Stetson University College of Law awarded its prestigious Cornerstone Award to DBJ partner Scott Bethune during its regional Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills conference on Dec. 7 at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The Federal Railroad Administration introduced its new GX Dash! tool on its website to provide data on railroad crossings and collisions over the past 10 years.
The Trump Administration has significantly watered down or eliminated several key transportation regulations that were designed to help keep Americans safe. These safety rollbacks in the Automobile, Commercial Trucks and Buses, Pipeline and Gas Storage Facility and Railroad sectors threaten to reduce the safety of workers, travelers and those who interact with these industries.
MoDOT introduced its new Border to Border (B2B) program to support seat belt usage in Missouri. Officers across Missouri cited motorists for non-compliance with seat belt laws in an effort to draw attention to the safety importance and effectiveness of wearing seat belts.
The Federal Railroad Administration hosted a positive train control symposium to bring thought leaders and experts together to discuss ways to improve train and railway safety.
Scott Bethune was named to the Kansas City Business Journal's 2018 Best of the Bar List. The honor is a result of practice-related peers nominating and promoting the title to Scott.
The National Transportation Safety Board held investigative hearings to review causes and circumstances related to recent deadly Washington state and South Carolina Amtrak crashes.
CSX Transportation's commitment to safety has been called out after a series of accidents, derailments and safety issues. CSX employees cite several safety factors and safeguards that are being ignored by CSX.
CSX Railways has recently instituted management changes in an effort to bolster its profitability. Although business efficiency appears to have been achieved, the railroads safety metrics have declined as a result. Profits over safety once again...
The Trump Administration has reduced fines for nursing homes found to be in violation of safety regulations designed to keep patients and residents safe and free from abuse.
The NTSB recently released its preliminary report on the tragic sinking of a Ride the Ducks boat at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri. Although the report did not make conclusions on failures leading to the accident, it did identify several key questions and considerations it will be looking for answers to as the investigation continues.
The Federal Railroad Administration has rolled out a $200 million investment to help finance the adoption of positive train control systems for 28 programs in 15 states. These systems are designed to make trains safer for passenger and commuter trains and have been resisted by rail carriers in the past due to wanting to avoid higher costs.
NTSB announces the likely cause of 2017 Biloxi railroad crossing accident. SJB represent those injured in railroad crossing accidents across the United States.
Deadly Boston gas explosions could have been avoided. DBJ is committed to public safety and representing explosion victims who have been harmed through negligence.
DBJ wins $3.5 million major verdict on behalf of client injured in an avoidable railroad injury case. The case was tried to a jury in Cass County, Missouri.
Grant Davis and DBJ win $550,000 Jury Verdict on behalf of motor vehicle accident victim in Jackson County, Missouri.
DBJ is proud to support the UMKC Law Advocacy Program as it succeeds in training high performing law students and future lawyers.
For DBJ, it’s about more than just obtaining the largest result; it's about demanding accountability for the people and causes we stand behind. DBJ congratulates its attorneys selected to 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
Kansas City Business Journal’s 2017 “Best of the Bar” lists DBJ's own Scott S. Bethune
Grant L. Davis, Scott S. Bethune, and Thomas C. Jones of DBJ Law have all been named Lawyers of the Year for 2018 Best Lawyers in the Kansas City Area.
Each year the KCMBA Thomas J. Conway Award is presented to a young trial attorney with very special qualities. Wes Shumate has been honored with the Award for 2017.
DBJ expertly represents families of those injured in dangerous railroad crossings like the senseless tragedy that occurred in Biloxi, Mississippi.
DBJ attorneys Grant L. Davis, Scott S. Bethune and Thomas C. Jones were each featured as Best Lawyers in the November, 2016 issue of 435 Magazine.
With a string of multi-million dollar verdicts, including a Missouri record $160 million judgment in a railroad crossing case, Kansas City plaintiff’s lawyer Grant L. Davis has earned a place among the most respected – and feared – lawyers in the state.
What most of Davis’ colleagues don’t know is that he had a previous career as a professional kickboxer.
DBJ is proud to support the UMKC Law School and contributed to the renovation of the school's premier courtroom project that will support the school and it's law students for years to come.
DBJ was instrumental in helping LAWMO work toward achieving its financial contribution goal set out by famed trial attorney Gerry Spence.
Grant Davis was honored to receive the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Tom Strong Award for exemplifying the qualities of professionalism, ethics, character and courtroom success.
The Missouri Bar Association recognizes and thanks Scott Bethune for his significant contributions to the continuing education of Missouri lawyers.
Scott Bethune earned the prestigious Pat Kelly Service Award for his tireless work on behalf of the UMKC law school and its foundation.
DBJ Partners Scott Bethune and Grant Davis Named "Kings" of LEAP in 2014.