Pittsburg, Kansas Personal Injury Lawyers
1040 New Hampshire Street, No. 18
Lawrence, KS 66044
University of Missouri - Columbia
As a criminal defense attorney, Nick has represented clients on serious felony charges as well as misdemeanors including murder, rape, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery, burglary, criminal possession of firearms, driving under the influence (DUI), domestic violence, as well as drug offenses. On any given day, you may find Nick defending his clients throughout criminal justice process from trying cases to a jury, negotiating pleas, and preparing briefs for the Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court....
Overland Park, KS 66210
Dustin is licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri. He specializes in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving car accidents, slip and falls, and...
After gaining his license to practice in 2007, Mr. Woellner joined the Houston office of a large regional law firm, where he successfully defended cases involving personal injury claims, business disputes, and first-party insurance claims. In this role, he gained valuable experience in resolving a large number of insurance disputes, including successfully recovering the highest percentage recovery of any insurer in a multi-million dollar subrogation matter. ...
EDUCATION J.D. - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX M.B.A. - Colorado Techinical College, Colorado Springs, CO B.A. - Colorado State Univeristy, Pueblo, CO
BAR ADMISSION Kansas Bar
AWARDS National Academy Personal Injury Attorneys -Top Ten...
Norman Douglas was born and raised in Illinois, moving to Wichita, Kansas when he was 18. A few years later, he enlisted in the Air Force. While in the Air Force, Norman received his Associates Degree in Police...
David has devoted his career to representing individuals in their efforts to obtain justice through our civil court system. He has tried hundreds of cases and represented...
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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