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  • Presley Wins $3.5M for Family of Man Killed in Power Plant Explosion

    Attorney Kirk Presley helped recover $3.5 million for the family of a 54-year-old man who died in a power plant explosion near Weston, Mo. Presley acted as lead counsel for the plaintiffs, who won nearly $12.21 million in combined verdicts. The very technical case largely came down to a debate about whether the blame for the explosion lay with a poorly made valve or the managing of the Iatan, Mo. ...
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  • Presley & Presley Win $15M Settlement for Teen Accident Victim

    Presley & Presley reached a $15 million settlement for a teenage boy who was injured in a devastating car crash. This amount ranks among the largest single claimant recoveries in the history of Kansas, where state law applies. The Accident In February 2016, a pickup truck driver allegedly ran a red light and crashed into the vehicle transporting Aundre Hobbs, Jr. (15). He sustained a massive head ...
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  • Presley & Presley, LLC Selected as 2018 Best Law Firms by U.S. News®

    Our firm, Presley & Presley, LLC, is excited to announce we have been selected as part of the list of 2018 Best Law Firms by U.S. News®. This incredible achievement highlights our firm’s undying, tireless devotion to our clients, colleagues, and community. The law firms selected to this list are evaluated depending on a number of important qualifications, and our firm is thrilled to be honored on ...
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  • June Is National Safety Month

    The National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of other organizations across the United States are promoting National Safety Month this June. This month-long focus on safety is designed to raise awareness of what it takes to keep ourselves and each other safe by helping reduce the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in homes and communities. This year the NSC focuses on a ...
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  • What to Do If My Child Is Injured?

    According to several studies, more than 14 million child injuries happen each year throughout the United States. Some of these injuries are a natural part of growing up, such as falling down and skinning a knee. Other injuries, however, could be easily prevented with a little caution from attending adults. More than a quarter of the injuries experienced by children occur in or around school ...
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  • 3 Safety Tips to Avoid a Jet Ski Accident

    With the weather beginning to warm up, it will soon be time to break out the jet skis and head to the lake for fun in the sun. As exhilarating as jet skis can be, they can also be dangerous if the proper precautions are not taken. Unfortunately, regulations are not very strict when it comes to jet ski operation – almost anyone with a desire to ride can rent a jet ski, even if they are first-time ...
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  • Aviation Accidents: Causes & Legal Remedies

    Whether taking a commercial flight to a faraway destination, sightseeing in a helicopter, or flying a small plane for recreation, most people have been on some form of aircraft. While widely believed to be a safer method of travel than cars, accidents involving planes can – and do – happen. Victims of aviation accidents , including plane accidents and helicopter accidents, may have legal options ...
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  • New Year & Resolutions to Stay Safe

    Many people made lofty resolutions this year. According to a poll from ComRes poll, some of the most common resolutions included: Exercise more Lose weight Eat more healthy Learn a new skill / hobby Spend more time on personal wellbeing Spend more time with family / friends Drink less alcohol Stop smoking Maybe you took a simpler approach, though, and just resolved to stay safe in 2017. At Presley ...
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  • Truck Driver Hours of Service Limits & Personal Injury Cases

    Every year , thousands of people are injured or killed by negligent truck drivers on the road. In a study published by the FMCSA, the percentage of crashes due to fatigue that occurs between hour 12 and 16, jump from 10% to 25%. Currently, there are regulations in place that legally define how many consecutive hours commercial truck drivers can work in a day and during the week to ensure their ...
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  • Summer Months Bring High Risk of Diving Accidents

    Due to the warmer weather, the months of June, July and August generally see an uptick in diving injuries. According to a decade-long study performed by the Shepherd Center, diving is the fourth leading cause of paralyzing spinal cord injury, with over 800 people a year suffering diving injuries. Diving injuries are generally sustained by young adult males and are totally preventable. Public ...
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  • What To Do After an ATV Accident

    Whether you are riding an ATV for sport, leisure or for work, understanding proper safety and handling of the vehicle is important before hitting the dirt. Unfortunately, not everyone takes proper care to learn this valuable information. If you or someone you know was injured while riding an ATV by a negligent third party, or if you sustained your injuries from a defective ATV, a skilled Kansas ...
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  • Commercial Truck Driver DUI Accidents

    Commercial truck drivers, bus drivers and other commercial license holders are held to more stringent standards for drinking and driving. Large 18-wheeler trucks can cause more damage than a passenger vehicle in an accident and take more coordination to drive, which is why the legal limit for commercial drivers is half of what it is for non-commercial drivers. If a negligent truck driver injured ...
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  • Moving Truck Accidents

    For many individuals, moving can be an exciting time rife with the possibility of new opportunities for friendship, work and activities. For others, it can be stressful and chaotic to box up belongings into a rented truck or commercial moving company’s truck and leave their home behind. Amidst the chaos, there’s the possibility of the movers being involved in an accident. For victims injured by a ...
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  • St. Louis No Longer Dominant Turf for Big Plaintiff Wins

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  • Man Paralyzed by Diving in Hotel Pool Wins $3.2M

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