Most contracts have terms near the end of the contract that is glossed over or mainly ignored by parties that sign them. One common provision sometimes called a merger clause, typically says something like: “This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties superseding any prior oral or written statements of the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.”
Drunk and impaired driving accidents in Kansas
Many car accidents occur each year in Kansas due to drunk or impaired drivers. The problem is not just a local one, however. Unfortunately, impaired driving accidents are a growing national problem.
Kansas City Motorists and Motorcyclists: How to Share the Road
This year, motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson celebrated its 110th anniversary. No doubt in part due to the success of Harley-Davidson, motorcycle riding has greatly increased in popularity over the last decade. With more and more motorcyclists hitting the road, the number of motorcycle related accidents has also increased. In fact, in 2011, there were 4,612 motorcycle accident related fatalities in the United States. Also in 2011, approximately 81,000 motorcyclists nation-wide were injured in accidents.
An Overview of Kansas General Partnerships & the Kansas Uniform Partnership Act
Under the Kansas Uniform Partnership Act, codified at K.S.A. § 56a-101 through 56a-1305, ("KUPA"), it governs the creation, operation and dissolution of Kansas general partnerships. A general partnership is a corporate entity that is created when there is an association of two or more individuals that carry on as co-owners of a business for a profit, despite whether they intended to do so or not.
Father's Rights in Kansas and Missouri Paternity Proceedings
As an experienced family law attorney in both Missouri and Kansas, I have seen numerous cases arise where a child is not born out of a marriage, the relationship between the unmarried parents ultimately ends, and the father is then prohibited by the unwed mother from seeing his children.
The 411 on Protecting Your Property in the Event of a Divorce
Whether you think you and your spouse will remain together forever or not, it is nevertheless essential to take proactive measures to protect your separate property. Understandably, it is hard to contemplate getting a divorce, especially during the fun and exciting time spent planning your wedding and heading off to a remote island for your honeymoon.
The risks of driving while sleep-deprived
Many Kansas drivers are aware of statistics that show drowsy driving may result in fatal accidents every year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notes that 71,000 crash injuries and 1,550 deaths occur annually costing about $12.5 billion. However, such accident statistics are the result of a less than accurate reporting system.
Head-on collision in Kansas kills 3
An accident involving three vehicles left a trio of people dead in Butler County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that the head-on collision on US-54 happened when one vehicle left the eastbound lanes and went onto the westbound side. The reason they swerved was not yet known.
Brain aging and traumatic brain injuries
Each year in Kansas, many people suffer from traumatic brain injuries in accidents or while playing sports. Aside from the immediate symptoms of a brain injury, the trauma may cause long-lasting changes to the brain that can cause problems throughout the victim's life.
Man charged in fatal Missouri hit-and-run crash
A 21-year-old Missouri man has been charged in connection to a fatal hit-and-run accident in Independence on March 27. The crash happened at around 9:15 p.m. According to police, the suspect was driving a 2008 Dodge pickup truck east on Highway 24 when he slammed into the back of a 2014 Mazda 6 that was stopped for a red light at Blue Mills Road.