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Kennedy, Robbins, Yarbro & Henson, LC, is a law firm based in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Our law firm blog contains news and commentary relevant to legal issues of interest to our clients and residents in the communities we serve.

Work comp claims are often denied. Our attorneys can help.

Why Work Comp Claims Are Denied

If you’ve been injured at work, there is a good chance that you are counting on workers’ compensation to see you through your recovery. Successful workers compensation claims provide Missouri workers with temporary and permanent disability benefits and coverage of medical expenses. If your employer, or its insurer, provide you

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wrongful death claims involve a statute of limitations

Wrongful death claims

Our attorneys can help you in with wrongful death claims. Dealing with the death of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences in life. Our grief magnifies when the death results from someone’s negligence. Just like those injured in an auto accident or a medical negligence case,

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This image shows the word bid, providing notice to contractors to bid on a project for Drainage District No. 7 of Butler County, Missouri.

Routine Maintenance Bids-Drainage District No. 7

Drainage District No. 7 of Butler County is seeking bids for the performance of routine maintenance on its system of levees and ditches. The scope of work primarily involves mowing, cleaning and repair work as directed by the District. Documents for Routine Maintenance Bids The District encourages contractors interested in

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What can we learn about child custody from cookies on National Cookie Day?

Cookies and Child Custody

Today is National Cookie Day, yet another in a long string of made up holidays. Chocolate chip cookies seem to be the favorite. The word “cookies” is the ninth most searched term on the Betty Crocker website. Kids of all ages love cookies. Cookies can sometimes soothe the emotional hurt

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SIDS awareness month

October is SIDS Awareness Month

October is SIDS awareness month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 3,700 infants die each year in the United States in what are described as sudden unexplained infant deaths (SUID). Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which accounted for 1600 deaths in 2016, is the leading SUID. The

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What does Missouri law say about food poisoning?

Food Poisoning – What Can You Do Under Missouri Law?

Today is National Taco Day. Who doesn’t love tacos? But what happens if your tacos don’t love you? Food poisoning, in certain circumstances, can be deadly. While most cases of food poisoning are minor and resolve on their own, some quickly become serious, leading to hospitalization. When you purchase food

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Are airlines liable for injuries to passengers? See what a Missouri court held recently.

Are Airlines Liable for Injuries to Passengers?

Are airlines liable for injuries to passengers? Yes, if they violate a duty of care to the passenger. The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, recently addressed this issue in Spencer vs. American Airlines, et al. In the case, Mrs. Spencer alleged that she was injured when a fellow passenger

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