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The Shachtman Law Firm has Moved to the Plaza

Happy 4th of July from The Shachtman Law Firm!!!

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2015 Meet & Greet the Judges was a Big Success!

Photos from the Meet & Greet

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2011 KCMBA Meet & Greet the Judges at the Cashew

This is an annual event sponsored by The Shachtman Law Firm. Hundreds of lawyers and Judges attended the event and enjoyed the beer, wine, food and company.

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Shachtman’s Former Partner Sly James Elected Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri

Shachtman’s former law partner, Sly James, has been elected Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri. Sly James is a wonderful person, who will do an excellent job leading our great City.

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Red Light Camera Helps Show Who Caused the Accident

Cameras at stoplights can help show exactly who was responsible for a wreck. In a recent case, our firm was able to get a copy of the red light camera footage, which helped us prove exactly who caused the wreck.

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President Obama visits Kansas City for Carnahan Fundraiser

Pictures of President Obama at Kansas City Carnahan Fundraiser

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Personal Injury Settlements Knowing Where To Start And Planning Your Strategy For Effective Settlement Drafting

A cases value will greatly depend upon whether the Plaintiff is a good person, who the jury and/or insurance adjuster will like and care about. If you do not like the Plaintiff during your initial meeting, you should strongly consider staying away from the case.

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Useful Discovery for Trial

A lawsuit begins when a Complaint or Petition for Damages is filed and served on the defendants. The Complaint frames the issues in the case. State law controls the specificity in which the claims must be stated.

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Tips For Assisting With Settlement Negotiations

Setting realistic expectations is critical in successfully resolving cases. It is always better to exceed your client’s expectations in a settlement.

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Plaintiff’s Personal Injury From Start To Finish

In order to understand your client’s damages, you must get to know your client. To me, this means spending a considerable amount of time with the client from the beginning to the end.

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