Recent News and Case Results:

2016

  • Jury Verdict affirmed on appeal Janice Turner v. Kansas City Public Schools
  • Confidential Settlement for sexual harassment and retaliation in Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement for disability discrimination in Kansas

2015

  • $1,500,000.00 Settlement for FLSA Overtime Collective/Class Action for lost overtime pay for Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department EMTs and Paramedics
  • Confidential Settlement for racial harassment in Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement for racial discrimination in Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement for sexual harassment and retaliation in Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement for age discrimination in Missouri
  • Jury Verdict affirmed on appeal Kurt Ellison v. O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc.

2014

  • $2,200,000.00 Jury Verdict for disability discrimination case in Platte County, Missouri. Kurt Ellison v. O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc. LINK
  • $1,975,000.00 Settlement for FLSA Overtime Collective/Class Action for lost overtime pay for Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department EMTs and Paramedics
  • $1,045,057.59 Jury Verdict for disability discrimination case in Clay County, Missouri. Loyd Broyles v. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. LINK
  • $87,500.00 Jury Verdict for employment retaliation case in Jackson County, Missouri. Janice Turner v. Kansas City Public Schools.
  • $67,000.00 Settlement for sexual harassment case in Jackson County, Missouri
  • $48,000.00 Settlement for slip and fall in Jackson County, Missouri
  • $46,500.00 Settlement for minor injured in auto accident in Missouri
  • Confidential Settlement for religious discrimination case in Kansas

2013

  • $90,000.00 Settlement for male plaintiff injured in auto accident
  • Confidential Settlement of Missouri Whistleblower Retaliation Case
  • Summary Judgment Denial in Jackson County Race Discrimination Case
  • Confidential Settlement of Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Case
  • Confidential Settlement of Disability Case
  • Confidential Settlement of Sexual Harassment Case

2012

  • $75,000.00 Settlement for female plaintiff injured in one-car accident
  • Confidential Settlement of Kansas Whistleblower Retaliation Case
  • $50,000.00 Settlement for male plaintiff wrist injuries from motorcycle accident
  • $45,000.00 Settlement for minor injured during auto accident
  • Summary Judgment denial in federal court sexual harassment and retaliation case allowing claims to proceed to trial in Springfield Missouri
  • Confidential Settlement of Race Discrimination Case

2011

  • $205,000.00 Settlement for family of man who passed away during ambulance transport to hospital LINK(NIGRO)
  • Confidential Settlement of Sexual Harassment Case
  • $96,000.00 Settlement for male plaintiff injured in rear-end accident
  • $36,000 Default Judgment for two employees of nursing facility fired after complaints about fraud and illegal activity
  • Confidential Settlement of Sex Discrimination Case
  • Confidential Settlement of MHRA Disability Case

2010

  • $50,000.00 Settlement for injuries in automobile accident in Missouri
  • $200,000.00 Settlement in Kansas wrongful death claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act
  • $109,000.00 Settlement for passengers of vehicle injured in rear-end accident

2009

  • Appeal resulting in reversal of Summary Judgment by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals allowing plaintiff's age discrimination claims to proceed to trial. Woods v. Boeing and Spirit Aerosystems
  • $95,000.00 Settlement for injuries in automobile accident in Missouri
  • $812,500.00 Settlement in Medical Malpractice case for woman injured during gastric surgery
  • $83,000.00 Settlement of Motorcycle Accident case in Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement in sexual assault cases against massage therapist

2008

  • Confidential Settlement Co-counsel total disability workers compensation case
  • Settlement Breach of Contract Case involving termination of part-time professor
  • $100,000 Settlement for injuries in automobile accident in Missouri
  • $105,000.00 Settlement for injuries in a slip and fall at a hotel in Topeka, Kansas

2007

  • Summary Judgment Denial in two cases alleging sex discrimination arising out of termination of employment in Kansas allowing the cases to proceed to trial
  • Confidential Settlement for family of four in trucking accident case who were rear-ended by semi tractor-trailer in Miami County, Kansas
  • Confidential Settlement in trash truck case in Missouri, for plaintiff run over by truck who suffered numerous disabling injuries including blindness

2006

  • $550,000.00 Settlement for female plaintiff with fractured cervical vertebrae injured in automobile accident in Missouri
  • $160,000.00 Settlement in age discrimination case for former Air Traffic Controller who claimed age discrimination by the FAA

2005

  • $170,000.00 Arbitration Award for Arab-American automobile salesman subjected to racially hostile work environment and terminated because of race discrimination