Medical Malpractice

Recognizing Medical Neglect

What is medical neglect? When a caregiver fails to provide adequate medical or dental care for their child, especially when needed to treat a serious injury or illness. Several factors are considered necessary for the diagnosis of medical neglect could include: 1.If a child is harmed or is at risk...

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8 Reasons CBPW is right for your case

We have over 101 years of combined legal experience. Partner Michael Ponder has over 25 years’ experience and was awarded the Lon O. Hocker Award from the Missouri Bar. $2.55 Million Settlement in Electrocution Case. We’ve litigated cases from Kansas City to Cape Girardeau, from Phoenix to Philadelphia and Miami...

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Economic vs. Non-Economic Damages

Q: What are economic and non-economic damages in a personal injury case? A: Clients in personal injury cases may recover economic and non-economic damages. Some attorneys may refer to them as “general” or “special” damages. In some circumstances, punitive damages may be available as well. So, what exactly are economic damages? Economic damages...

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Stages of a Personal Injury Case

Every personal injury case is unique – different contributing factors, different timelines, different impact on the victim’s life. Understanding the stages your case may go through will help you assist your attorney achieve the best possible outcome and also prepare you for the legal process. Your Initial Case Evaluation During...

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4 Factors That Impact The Value of Your Case

Every personal injury claim is unique, but there are common factors that affect the viability of your case. Knowing what those are can help you improve your chances of fair compensation. FAULT If the negligent party is clearly 100% at fault for your injury, this increases your case value. If...

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What to Know About All-Terrain Vehicle Collisions

All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) are popular vehicles among teens and adults; not only to haul heavy objects, but for recreational purposes as well. Many states, including Missouri, do not require a driver’s license to be issued in order to operate an ATV. Conversely, these vehicles are the cause of a high...

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Ways to Spot Nursing Home Neglect

Placing a loved one in someone else’s care is never an easy process, and finding a trusted environment for those we love requires research, budgeting and overcoming emotional obstacles. All of these things make cases of nursing home neglect even more traumatic for both the seniors affected and their family...

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