DOCTOR FILES MALPRACTICE SUIT FOLLOWING POST-SURGICAL PARALYSIS

FOX News recently reported on the story of a UK pediatrician who has filed a malpractice suit against her doctors after experiencing post-surgical paralysis. The case demonstrates that even other doctors recognize when their peers have made an error, they should be held accountable for their negligence. As FOX News reports, 69-year-old Diana Birch lost a kidney … Read more

TESLA’S “AUTOPILOT” TECHNOLOGY INVOLVED IN FIRST FATAL CRASH

A May 7 auto accident in Williston, Florida has opened a heated debate about modern auto technology. Joshua Brown was killed when his car went underneath a semi-truck that had turned unexpectedly in front of him. However, what’s unique about this accident is that Brown was in a Tesla Model S luxury vehicle with its autonomous … Read more

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PARTIAL AND TOTAL DISABILITY

If you are seriously injured on the job to the point where it will impact you permanently—including impacting your ability to perform some or all of your essential job functions—you can claim that you have become “permanently disabled.” When this is the case, a claimant is eligible for permanent disability benefits. Securing this compensation, however, … Read more

SHOULD YOU RELEASE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER A CRASH?

You’ve been in a car accident. You’ve been injured, you’ve sought medical attention, kept all pertinent records, and stayed organized and on top of things. All this, despite the chaotic and traumatic nature of car accidents that leave us a little dazed in the aftermath. Through it all, you’ve kept good communication with your own … Read more

NEW GUIDE BENEFITS INSURANCE COMPANIES, NOT WORKERS

On January 1st, 2015, the workers’ compensation system in Kansas was changed when a new medical guide became the tool for evaluating workers’ compensation injuries. The 6th edition of the workers’ compensation medical guide has removed several injuries that previously qualified injured workers for compensation. Effectively, the new guide makes it harder for workers in Kansas to … Read more

Adler and Manson - Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers » 2016