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When Do I Need an Attorney for a Car Accident Claim?

If you’re involved in a fender bender, where no one is injured, your car accident claim can usually be handled through the insurance company without much fuss. Anything more serious than that, though, needs more consideration. Here are some factors to consider when...

Kansas Oil and Gas FAQ

Who regulates oil and gas production in the State of Kansas? The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), Oil and Gas Conservation Division regulates oil and gas exploration and production activities in Kansas. The KCC also maintains publicly available records of oil and...

Time to Review Your Employment Handbook for 2017

As 2017 begins, it is a good time to consider reviewing and updating your Employment Handbook, making sure it is consistent with your current practices and with current employment laws. If you have a drug testing policy, a recently enacted OSHA rule may require it to...

Federal Court Blocks Overtime Rule

November 23, 2016 In a stunning decision, yesterday a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The DOL’s rule, which was set to go into effect on December 1, would have more than doubled the minimum...

Defense Verdict Obtained in Nuisance Trial

Morris Laing Wichita attorneys Ryan Peck and Will Wohlford successfully defended a beef slaughterhouse against nuisance claims by 14 plaintiffs who live in a neighborhood adjacent to the slaughterhouse. The plaintiffs alleged that the operation of the slaughterhouse...