Can You Get Compensation For a Child Injured While Trespassing on Another Person’s Property? (Kansas Attractive Nuisance Doctrine)
December 30th, 2019
By nature, children are curious and often venture onto someone’s property without an invitation. If a child receives an injury while trespassing on someone’s property, is the property owner responsible? Under Kansas premises liability law, a spec… Read MoreRead More
What Is Legal Separation in Kansas?
November 21st, 2019
Under some circumstances, married spouses may choose to pursue a court process for legal separation instead of petitioning for divorce. In Kansas, a court action for legal separation is also referred to as an action for separate maintenance. The stat… Read MoreRead More
5 Legal Defenses That Can Affect Your Auto Accident Compensation in Kansas
October 17th, 2019
When you suffer serious injuries in a Kansas auto accident, the law allows you to pursue a claim against the at-fault driver if your injuries meet the required criteria. However, if you file a claim, the at-fault driver’s insurance company can use… Read MoreRead More
Calculation of Compensation in a Kansas Personal Injury Case
October 3rd, 2019
When you have a claim for injuries that another person caused, you receive compensation — referred to in the legal context as damages — for your losses. Calculation of compensation in a Kansas personal injury case takes a wide range of factors in… Read MoreRead More
What Is the Role of a Parenting Plan in a Kansas Child Custody Case?
August 20th, 2019
Complex state laws govern child custody matters in the State of Kansas. Among those laws are requirements relating to inclusion of a parenting plan in a Kansas child custody case as part of the court’s custody order. Generally, the parents develop… Read MoreRead More
How Do Kansas Marital Property Laws Affect Your Divorce?
July 18th, 2019
When a married couple divorces in Kansas, a state statute governs division of the property owned by the spouses. In a divorce proceeding, the court has authority under Kansas marital property laws to determine the distribution of assets and debts, su… Read MoreRead More
Kansas Supreme Court Invalidates Statutory Limits on Non-Economic Damages in Kansas Personal Injury Lawsuits (But Comparative Fault Still May Limit Compensation)
July 9th, 2019
Prior to June 14, 2019, a Kansas state law imposed limits on non-economic damages in Kansas personal injury lawsuits. On that date, the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas issued an opinion holding that statute unconstitutional, effectively eliminat… Read MoreRead More
When Can You Get Compensation For an Injury From a Defective Product?
May 16th, 2019
If you suffer an injury from a defective product, you may be able to recover personal injury compensation under the Kansas Product Liability Act. Application of the law determines whether manufacturers and sellers are legally responsible for compensa… Read MoreRead More
No-Fault Divorce in Kansas
April 18th, 2019
Like more and more states, Kansas is primarily a “no-fault” divorce state. The specific Kansas statute that governs divorce proceedings in Kansas provides three reasons for a court to grant a divorce: Incompatibility; Failure to perform a materia… Read MoreRead More
How Does the Kansas Comparative Negligence Rule Affect Your Compensation in a Personal Injury Case?
March 21st, 2019
A personal injury claim arises when you suffer injuries and someone else is at fault. To recover compensation from the at-fault person, the evidence must establish the legal requirements for showing the other person’s fault or negligence. Your own… Read MoreRead More
When Can You File a Lawsuit For a Kansas Auto Accident Injury?
February 21st, 2019
State law limits your ability to file a lawsuit for a Kansas auto accident injury. In some cases, your only right to recovery exists under the state’s no-fault car insurance system. Our Salina, Kansas personal injury lawyers explain everything you… Read MoreRead More
How Does a Judge Determine Child Custody in Kansas?
January 17th, 2019
From our in-depth experience in family law issues at the Salina, Kansas, law firm of Hampton & Royce, L.C., we know that addressing all the legal and practical issues relating to child custody can be challenging. Sometimes, parents simply cannot… Read MoreRead More
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Action in Kansas?
December 28th, 2018
A Kansas statute provides the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit, also known as as wrongful death action, in specific situations. In our Salina, Kansas personal injury practice, clients often ask who can file a wrongful death action. The answer d… Read MoreRead More
Can You Get Compensation for a Slip-and-Fall Injury in Kansas?
November 20th, 2018
Slip-and-fall injuries on business, commercial, and private property occur frequently. Sometimes slip-and-fall accident victims do not realize that they may be entitled to compensation from the property owner or lessee in some circumstances. Whether… Read MoreRead More
Do Laws on Distracted Driving and Texting Prevent Accidents? (Cautions From Our Salina, Kansas Personal Injury Attorneys)
August 23rd, 2018
As personal injury attorneys, we witness the personal and family tragedies caused by distracted drivers. We know that injuries and deaths resulting from distracted-driving accidents are preventable. Laws on distracted driving and texting help, but th… Read MoreRead More