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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April Is Distracted Driving Month While the pandemic has kept many of us at home and out of the car, our roads are still as dangerous as ever. Traffic records show that, despite the decrease in drivers on the road, 2020 saw over 42,000 people die in car crashes – up 8% from 2019. The… read more

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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. There are several kinds of brain injuries that affect people in different ways. At least 2.8 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, every year. While almost half of these injuries are caused by falls, the next leading causes… read more

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What We’ve Learned So Far: A Year Into The Pandemic

What We’ve Learned The first city-wide lockdown took effect in Kansas City, Missouri on March 21, 2020. People everywhere had no choice but to jump feet-first into the new world of a global pandemic. They bunkered down and ordered in. Home offices were dusted and spruced. Pets became coworkers. “Zoom” became a permanent part of… read more

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When Sexual Assault Occurs

When a Sexual Assault Occurs After a sexual assault, the victim is often left confused and in a great deal of emotional and physical pain. They may even be hospitalized. In some cases, the victim is unable to return to work for the time being and is facing costly medical bills and a loss of… read more

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Immunity For Negligence?

Republican legislators are pushing bills that give sweeping immunity to healthcare providers, businesses and schools who do not follow safety protocols and play a part in spreading COVID-19 in their communities. We saw this happen earlier this year in Kansas, and now it is truly hitting home. What does this mean for you and your… read more

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What To Do On November 3

The 2020 General Election is just around the corner – November 3rd will be here before we know it! After you check your registration, check out these ways to go a step further on election day. Work The Polls America is in the midst of a nationwide poll worker shortage, resulting in closed polling places… read more

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Nursing Homes & COVID-19: How To Keep Your Family Safe

U.S. Nursing Homes have been called the “ground zero” for the COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 has now affected all corners of the U.S. Nursing homes are being particularly devastated. We saw similar destruction with the Norovirus. Why? How were these facilities not better prepared? The issues lie within the implementation of infection control programs. Every nursing… read more

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Make A Positive Impact From Home

Humans thrive off of doing good. Studies have shown that we are wired to assist others and partake in acts of kindness impulsively. The desire to make a positive impact on others is simply part of us. It’s also no secret that doing good makes us FEEL good. But right now, the weight of the… read more

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Making Sense of Stay-At-Home Orders

Stay Home! That Sentiment Can Be Heard Or Read Just About Anywhere Right Now. Kansas’ state-wide stay-at-home order went into effect March 30 and will continue at least through April 19. Missouri does not currently have a state-wide order in place, but many communities, including Kansas City, have issued their own stay-at-home ordinances. KC’s order… read more

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Smith Mohlman Named One of KC’s Best MedMal Practices by Expertise!

Smith Mohlman was chosen out of 157 firms as one of KC’s best Medical Malpractice firms of 2020 by Expertise.com! You can read the full list here. Thanks, Expertise!

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