On June 8, 2017, Kansas Bar Association presented Sarah A. Brown with the Courageous Attorney Award. This award recognizes a lawyer who has displayed exceptional courage in the face of adversity, thus bringing credit to the legal profession. This award is given only in those years when it is determined that there is a worthy [...]
We are proud to share that a Jackson County jury awarded our client a verdict of $475,000 in a sexual harassment lawsuit against a Grain Valley restaurant. The seven day jury trial, which was largely conducted through Spanish language interpreters, resulted in the jury finding the restaurant and its employee liable for sexual harassment, retaliation, [...]
Brown & Curry have begun the process of filing 40 lawsuits against the VA for the conduct of its physician assistant, Mark Wisner. Recent coverage can be found here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article133379419.html
Veteran John Vincenti was survived two surgeries in the U.S. Navy, but the aftermath left him dealing with health challenges the rest of his life -- including a misdiagnosed case of Hepatitis C he received from a blood transfusion. He was able to overcome his health challenges and forge a great career in computers, but [...]
When a vet has to go the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to fight for his appeal, a win almost always results in a remand. A remand occurs when the Court tells the VA it made a mistake and that it has to reconsider it reasoning and issue a new decision. What a [...]
A copy of the file-stamped complaint is available here: 1-complaint-10-24-16
The full text of the decision is available here: soto-appellate-opinion-10-18-16. Brown & Curry were ably assisted on the appeal by the LaCroix Law Firm.
Haskell employee Angelina Adams filed suit against Haskell on Monday, October 10, 2016, alleging that the federally operated school retaliated against her in violation of Title IX after she stood up for a student who had been raped. A copy of the lawsuit is here: complaint-final.
Mark Wisner is the Leavenworth VA Medical Center physician assistant now facing a criminal trial in October over his mistreatment of veterans. Brown & Curry have helped more than 30 veterans filed claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the VA seeking compensation for what has happened. More details can be read here: www.veteranappeals.com U.S. Senator [...]