About janelle

Janelle Bailey was born and raised in Kansas City. She obtained her high school diploma from St. Teresa’s Academy, received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics from Illinois Wesleyan University, and her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. During law school she and her team received first place in the regional negotiation competition and placed within the top 16 of the national negotiation competition. She served as an intern at the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office, worked at the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecutor, and worked at large Kansas City area law firms before leaving to start her own firm in order to help people.

Auto Accidents and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

One can hardly watch the evening news these days without seeing a tragic story (or a public service announcement) regarding a soldier dealing with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A high percentage of terrorist attack victims develop some level of PTSD following the traumatic incident.

Recently, medical experts have begun to see a surprisingly high incidence of […]

Simple Rules That Can Help Keep Bicyclists Safe

All cyclists, be they beginners who are still using training wheels or experienced riders who have peddled for years, must ride safely. Certainly, there are many precautions that riders can employ to avoid being hurt. But what are the essentials that every rider should know?

On its website, the League of American Bicyclists has posted its […]

Differences between Personal and Commercial Auto Insurance

Deciding on the right type of auto insurance is crucial, especially when you use a personal vehicle for work.

Here are the key differences between personal and commercial policies:

Personal policies have driver limits. If you have five employees and each uses your car at random times for work, your personal coverage will not work. Commercial insurance […]

Ford Motor Company Announced a Recall of 450,000 Midsize Sedans Over Fiery Safety Issues

Ford Motor Company announced a recall of over 450,000 2010 and 2011 model Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan midsize sedans, with over 411,000 of those in the United States, for fuel tanks than can crack and possibly leak fuel that could result in a vehicle fire.

The problem involves a fuel canister purge valve that can […]

Limit on Damages Is Squeezing Victims of Amtrak Wreck

The aftermath of the Amtrak train accident highlights an unfortunate reality with which its victims will have to grapple.
We all remember the devastating Amtrak train accident that took place in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, killing eight people and injuring over 200. The train was traveling twice the speed limit, at 106 miles per hour, […]

Concussion: Film about NFL and brain injuries suffered by professional football players contributes to the debate

As you many know, brain injuries, specifically concussions, have been an important topic of conversation in the world of professional football in the United States, especially in recent years. With stories about retired NFL players committing suicide or otherwise suffering from debilitating brain injury as a result of repeated head trauma, Concussion, a movie about this […]

Actor Paul Walker’s Daughter Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Paul Walker’s daughter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, alleging that her father would still be alive if the company had installed proper safety features in the car in which he died.

Lawyers for Meadow Walker, 16, claim the Porsche Carrera GT that her father’s friend, Roger Rodas, was driving when they crashed, “lacked […]

More Cases Against Volkswagen On Fuel Efficiency & Emissions

In the suit filed Sept. 18, 2015 – the first filed against VW regarding its use of fraudulent software – an owner of a CleanDiesel Volkswagen accused Volkswagen Group of America of fraudulent concealment, false advertising and violations of federal and state laws. Hagens Berman has filed another lawsuit with clients from more than 20 […]