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The Good Guys have helped over:

The Good Guys have helped over 3800 injured clients and counting! injured clients and counting!

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed:

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed: 145 Million

Legal Dictionary

There are a plethora of legal terms involved in your case. Our legal dictionary helps define terms that can become confusing from A-Z.

Good Faith

Acting in an honest manner, without taking advantage of other people or breaking promises you’ve made to act.  Good faith applies to all types of promises and transactions and dealings.
See also: Bad Faith.

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Gross Negligence

A deliberate breach of a pre-existing duty. If it causes other to be exposed to extreme risks resulting in harm, a defendant may also be considered criminally negligent.

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Hearing

Legal proceedings in which a judge discusses the issues in a case or receives information in order to make a decision about a dispute or a proposed settlement.

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Impairment rating

An estimate of how much normal use or function of an injured body part you are no longer able to use.  Impairment ratings are determined based on guidelines published and updated regularly by the American Medical Association (AMA). An impairment rating is used to calculate a permanent disability rating as …

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In pro per

An injured worker who is not represented by an attorney.

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Indemnify

To compensate for losses or damages. Examples: An insurance policy may indemnify a policy holder against losses like fire, theft, or property damage.

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Judgment

An official decision of a court resolving the legal issues in an action and stating the rights and obligations of the parties involved.

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Juror

Member of a jury.
 

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Kin

A blood relative.

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Lapse

When a right, privilege, or agreement becomes invalid because it is not renewed or it has expired.

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Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,650,000: Vehicle Rollover Accident

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Testimonials

RK

You guy are awesome!  I had the best experience in Kansas.   I would totally recommend Patterson Legal Group to my friends in Kansas.

JB

I was well pleased on how you and your staff handled my case and for the timely way it was presented.   You and your staff deserve all the thanks and gratitude on how professional you were.   I will definitely recommend you to family and friends and I will use you ...

Kelly E.

Our client attorney relationship was amazing. The team was always available and helpful when we had questions, and we had a lot. They took the stress away and walked us thru every detail of our case. They were very patient and was very detailed about the process. We have used ...

Bonnie B

What a great group of people. Everyone was so nice, polite, & helpful. Thank you all for helping with my case….Bonnie B.

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These guys are absolutely awesome!!!!

-Carol P.

Kept up to date on case all along. Excellent communication and timely settlement.  Good advice throughout.

-CT

Did well and got it done for me.

-Randall A.

What a great group of people. Everyone was so nice, polite, & helpful. Thank you all for helping with my case….Bonnie B.

-Bonnie B