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  • Awards & Recognition

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    • Our Firm Receives 2018 Best Law Firm Award by Best Lawyers

      Best Lawyers is a respected attorney rating organization. For more than 3 decades, it has used an intensive peer review process to nominate candidates and select winners. Our legal team is proud to announce that we have received the 2018 Best Law Firm award. Our hard work and commitment to meeting our clients’ legal needs motivates us in every case, and we are excited to celebrate this ...

    Brain Injuries

    The latest posts for Brain Injuries are listed below.
    • PTSD caused by TBI

      A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a sudden blow or sharp jolt to the head. Often, this type of injury occurs during a traumatic event, such as an accident or a fall. As such, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop in the aftermath of sustaining such an injury. Unfortunately, many symptoms of TBIs and PTSD overlap, making it difficult to assess what the underlying problem is. ...
    • Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

      A traumatic brain injury can range from mild to severe, depending on several factors. An individual suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury will typically have normal MRI and CAT scans, though he or she might have cognitive problems such as difficulty thinking, trouble with memory, attention deficit, and mood swings. Despite the term “mild,” however, the effect of traumatic brain injuries, ...
    • Why Should All Blows to the Head Be Taken Seriously?

      After suffering a blow to the head, whether it be caused by a car accident , slip and fall, or other type of accident, seeking a full medical evaluation is crucial. While you may feel more or less fine aside from a slight headache, there is still a chance that you may have endured critical brain damage. Since traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have such subtle symptoms and potentially go unnoticed ...

    Car Accidents

    The latest posts for Car Accidents are listed below.
    • Car Accidents Caused by Vehicle Malfunctions

      Car accidents aren’t always the fault of a single driver, nor are they always the fault of any driver. In some cases, preexisting problems with a car can cause accidents, injuries, and even death—and that raises the question of fault. Who is to blame for a defect-related car accident, and who should be held responsible for its financial implications? What to Do if a Malfunction, Faulty Part, or ...
    • Pro Tips for Talking to Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

      Don’t Try to Do This One Yourself. Call (660) 722-4115 to Speak to a Sedalia Car Accident Lawyer. At Kempton & Russell , we believe in working hard so you don’t have to. When you’ve been in a serious accident, our mission is to make your life as stress-free as possible during your personal injury case. (Recovery is stressful enough, isn’t it?) When you call us, you can be sure you will receive ...
    • Everything You Need to Know About Whiplash

      Soft Tissue Injuries and Whiplash Whether you are in a serious car accident or a small fender-bender, you may experience damage to important connective tissues. The muscles and tendons in your neck and back are particularly vulnerable to injury, no matter how minor your car accident. This is because the connective tissues in your neck and back are often stretched, sprained, or otherwise forcefully ...

    Firm News

    The latest posts for Firm News are listed below.
    • Our Firm Receives 2018 Best Law Firm Award by Best Lawyers

      Best Lawyers is a respected attorney rating organization. For more than 3 decades, it has used an intensive peer review process to nominate candidates and select winners. Our legal team is proud to announce that we have received the 2018 Best Law Firm award. Our hard work and commitment to meeting our clients’ legal needs motivates us in every case, and we are excited to celebrate this ...
    • Thank You for Visiting Kempton & Russel, the Trial Lawyers of Sedalia

      Welcome to the legal blog, website, and, by extension, the law firm of Kempton & Russell. In case you haven’t heard of us before, our Sedalia personal injury lawyers are well-known throughout Missouri for being some of the state’s most-trusted trial lawyers. We focus our practice on personal injury cases and helping the wrongfully injured seek justice and compensation. Some of the cases we have ...

    In the News

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    • Laceration Hazard Leads to 8 Million Unit Cuisinart Recall

      Planning on cooking up a huge holiday meal for your family and friends? Before you get too far into the recipe, check the model number on your food processor right now. Conair has announced that 8 million Cuisinart food processors have been recalled due to defective blades that can crack and leave metal shards in finished food products. Roughly 30 people have reported mouth lacerations and cracked ...

    Medical Malpractice

    The latest posts for Medical Malpractice are listed below.
    • Can I Sue My Doctor Years After Surgery?

      Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims Medical malpractice falls under personal injury law, making it subject to most of the same regulations and restrictions, one of the most important being the statute of limitations. (This is the time frame in which an injured person must file an official claim against the person or entity who harmed them.) If you have had an operation within the ...
    • What Happens When Doctors Make Anesthesia Errors?

      The Effects of Anesthesia Mistakes on Patients If a doctor or other medical professional makes a mistake when administering your anesthesia, it can result in serious pain, medical complications, and even death. However, such errors are unfortunately common. There are a number of things that can and often do go wrong when doctors administer anesthesia, including: Failure to educate patients about ...
    • Can I Sue a Nurse for Medical Malpractice?

      Nurses are there to augment a doctor’s care and ensure you are taken care of. However, in the same way doctors may harm their patients through negligence, failure to be careful, or disregard for proper procedures, nurses can hurt their patients by acting inappropriately. Depending on the specifics of your experience, you may have a case for malpractice if you have been injured or harmed by a ...

    Nursing Home Abuse

    The latest posts for Nursing Home Abuse are listed below.
    • Do Bed Sores Form Due to Medical Negligence?

      Kempton & Russell proudly represents families who have had loved ones suffer injury or harm due to medical malpractice. Time and time again, our attorneys have found that bed sores are not a symptom or side effect of an illness. Rather, it may be a direct result of medical negligence, such as inattentive nursing home staff and failure to provide the patient with the care that they deserve. If you ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Pro Tips for Talking to Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

      Don’t Try to Do This One Yourself. Call (660) 722-4115 to Speak to a Sedalia Car Accident Lawyer. At Kempton & Russell , we believe in working hard so you don’t have to. When you’ve been in a serious accident, our mission is to make your life as stress-free as possible during your personal injury case. (Recovery is stressful enough, isn’t it?) When you call us, you can be sure you will receive ...
    • Everything You Need to Know About Whiplash

      Soft Tissue Injuries and Whiplash Whether you are in a serious car accident or a small fender-bender, you may experience damage to important connective tissues. The muscles and tendons in your neck and back are particularly vulnerable to injury, no matter how minor your car accident. This is because the connective tissues in your neck and back are often stretched, sprained, or otherwise forcefully ...
    • Put an End to Insurance Bad Faith Tactics: Here's How

      Most people buy insurance to protect themselves against economic losses associated with personal injuries or property damages, or even the possibility of a lawsuit that will result in losses. In exchange for paying premiums, a policyholder is owed a wide range of duties by the insurance company, such as provide coverage and uphold the terms of the policy. However, there are many cases in which an ...

    Product Liability

    The latest posts for Product Liability are listed below.
    • Who Is Responsible for Injuries Caused by Gun Malfunctions

      Defective Firearms Can Cause Serious Bodily Harm & Create Major Financial Losses There are a number of things that can go wrong in the process of designing, creating, shipping, selling, and using a firearm. While none of these may be your fault, they could all result in serious bodily injury, even to the point of causing permanent disability or death. Here’s what you need to know. Common Gun ...
    • Car Accidents Caused by Vehicle Malfunctions

      Car accidents aren’t always the fault of a single driver, nor are they always the fault of any driver. In some cases, preexisting problems with a car can cause accidents, injuries, and even death—and that raises the question of fault. Who is to blame for a defect-related car accident, and who should be held responsible for its financial implications? What to Do if a Malfunction, Faulty Part, or ...
    • EpiPen Recall

      The FDA released an announcement earlier in March alerting consumers to a recall of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr products. The manufacturer of the epinephrine injection devices voluntarily recalled 13 lots of these auto-injectors. The device was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Speciality. EpiPen products are auto-injectors used for emergency treatment of ...

    Truck Accidents

    The latest posts for Truck Accidents are listed below.
    • Who Is Liable for a Trucking Accident?

      A crash involving a large commercial truck is typically more devastating than a collision between passenger vehicles. Since a commercial truck is massive in size and weight, these types of accidents lead to serious injuries and fatalities. Depending on what had transpired in your trucking accident , there may be several parties who can be held liable for your damages, such as medical expenses, ...
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