SAKG Sponsors Literacy KC’s “Literacy for All” Luncheon

In May, SAKG sponsored the 13th Annual Literacy for All Luncheon hosted by Literacy KC. This event highlighted the organization’s growth over the past year in its efforts to provide adult literacy programs and workforce development programs. It featured current Literacy KC students as well as guest speaker Tamba Hali, former Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker, […]


Taylor Jurgens Joins SAKG as an Associate

SAKG is pleased to announce Taylor Jurgens as the newest associate attorney at the firm. Taylor will focus his practice on commercial, construction, and transportation litigation. Taylor graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2019. He began his career in Omaha, Nebraska where he practiced in various areas of litigation, including insurance defense, construction, […]


SAKG Sponsors and Participates in CCVI Trolley Run

This year, SAKG was honored to sponsor the 35th Annual CCVI Trolley Run. In addition to sponsoring, a team of SAKG staff and family members participated in this 4-mile race which started in Waldo and ended at the Country Club Plaza. Nearly 4,000 people participated in this year’s Trolley Run, raising over $300,000 to benefit […]


SAKG Collects Donations for Cornerstones of Care

Throughout the month of March, the SAKG staff participated in a gently used clothing drive. All items were collected and donated to benefit Cornerstones of Care. Cornerstones is a non-profit organization reaching throughout Missouri and Kansas which provides prevention, treatment, and support services to children and families in an effort to keep children safe, families […]


Another Defense Verdict for SAKG in Railroad Crossing Case

The trial team of Sean Hamer and Paula Brown and paralegal Karen Frisbie won another verdict for The Kansas City Southern Railway Company in a Jackson County, MO grade crossing case.  The car-train crash happened in 2019 at a passive grade crossing on Front Street in Kansas City, MO.  A KCSR conductor was on the […]


SAKG Proves Railroad Crossing Not “Abnormally Dangerous”

A unanimous jury agreed with SAKG attorneys that a crossing was not “abnormally dangerous” in a case involving a car-train collision in Little River County, Arkansas. The injured driver claimed the crossing could not be used with reasonable safety by a careful driver and asked the jury for $9 million in damages against The Kansas […]


Defense Verdict Secured by SAKG Team

The SAKG team of Todd Scharnhorst, Bret Clark, and Karil Watkins recently achieved a defense verdict for a local ENT surgeon in a jury trial in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. The plaintiff underwent a thyroidectomy on June 24, 2020 performed by the Defendant ENT surgeon. It was subsequently discovered plaintiff had primary […]


SAKG Named as One of the Best Places to Work in Kansas City

For the second year in a row, SAKG is honored to be named one of the Best Places to Work by the Kansas City Business Journal. To celebrate, SAKG attorneys and staff attended a special event at Arrowhead Stadium which showcased all the nominated organizations. To read more about this honor, click here.  


SAKG Volunteers at Sunflower House’s Pumpkin Palooza

Last weekend, SAKG took part in Sunflower House’s Annual Pumpkin Palooza event by sponsoring and decorating a booth and handing out candy to hundreds of children. The event included many of these trick-or-treating stations along with other entertaining activities for kids. Sunflower House is a non-profit organization which advocates for children who are victims of […]


SAKG Staff Participate in Literacy KC Fundraiser

Last month, SAKG staff took part in the 2nd Annual Literacy KC Classic. The staff enjoyed an afternoon of mini golf at Power & Light while benefitting the mission of Literacy KC, which aims to advance literacy throughout the Kansas City area by offering collaborative services and spearheading advocacy efforts. Learn more about Literacy KC […]

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