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Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury Attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

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John A. Christiansen

Attorney at Law

Over the course of his career, Attorney John A. Christiansen has helped countless clients achieve fair compensation for their injuries. He believes negligence should never go unanswered, and he'll fight tooth and nail to help you hold your employer or insurance company accountable. Reach out to him if you were recently injured in Kansas City, Blue Springs, Independence, Grain Valley, or Lee's Summit, MO.
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Our attorney has been in the business of workers' compensation and personal injury law since 1992.


We know what it takes to build a strong case for compensation, no matter what caused your injury.


In every decision we make, we'll be sure to consider your best interests above all else. After all, this is your life.

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Missouri Workers’ Compensation Law Basics

The following provides a brief discussion of some of the basics of Missouri workers’ compensation law and is largely based on a continuing legal education seminar given by Mr. John Christiansen to the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association in June, 2022. For a more detailed discussion and review of your particular case, please call the Law Office of John Adams Christiansen in Kansas City, Missouri at (816) 416-7070.

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Can I Sue a Co-Worker for a Workers’ Compensation Injury in Missouri?

Sometimes, a work injury is caused wholly or in part by the actions of a co-worker. The primary Missouri statute dealing with this situation is found at section 287.120.1 which provides that such a co-worker shall not be liable and “shall be released from all other liability whatsoever except if the co-worker “engaged in an affirmative negligent act that purposefully and dangerously caused or increased the risk of injury.”

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Compensation You Deserve

An unexpected injury can turn your world upside down. In addition to physical pain, you could be facing expensive medical bills and lost wages due to time off work. When the future feels uncertain, reach out to an attorney who can help ease your concerns. Reach out to us today at the Law Office Of John Adams Christiansen, LC in Kansas City. We're ready to answer your questions and help you file a claim for fair compensation.

Whether the injury you sustained occurred at your workplace, on the road, or in another incident caused by negligence, we have the skills to help you build a strong case. Our attorney has spent decades practicing in the areas of workers' compensation and personal injury, making him the experienced advocate you need after an accident in Blue Springs, Independence, Grain Valley, or Lee's Summit, Missouri. Contact us today to set up a free consultation.