Blog Posts in May, 2014

  • 29-May-2014

    Medical Malpractice Caps: Ineffective Wherever They're Tried

    Every state in the nation wrestles with decisions over how best to serve its citizens. In Missouri, we have repeatedly wrestled with different approaches on the how to handle cases in which patients are harmed by doctor or hospital negligence. ...
  • 22-May-2014

    Police: Driver Fell Asleep Before Granby Accident

    The people of Granby are rightfully proud of their quiet, small community just 25 miles southeast of Joplin. The quiet was shattered on a recent Monday morning, however, when a 72-year-old woman walking on Main Street was struck and killed in a car ...
  • 15-May-2014

    Joplin-Area Fatal Car Accident

    Four dead in three vehicles involved in two crashes not far from Joplin on one recent Saturday afternoon. The numbers can’t possibly convey the depth or breadth of the tragedies involved in those fatalities in those nearly simultaneous motor ...
  • 6-May-2014

    Monitoring Medications Reduces Medical Errors in Children

    As every Joplin parent knows, you’re going to worry whenever you take your child to a hospital. A parent worries about the illness or injury their child has, how painful the condition might be, how long recovery might take, and a host of other ...
  • 1-May-2014

    Truck Accident Leaves Family with Devastating Injuries

    If you drive about 30 miles north of Joplin, you come to the town of Frontenac, Kansas. Two weeks ago, an elementary school principal, her son and her assistant were stopped mid-morning in a car at a stoplight. That's when a Kenworth ...