Blog Posts in 2016

  • Record Number of People Ignoring Record Number of Auto Recalls

    There are currently more than 45 million cars and trucks on the road that have yet to have important safety-related recall issued corrected, according to the Post Bulletin . In fact, this trend has some people wondering if the overwhelming number of recalls that the U.S. has recently seen is having a numbing effect on consumers. Shockingly, recent data reveals that the most high-volume and ...
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  • Most Truck Accidents Result from FMCSA Violations

    When large commercial trucks become involved in accidents with much smaller and lighter passenger vehicles, the passenger vehicle and its occupants will almost always suffer the most damage. Thousands of people are severely injured or killed each year in preventable truck accidents – in fact, the number of truck accidents has increased approximately 20 percent over the past two decades. In order ...
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  • Master Class: Rodney Jew with Kip Robertson

    Litigation Strategist Rodney Jew, together with Kip Robertson of Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C. will both be speaking at a Master Class seminar this August. Bringing together some of the most talented lawyers in the country, the seminar will allow participants to build their legal knowledge in an interactive setting. Well known for his experience and legal wisdom, Rodney Jew is described ...
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  • FDA Recalls Are Too Slow & Require ‘Immediate Attention,’ Report Found

    A government report found the FDA is too slow to recall dangerous foods, putting consumers at serious risk of harm. The report – released earlier this month – stated the FDA doesn’t have standardized policies in place to make sure voluntary food recalls are timely. Issued by Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the report described ...
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  • Appeals Court Reverses District Court Decision in Electrocution Death Case

    The Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled that a district court judge was too quick to absolve the city of Salina of negligence in the electrocution death of a young girl back in 2013, reversing the original decision and ordering it back to the Saline County District Court. This likely means that the civil case brought against the city of Salina by the girl’s parents will be decided by a jury. The ...
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  • Michael Radar Settles Wrongful Death Suit for Policy Limits

    Attorney Michael Radar, of Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C., recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $250,000.00. The victim had been riding his motorcycle southbound on Wornall Road when he was struck by a motorist who pulled out of a parking lot into the southbound lanes. The result was a violent, and deadly, collision. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, leaving behind a ...
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  • Chip Robertson Secures $434 Million Judgment Against HCA

    Attorney Edward “Chip” Robertson , of Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C., was recently involved in securing a $434 million judgment against the Hospital Corporate of America. Seyferth, Blumenthal & Harris, the firm that represented the plaintiff in this case – Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City – asked Robertson to assist with the legal strategy and help navigate some of the more ...
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  • Kip Robertson Secures $500,000 Settlement for Injured Bicyclist

    Kip Robertson , one of the partners at Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C., recently secured a $500,000 policy limits settlement on behalf of his client. The victim, a bicyclist, had suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car at an intersection. The at-fault driver carried $250,000 in automobile liability coverage, and the victim had $250,000 in underinsured motorist coverage. ...
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  • Tony Dewitt Helps Uncover Health Care Fraud Perpetrated Against the Federal Government.

    The former owner and operator of National Care EMS, a Houston-area ambulance company, recently agreed to settle accusations that his company paid kickbacks to hospitals and nursing facilities in exchange for the rights to their Medicaid and Medicare transport referrals. The company was accused of providing heavily discounted or free ambulance transportation to several nursing homes in exchange for ...
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  • Tony Dewitt Appointed to Board of Directors of the Allergy and Asthma Network

    Tony Dewitt of Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C. has been appointed to the Allergy and Asthma Network’s Board of Directors. The Allergy and Asthma Network is a non-profit organization whose goal is to improve physician and patient education in the treatment and management of allergies and asthma. In addition to this new post, Mr. Dewitt, who spent 13 years as a registered respiratory ...
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  • Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C. Receive Trial Care Award from the American Association for Justice

    The American Association for Justice has awarded Bartimus Frickleton and Robertson, P.C. the Trial Care Award in recognition of our outstanding community outreach. Here at the firm, we truly care about doing our part to serve our community. One of the ways we achieve this is making and delivering sandwiches to the City Union Mission, a homeless shelter in Kansas City. Every Tuesday for the past 22 ...
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