Kansas Court of Appeals News

Kansas Supreme Court Upholds 6th Edition of AMA Guidelines for Disability Ratings

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday reversed the Court of Appeals and ruled that a law passed in 2013 that requires workers’ compensation disability ratings to be based on a specific set of guidelines is not unconstitutional. The high court …

Kansas Plans to Appeal Jury Award Linked to Deadly 2007 Crash

The state of Kansas plans to appeal a jury’s ruling that ordered it to pay $120,000 to the family of a 2007 car crash victim who died after a state trooper demanded she be sent to Missouri hospitals rather than …

Kansas Appeals Court Rejects False Teeth Argument

The Kansas Court of Appeals didn’t bite on a man’s claim that his false teeth caused his arrest for driving while intoxicated. Gary Bolton, of Morris County, argued his dentures might have trapped alcohol in his mouth when he took …