Like other states, both Missouri and Kansas have workers' compensation programs. This means that if a worker in the Kansas City area gets hurt on the job, she in theory will have relatively easy access to workers' compensation benefits.
A previous post on this blog talked about how hypoxia during childbirth, when undetected or left untreated, can leave an infant suffering from serious medical and developmental problems for the rest of his or her life.
Although child birth is supposed to be a happy time both for the parents and, presumably, the newborn as well, it is also a risky process. There are a lot of things that can go wrong while delivering a child, which is why most parents trust an experienced doctor and medical team to help them safely deliver a healthy baby.
A motorcyclist died on Interstate 70 after being hit by a large commercial vehicle. As Kansas City residents know, Interstate 70 is a major thoroughfare in the area and has a lot of truck traffic at all hours of the day.