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Patterson Cannabis Awareness Month: 5 Personal Injuries Caused by Marijuana Use

Patterson Cannabis Awareness Month: 5 Personal Injuries Caused by Marijuana Use

Cannabis Awareness Month is the perfect time to learn about the potential benefits and risks associated with marijuana use. While Missouri legalized medical marijuana in 2018 and adult use is on the ballot for 2024, it’s important to be aware of the potential consequences of cannabis use, especially regarding personal injuries. The Missouri injury attorneys […]

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Work Zone Awareness Week: 5 Ways to Avoid Accidents

Every year, National Work Zone Awareness Week serves as a crucial reminder to prioritize safety on our roads. This year, from April 15th to 19th, 2024, let’s all commit to driving cautiously and being aware of the people working tirelessly to improve our transportation infrastructure. The Kansas personal injury lawyers at Patterson Legal Group understand […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Missouri Car Accidents in the Rain

Missouri Car Accidents in the Rain

April showers are currently hitting Missouri, with more precipitation expected in the months to come. For example, St. Joseph receives the most rainfall from May through September, typically peaking in June. To help you avoid Missouri car accidents in the rain, the St. Joseph injury lawyers at Patterson Legal Group share five tips to stay […]

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What Is a Personal Injury Attorney?

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You’ve seen commercials for personal injury lawyers for years. You might even know someone who has hired one after an accident. However, many people are not fully aware of what a personal injury attorney can do for them, how they can help, and why they should hire one. if they’ve been hurt in an accident […]

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Missouri SB 901 Proposes Harsher Punishments for Fleeing Police

Missouri SB 901 | Valentine's Law

Missouri legislators have introduced Senate Bill 901, which would increase punishments for acts of aggravated fleeing. Currently, attempting to drive away from Missouri law enforcement is a minor offense, legally classified as a misdemeanor. Missouri SB 901 would escalate the crime to a felony, with even harsher punishments if people were injured as a result […]

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National Cleaning Week: Avoiding Household Injuries

National Cleaning Week: Avoiding Household Injuries | Kansas Injury Lawyer

National Cleaning Week takes place every year, starting on the last Sunday of March. This year it takes place from March 24 to 30. Organizations like the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) use the event to promote various cleaning issues, with many people undertaking their annual spring cleaning. The Kansas injury lawyers at Patterson Legal Group […]

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Understanding Good Samaritan Laws

At Patterson Legal Group, we believe in the power of helping others. National Good Samaritan Day on March 13th is a perfect time to celebrate the importance of stepping up to assist those in need. But what if you’re unsure about the legal implications of intervening in an emergency? Good Samaritan Laws offer protections for […]

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Spring Break Injuries: Five Ways to Stay Safe

Spring break is a time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and creating lasting memories. With that said, it’s also a time when injuries can occur more frequently. Whether you’re heading to the beach, the mountains, or simply enjoying your favorite staycation activities, prioritizing your safety is crucial. Patterson Legal Group’s Kansas injury attorneys understand that accidents can […]

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Understanding Missouri Premises Liability Law

Missouri premises liability law

Property owners in Missouri have a legal duty to maintain their premises in a safe condition for visitors. This means taking steps to identify and fix potential hazards or warn visitors about them. If a visitor is injured on a property due to the owner’s negligence, they may have the right to seek compensation for […]

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Understanding Kansas Premises Liability Law

Kansas premises liability law

If you own any kind of property, it is your responsibility to provide a safe environment for your visitors in order to prevent injuries or even wrongful death. While this might seem like a basic concept, it is actually the framework for Kansas premises liability law. Additionally, visitors should be aware of their rights to […]

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