Accident & Injury

The following Accident & Injury case summaries are examples of some of our recent successes for our clients.

What Everyone Ought to Know About E-Cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes Are Dangerous
Their Exploding Batteries Have Hurt At Least 158 People
A man in Muskogee, Okla., was permanently disfigured when his electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, exploded while he was using it. A man in Berlin, N.J., needed skin grafts for a leg that was burned when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket. A […]

$4.3 Million Settlement for Woman with Traumatic Brain Injury

ACCIDENT & INJURY:

Our client, a young woman who was an assistant manager at a truck stop in Peculiar, Missouri, recently received a $4.3 Million Settlement from an accident which occurred during routine job errand. As part of her job duties, she was making a trip to the bank. While stopped for traffic on US […]

Rik Siro Attends Brain Injury Summit

Rik Siro recently attended the Brain Injury Summit – A Meeting of the Minds, in Vail, Colorado. The conference was hosted by Craig Hospital, a world-renowned hospital specializing in neuro-rehabilitation and research regarding patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Conference was a gathering of some of the best and […]

$150,000 Jury Verdict in Premises Liability Case

After a five (5) day jury trial, our attorneys obtained a jury verdict of $150,000, in a premises liability case against the Sutherlands Lumber Company of Kansas City.

Plaintiff, an active elderly man, was with his wife at Sutherlands Lumber in Cass County when he sat on a lawn chair set up for display in […]

$115,000 Settlement for Soccer Standout and MLS Draft Pick

ACCIDENT & INJURY:
Our attorneys negotiated a settlement in a negligence and battery case on behalf of the plaintiff, a former college soccer standout and draft pick of the New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer (“MLS”) Club, who was punched in face, suffered extensive injuries to his jaw, and missed his MLS tryout as […]

$8.1 Million Awarded to Plaintiff

PRODUCT LIABILITY RESULT:

FENSTERMACHER v. TELELECT, INC.

Product liability claimed against Defendant. Plaintiff, an employee of KPL Gas Service Co., was in a bucket hoisted by a boom and was working on a 7,200 volt power line when he was injured by the electric current. Defendant was the manufacturer of the boom. Plaintiff alleged that the […]

$325,000 Verdict in Columbia, Missouri

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE:
The firm obtained a jury verdict for their clients in a medical malpractice claim against a Columbia Orthopaedic Surgeon. The jury found that the surgeon performed an unnecessary carpal tunnel release surgery on plaintiff, and as a result, she suffered a painful and debilitating injury known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), or Regional Complex […]

$198,925 Verdict for Plaintiff

DANGEROUS PROPERTY:
Plaintiff, female age 49, was walking on a sidewalk at the Country Club Plaza. An employee of the Defendant was working on a building construction project using a power saw. The saw shot out a piece of wood trim eight-feet-long and one-inch-wide, hitting the Plaintiff in the leg causing her to fall on […]

Motor Vehicle Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver for $150,000

ACCIDENT & INJURY:
Siro Smith Dickson successfully settled a highway car accident case caused by a drunk driver. The plaintiffs, a very vibrant and active elderly couple, were driving down the highway late at night when they suddenly came upon and hit a truck that had earlier flipped over in the roadway, and was left blocking their […]

Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT:

The firm settled the Wrongful Death claims of a young mother and daughter, for the death of their 25 year-old husband and dad, in a rural Eastern Kansas town. The family claimed that a treating physician failed to properly diagnose and treat a pulmonary embolism (a life-threatening condition) in a relatively healthy and […]