Friend of Horn Law Advancing Cure for ALS

 Friend of Horn Law Advancing Cure for ALS Here I am with my friend and neighbor, Larry Vilmer. Even though Larry was diagnosed with ALS last year, and the disease progression has occurred, his good nature, kindness, and high spirits have been so encouraging to many in the Kansas City community that are raising funds to help find a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known commonly as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease. (more…)

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Independence, Missouri Lawyer Develops Program To Help Reduce Accidents On Missouri’s Rural Roads

People who live in rural areas of Missouri know that there is not much room for error on the county and state highway roads that cris-cross Missouri. Accidents are on the rise and many blame the significant change in the driving culture. As drivers continue to drive aggressively, more distracted, and more impatient, traffic safety experts are saying that all of us are facing a “new universe of roadway risk”, however the highest risks for a violent collision are on Missouri’s rural roads. (more…)

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Driver Alert For April 27-29

With the nice weather expected this weekend, I expect there will be many more motorcycles on the road so please keep an extra-careful lookout. Because of low-profile, motorcycles are very difficult to see. (more…)

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What is the Difference Between an Average and a Very Good Settlement in an Injury Claim?

The reason this is an important question is because, typically, an injured person is entitled to only one insurance settlement in their personal injury claim. This means that injured persons with claims must be careful and cautious when considering a offer to settle a personal injury case. This is where legal consultation can be helpful. Here is how I approach it when people call me for an evaluation of their claim.   (more…)

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What is a Pain & Sufferings?

In the context of a injury claim, “pain & suffering” commonly refers to the compensation an injured person deserves for their pain, hurt, and discomfort that is brought on by a traumatic injury. Quite simply, pain & suffering represents a category of damages that is set aside to account for the non-economic damages an injured person has incurred. In this regard, as a description of non-economic damages, it is a very important element in the fair and full settlement of any injury claim. (more…)

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