Monthly Archives: June 2014

6 Things to Know Before your Deposition

1. Tell the truth. Telling the truth is not only morally wise but it will also help you during your deposition and in the possible subsequent trial. If jurors discover that you have lied about one thing, even a small … Continue reading

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FMLA and WC running concurrently; TTD v STD

TTD is a benefit check paid to an employee who is off work for a qualifying work comp claim. (66.6% of the employee’s AWW (average weekly wage)). TTD benefits are not taxable. STD (short term disability) is a benefit check … Continue reading

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Mr. Short retained by women’s health clinic

Mr. Short was recently retained by a women’s health clinic. He was asked to represent them and possibly defend them in future litigation. Even after Mr. Short explained that his law office normally represents Plaintiffs, the health center still wanted … Continue reading

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Injured on the Job Case settled for $135,000

Mr. Short just settled a case and won $135,000 and all surgical costs for his client who was injured on the job.

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Just settled auto accident for $100,000

Mr. Short settled the case so the Plaintiff would receive $50,000 from Defendant and $50,000 from underinsured insurance policy. 

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Former Chief of Staff for the President of the United States makes appearance at the Law Office of Keith Short

Bill Daley, former chief of staff to President Obama, arrived at the fundraiser hosted by the Law Office of Keith Short. Mr. Daley spoke with Mr. Short and staff and was shown around the law office. 

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Law Office of Keith Short hosts fundraiser for Congressional candidate; Endorsed by NFL Hall of Famer

Law Office of Keith Short hosted a fundraiser on June 28, 2013 for Congressional candidate, Ann Callis. Over 75 attorneys and judges were present at this event. However, not only were attorneys and judges present. NFL Hall of Famer and … Continue reading

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Jury selection is really Jury de-selection

In the most recent medical malpractice case tried in Missouri, Keith Short had sixteen juror members state that they could not be fair and impartial to his client. Those jurors were stricken for cause. Jury selection can really be considered … Continue reading

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Zealously argued case in the 4th District Appellate Court

Mr. Short argued a case in the Fourth District Appellate Court on behalf of his client, a former director of physical rehabilitation for a nursing home. As director of physical therapy, she was required to work part time as a … Continue reading

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The Missouri Supreme Court overturns caps on medical malpractice claims!

In a recent decision involving the constitutionality of caps on medical malpractice claims, the Missouri Supreme Court struck down the $350,000 limit on non-economic damages. The Court held that limits on damages violated citizens’ rights to trial by jury by … Continue reading

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