Over $450 Million in Settlements & Verdicts:

  • $11 Defective Product
  • $7.2 Million Pool Drowning
  • $7 Million Auto Accident
  • $6.5 Truck Collision
  • $5.1 Million Asbestos Claim
  • $4.6 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.75 Million Premises Liability
  • $2.2 Million Work Injury Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Product Liability
  • $1.9 Million Auto Accident
  • $1.5 Million Motorcycle Accident

Over $450 Million in Settlements & Verdicts:

  • $11 Defective Product
  • $7.2 Million Pool Drowning
  • $7 Million Auto Accident
  • $6.5 Truck Collision
  • $5.1 Million Asbestos Claim
  • $4.6 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.75 Million Premises Liability
  • $2.2 Million Work Injury Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Product Liability
  • $1.9 Million Auto Accident
  • $1.5 Million Motorcycle Accident

Over $450 Million in Settlements & Verdicts. Most recent: $4.6 million truck accident

E&T wins $2.24 million jury verdict in automobile collision case

Attorneys James Thompson and Mike White of Edelman & Thompson, obtained a $2.24 million jury verdict for their client on a serious automobile collision case in Kansas City. The police officer, relying on the defendant’s statement, originally pinned the fault on our client because she struck the rear corner of the defendant’s car. Unfortunately, at the scene, she was unable to give a statement due to her severe injuries. Despite the fact that our client insisted the defendant turned abruptly in front of her, the defendant and his insurance company refused to take responsibility for her injuries.

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With the assistance of an accident reconstruction expert, James and Mike were able to convince the jury that the defendant was primarily at fault in causing the crash. In addition, James and Mike introduced the testimony of our client’s treating physician and provided documentation of her medical bills which led to the substantial jury verdict. “For Edelman and Thompson, there was real satisfaction in winning such a sizable verdict for our client because of the devastating injuries she sustained, the medical bills she incurred and the fact that she may never be able to work again,” said James Thompson, partner, Edelman & Thompson. “These kinds of cases remind us that the American judicial system provides the opportunity to balance the scales of justice and right wrongs, no matter how powerful the opponent.”

Edelman & Thompson is launching a new ad campaign focused on the dangers of distracted driving. The ads bring home the dangers caused on the road by drivers focused on texting and phone calls rather than safe driving.

Partner James Thompson said, “When I started practicing law 26 years ago, the drunk driver was the most dangerous on the road. Now, it’s the distracted driver. All too often the serious injury clients we represent have had their lives changed forever because of another driver’s cell phone use. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, give us a call. If the other driver was on the phone or texting, we’ll find out – and that driver will be held responsible. It’s our community. Let’s all work to make it safer.”

Edelman & Thompson has 5 locations in the Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas City, Kansas.

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