Personal Injury Case Results
The attorneys at our firm have achieved record settlements and record verdicts in both Kansas and Missouri. Due to the tragic nature of many personal injury cases, the publicity that these cases sometimes garner, and the privacy of our clients, we choose not to display our victories and results. Although exemplary results have been obtained by our firm in this area of practice, we realize that comes at a tremendous cost to the lives of the clients we represent and their families. No dollar amount can ever bring back a loved one; no verdict can really give justice to a grieving family. In this area of practice, there are no winners; only a quest for answers to difficult questions and the hopes that a sizeable judgement can change the way companies do business to deter future wrongdoing. Many of our past clients are willing to speak to the care and attention in which we handle these matters. If you have a wrongful death or personal injury case, feel free to contact the office for a past client reference.
Criminal Defense Case Results
City of Overland Park vs. C.E.
Client was charged with a DUI in the municipal court after it was alleged he had wrecked his car while heavily intoxicated. Client was injured in a wreck and had made some incriminating statements. Client was convicted at the municipal level. We took the case up on appeal and jury tried it. We presented an alternate theory involving another party operating the vehicle without the defendant testifying. Defendant was found not guilty of all charges.
State v. G.C.
Client was accused of Domestic Battery. The client had retained another lawyer whom had bench tried the case and lost. We filed an appeal and had a jury trial on the matter. After a two-day jury trial, the client was found not guilty of all charges.
State v. B.D.
Client was accused of Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property. Client and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument and she alleged he had pushed her and damaged some of her property. We set the case for jury trial. We were able to limit the evidence that was admitted into the record by filing extensive motions in limine. After a two-day jury trial, the client was found not guilty of all charges.
State v. E.K.
Client was accused of Aggravated Battery with Permanent Disfigurement and was looking at presumptive prison time. After a preliminary hearing, extensive motion filing and almost a year of litigation, the State offered to amend the charges to a misdemeanor and probation for 12 months. Client was a medical professional and was able to keep her license.
State v. C.H.
Client was accused of Aggravated Robbery and several other felony charges stemming from the robbery of a drug house. Client’s ID and phone were found at the scene of the crime. Client was facing presumptive prison. After 8 months of litigation, State offered a misdemeanor plea and probation.
State v. G.C.
Client was accused of felony possession. Client was caught with drugs in his vehicle after a traffic stop. Client admitted to the knowing possession of drugs. After explaining the law to the prosecutor at a hearing, the charges were dropped to a misdemeanor. After an extensive motion to suppress and a hearing on the motion, the Court suppressed the drugs and client’s statement and prosecutor was forced to dismiss.
City of Overland Park v. R.K.
Client was accused of DUI. Client was convicted of DUI in the municipal court. We appealed the conviction to the District Court and had a jury trial. At that trial, the judge held that the City had not met its burden and the client was found not guilty of the DUI.
City of Overland Park v. J.R.
Client was accused of DUI. Client was convicted of DUI at the municipal level. We appealed the conviction to the District Court and set the case for a bench trial. Upon conclusion of the trial, the judge found the client not guilty of the DUI.
State v. E.K.
Client was accused of Aggravated Sexual Battery. Client was facing presumptive prison time and registration as a sex offender. The case was ultimately set for jury trial and extensive motions were filed. The judge ruled in the client’s favor on most of the motions and dramatically limited the evidence that the State would be allowed to present at trial. On the eve of trial, client accepted a plea to a simple battery charge and received probation.
State v. C.J.
Client was caught with 34 pounds of marijuana. Client was facing a long presumptive prison sentence. After many months of litigating the case, including the drafting of a motion to suppress and sending it to the prosecutor, the State amended the charges down and offered a probation plea.
State v. I.W.
Client was charged with Aggravated Robbery and several other charges. Client was involved in the robbery of a drug dealer with a firearm. Client was facing a lengthy presumptive prison sentence. After litigating the case for nearly a year, including mediating the case, the State offered to amend the charge and give the client a probation recommendation.
State v. C.W.
Client was charged with Aggravated Robbery and felony criminal damage. Both of these crimes were alleged to have been committed with a firearm. Client was facing a lengthy prison sentence. After months of litigating the charges, the State offered to amend the charges to misdemeanors and probation.
State v. K.G.
Client was charged with failure to register as a sex offender. Our investigator found some very damaging evidence about an essential State’s witness. After confronting the State with this evidence, it dismissed the case at the preliminary hearing.
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