We are trial lawyers at Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin PC. Trial work is what we do, and we do it well.
Our attorneys have successfully tried and arbitrated significant matters throughout the United States, including numerous multi-million dollar disputes. Skill, energy, passion for excellence, thorough preparation and unwavering commitment to our clients have produced exceptional results.
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An SAKG team of Brent Coverdale and Cameron Grant obtained summary judgment dismissing racial, sexual and disability discrimination claims against a national Kansas City employer. The District Court of the Western District of Texas found the plaintiff’s sexual harassment claims were untimely, that she failed to identify similarly-situated individuals in support of her disparate pay […]
On May 1, the United States Court of Appeals affirmed a favorable judgment for SAKG client BNSF Railway Company. The three-judge panel rejected the plaintiff’s arguments that the trial court erred when it instructed the jury in a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”) case premised on an alleged violation of the Safety Appliances Act. The […]
On April 21, 2020, Brent Coverdale and Michele Sutton achieved a defense verdict for a local law enforcement agency after a bench trial in Jackson County Circuit Court. The plaintiff was a former police officer who challenged the decision that his disability-related retirement be considered non-duty rather than a disability caused by the performance of […]