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$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 [...]

Rik Siro Selected for Best Lawyers in America

We would like to congratulate our managing partner Rik N. Siro on having been selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Employment Law - Individuals and Litigation - Labor and Employment. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. [...]

$750,000 Settlement For Former Kansas City Employee

Our client was a more than 17 year employee with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.  She was an excellent employee with no legitimate complaints about her performance and always had high performance evaluations.  She was removed from her position as an Assistant Director in the Water Department in an alleged reorganization that only impacted her job, then [...]

$500,000 Jury Verdict in KCPS Whistle-blower Case

Our client was a 19 year employee of the Kansas City Public Schools, with a spotless record serving as the Purchasing Director. During the final year of his employment he was sabotaged and undermined by two new high level officers who did not want to comply with the laws and policies required for public school [...]

$2.7 Million Jury Verdict for Veteran Police Officer

AGE DISCRIMINATION: After a ten (10) day jury trial, our attorneys obtained a jury verdict of $2.7 million, in an age discrimination case against the Kansas City Missouri Police Department. The firm’s client was an experienced and well-respected officer with over 24 years on the force. When the officer was given an ultimatum to transfer [...]

$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 [...]

$1.5 Million Settlement for Business Executive

BREACH OF EXECUTIVE CONTRACT: After nearly four years of litigation in state and federal courts, we obtained a $1.5 million settlement for a business executive on claims of fraud and misrepresentation and breach of contract. Our client was a local business owner who entered an agreement to sell his business to a national competitor and [...]

$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 [...]

$125,000 Settlement For Pharmaceutical Representative

AGE AND SEX DISCRIMINATION: Our client was a long-term pharmaceutical sales representative. She was a strong performer but in spite of that, a new manager with a reputation as a ladies' man decided to write her up and place her on a bogus performance plan. Even though she succeeded by the terms of the plan [...]