Kansas City Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Kansas City

Civil Litigation in Kansas City, Missouri is the primary means of resolving legal disputes that are not criminal in nature. A court of law determines the merits of each side's respective positions, and ultimately issues a ruling on the case. Civil litigation can be between private parties, government entities, and any combination of the two.

Courts in in Kansas City, Missouri are not really concerned with punishing wrongdoers, or casting moral judgment.

Instead, Kansas City, Missouri civil litigation is meant to force people who are found to be at fault for injuries suffered by another person to compensate the victims of the harm caused by their culpable actions. This compensation almost always takes the form of money. However, court orders, or "injunctions," compelling the defendant to take some type of action (or to stop an offending activity) are also available forms of relief in some cases.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Kansas City, Missouri

There are many different contexts in which civil litigation can arise in Kansas City, Missouri. After all, people seem quite creative at finding ways to wrong each other. However, only a few contexts lead to civil litigation in Kansas City, Missouri with significant frequency.

Employment: There are many different ways in which the employer / employee relationship can lead to civil litigation in Kansas City, Missouri. They include violation of wage and hour laws, discrimination, and injuries suffered on the job.

Personal Injury: When an individual suffers a physical injury caused by the negligent or intentional conduct of another person, the law of Kansas City, Missouri allows them to seek compensation from the person who caused the harm. Civil litigation is usually the best way to seek this compensation, if the person who injured you (as is often the case) is unwilling to voluntarily compensate you for the harm they caused. Usually, a court will order the defendant to pay the plaintiff money as compensation. When this is inadequate, other relief, such as injunctions, can be made available.

Family: In Kansas City, Missouri, the relationships between family members are never simple. So, it's not surprising that conflict can arise between spouses. These conflicts most often have to do with divorce, child support, and child custody.

How Can a Kansas City, Missouri Lawyer Help?

Kansas City, Missouri civil litigation is never simple, and it can often be convoluted enough to make a person's head spin. On top of that, people are rarely faced with the possibility of civil litigation when it happens to be convenient for them.

Accordingly, it's a good idea to at least consult with a Kansas City, Missouri civil litigation attorney if you think that you might be involved in civil litigation in the near future.

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Life in Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri is probably best known for its barbeque and Civil War history. "Kansas Citians" enjoy access to some of the best museums around. The Irish Museum and Cultural Center, the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, the Liberty and World War I Memorial, and the American Jazz Museum are all located within Kansas City limits. A number of outstanding examples of Art Deco style and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture can be found throughout the city. The Power and Light Building and Community Christian Church are just two examples.

Kansas City is passionate about food. Kansas City barbeque is best known for its molasses which gives a sweeter taste. Gates and Sons Bar-B-Q was opened in 1946 and serves as the standard in original Kansas City style barbeque. Most people know Kansas City as "KC" like Rich Davis' sauce sensation: KC Masterpiece. The Sprint Center opened in 2007 and hosts Kansas City Chiefs football and Royals major league baseball games. You may not be aware that Kansas City has over 200 fountains. Second most in the entire world after Rome, Italy. Country Club Plaza is designed to look like Seville, Spain and was the first to offer accommodations for people arriving by automobile. "The Plaza" was constructed in 1922 and today is known best for it's colored light display and upscale shopping.

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