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Hungry chicken visits law seminar in Barbados

Gary’s son, Tyler, is following in the path of his father and is currently in law school. Recently he completed a comparative law seminar in Barbados and has been learning how very different the courtroom is in the country. There, they do not use court reporters or recording devices. The judge simply …

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Ways to help Oklahoma tornado victims

Here are some ways you can help those affected by the recent tornado in Oklahoma:
At this time, people are encouraged to donate money and be ready at a later date to donate time and services. This is a partial list of the organizations working to help the tornado victims.

Habitat for Humanity …

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Steps to Take After an Accident

Unfortunately, almost every one of us will be involved in an auto accident at some point in our lives. These accidents might be as minor as a fender bender or a major crash. Sometimes people leave the scene of a crash with just a few scratches, and other times people …

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Insurance Company Attempts to Buy a Verdict

Giant insurance company, State Farm has been accused of defrauding the Illinois Supreme Court by covering up its support of the Republican candidate in a 2004 Supreme Court race.
Lawyers in the class action suit including former television star and U.S. Senator Fred Thompson allege that State Farm lied and misled …

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Observations on the Schneider Trial

A jury found Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife guilty in 2010 of multiple counts relating to their operation of the Schneider Medical Clinic in Haysville Kansas. Patterson Legal Group’s summer law clerks sat in for portions of the trial as two very different images of the Schneiders were presented …

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Recorded Statements

If you are involved in a car accident and make a claim to the insurance company, they may request that you make a recorded statement regarding the details of the accident. Patterson Legal Group, LC strongly encourages you to contact an attorney before making any statements.
If you decide to contact …

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Kansas Auto Insurance

What statute covers auto insurance in Kansas? The statute is K.S.A. Chapter 40, Article 31, commonly known as the Kansas Automobile Injury Reparations Act. The purpose of the act is to promptly compensate people with injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Who is required to have automobile insurance in …

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“Why a Lawyer” by Anderson Cooper AC360

Insurance Companies Fight Paying Billions of Dollars in Claims
Anderson Cooper from CNN investigates revealed damning evidence against several major insurance companies, like Allstate and State Farm, which are profiting billions of dollars by underpaying auto accident victims. The money the insurance companies take by denying accident victims would otherwise be …

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Effects of an Injury and How We Can Help

When you or a loved one have suffered an injury in an accident, your life can become extremely difficult.  Injuries have an effect on every part of your life, your ability to work, pay bills and take care of your family.  It can be an overwhelming experience and dealing with …

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