff v. Angela Johnson Tangen2012-08-16T19:03:18+00:00

Lynn Seegmiller v. Tammy Keim

Plaintiff was struck by defendant while standing in a ditch getting his mail. With only $4,917 in medical billed and less than $1,000 paid, plaintiff argued that the criminal charges filed against defendant for leaving the scene of an accident and DUI could give rise to punitive damages (damages designed to punish a defendant but [...]

Lynn Seegmiller v. Tammy Keim2012-08-16T19:01:57+00:00

Brasington v. Defendant

$100,000 – Allied Ins. $46,500 – Nationwide (underinsurance) Defendant t-boned the plaintiff going approximately 45 mph. Plaintiff Brasington was transported to the hospital via ambulance. Her neurosurgeon diagnosed her with a herniated disk. After conservative treatment of physical therapy and epidural steroid injections, her surgeon recommended surgery of a decompressive lumbar laminectomy. This case is [...]

Brasington v. Defendant2022-02-15T19:05:16+00:00

Eise v. Fru and Allstate

$35,000 - Allstate Underinsured - Megan $25,000 - American Family - Megan $1,200 - American Family - Kelsey $14,000 - American Family – Brad TOTAL - $75,200 This was a difficult case in that a relatively minor impact caused serious problems for a mother. The initial wreck was on icy roads and was a low [...]

Eise v. Fru and Allstate2012-08-16T19:46:37+00:00

Luke Baker v. Elsie Filo and Atlas Cab Company

M. Blake Heath and Scott Waddell with the Waddell Law Firm successfully obtained a jury verdict for Luke Baker after he was hit by a cab while driving his motorcycle. On August 2, 2010 at 1:00 a.m., Luke Baker was traveling north on Grand Boulevard when he entered the intersection of Grand and Pershing. Upon [...]

Luke Baker v. Elsie Filo and Atlas Cab Company2014-09-10T14:03:34+00:00

Lynn Seegmiller v. Richard Cullum

Our firm successfully obtained a settlement for Lynn C. Seegmiller after his freightliner truck collided with horses that had escaped and wondered onto a county road. On June 15, 2010, around 4:00 a.m. Lynn Seegmiller was carrying grain in his freightliner truck westbound on U.S. 136 in Putnam County. Two horses owned by Richard Cullum had gotten loose and ran [...]

Lynn Seegmiller v. Richard Cullum2014-09-10T14:04:32+00:00

Kansas City Plaintiff versus Defendant Hospital and Doctor

A family received a $1.45 million settlement after the family alledged the negligence of a doctor and hospital caused permanent brain damage to their infant daughter. In February of 2009, a 33 year old Sudanese immigrant went to a hospital for labor inducement. Her husband, a taxi cab driver, was also from Sudan. The mother and baby [...]

Kansas City Plaintiff versus Defendant Hospital and Doctor2014-09-10T13:53:47+00:00

Special Education Student v. School District and Special Education Teacher

Case Description - September 2011, Plaintiff was a special education student who was molested by her special education teacher. The plaintiff alleged the school district had knowledge of the teacher's prior sexual misconduct based on other complaints by other students and by write-ups in the teacher's file. Plaintiff also alleged the school district engaged in [...]

Special Education Student v. School District and Special Education Teacher2012-01-30T22:18:10+00:00

Vehicle Accident Settlement: Wollman v. Frentz and Safeco

Case Description - Patricia McCleary was run over in a cross walk in Kansas City, Kansas by defendant Frentz. Patricia was retired and had no children or spouse, but was survived by her sister, plaintiff Wollman. Because both the plaintiff and defendant lived in Missouri, suit was brought in Jackson County. That proved hugely important [...]

Vehicle Accident Settlement: Wollman v. Frentz and Safeco2012-01-30T22:18:28+00:00
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