Published in the NDCA Written by Julie Jorgensen and Chriska Francois Morrow, Willnauer & Church The term “comorbidity” describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person, at the same time or one after the other. See “What is Comorbidity,” National Institute of Drug Abuse, March 2011. Comorbidities can also imply interactions… Read more »
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Morrow Willnauer Church, LLC is pleased to announce that four new associates have become affiliated with the firm. Aaron R. Schuman is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri — Kansas City, School of Law. Following his graduation, Mr. Schuman worked for the Missouri Public Defender’s Office. Mr. Schuman will concentrate his practice in… Read more »
The Missouri Legislature has approved Senate Bill 66, with an effective date of 08/28/2017, which makes some interesting modifications to the Missouri Workers’ Compensation Act. The bill summary is below with our commentary in bold italics. A full copy of the bill is available here. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or… Read more »
Congratulations to Morrow Willnauer Church LLC for being recognized by A.M. Best with the BestMark icon. This industry-recognized icon that senior insurance and claims executives look for when choosing service providers reflects the firms passion to provide the highest level of expertise to our clients.
Congratulations to Randy Schroer, Member, for being recognized by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the “10 Best” Workers’ Compensation Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Missouri.
Congratulations to Mr. Dan Church, Member, for being recognized again this year in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for your high caliber of work in the practice areas of Product Liability Litigation-Defendants and Railroad Law. We commend you on being recognized by your peers since 2005.
By Gary J. Willnauer and Julie A. Jorgenson Biomechanical engineers are being used with more and more frequency in litigation and an excellent biomechanical expert can certainly create an advantage for a party. Biomechanical engineers are most frequently used in a civil context in low speed car accident cases, but they can also be of… Read more »
In Illinois, Kim Parks of our St. Louis office successfully defended a claim for seizure disorder following an injury in which the petitioner was struck by a vehicle. The case was accepted as compensable and benefits were paid for a knee and back injury. Approximately ten months after the work injury the petitioner went to… Read more »
Attorney Karie Casey of our St. Louis office presented a disputed carpal tunnel case to Judge Tilley out of the Cape Girardeau office in Missouri for hearing and the decision was received on May 26, 2015. Briefly, the claimant worked for a temporary agency as a machine operator for a total of 5½ weeks. She… Read more »
In a recent decision by the Honorable Pamela Fuller, MWC successfully defended a claim for benefits in the Kansas Division of Workers Compensation which resulted in a denial of all compensation. See Anab Hassan v. Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. (Docket No. 1,062,808). The claimant, a Somalian worker at the Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. beef packing… Read more »