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Before moving to the Kansas City area to practice law, Todd practiced in south-central Kansas. During his tenure in south-central Kansas Todd was an assistant city attorney as well as represented defendants in multiple district courts. This position provided Todd extensive exposure to negotiating plea agreements with opposing counsel and prosecuting cases to trial. Todd has represented clients who were charged with a wide range of misdemeanors, including driving while suspended, driving under the influence, driving as a habitual violator, possession of marijuana, possession of...
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
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Overland Park, KS 66210
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. ...
A people person, Nate has always had a passion for helping and getting to know others. “As an attorney, I am in a unique position to get to know people on a professional and personal level. Even though I operate in a professional environment, these matters concern my...
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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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