SAKG Secures Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case

On May 19, 2022, the SAKG team of Jeff Kennard, Alex McKenna, and Becca Preisendorf secured a defense verdict for our client, Hy-Vee, Inc. (“Hy-Vee”), in the Circuit Court of Clay County, Missouri.  The caption of the case is Jeff Magill, et al. v. Hy-Vee, Inc., et al., Case No. 19CY-CV09034. In March 2018, Magill […]


SAKG Obtains Summary Judgment in Product Liability Case Against Component Part Manufacturer

In May 2022, SAKG obtained summary judgment and a dismissal with prejudice in a product liability case against its client, a component part manufacturer. The case was pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. SAKG team of Scott Ast and Alex McKenna obtained summary judgment arguing that plaintiff lacked […]


SAKG Donates to Cornerstones of Care

During the month of May, the SAKG staff participated in a donation drive in which gently used clothing, jewelry, and household 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 […]


Scharnhorst and Altieri obtain summary judgment in wrongful death lawsuit

Todd Scharnhorst and Collin Altieri obtained summary judgment for hospital, nurse practitioner, and nurse clients in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Shawnee County, Kansas.  The case involved complications following a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.  The patient died one week post-operatively.  Through extensive fact and expert witness discovery, Todd and Collin were able to […]


Cameron Grant Authors KBA Journal Article Regarding Constitutionality of Kansas’ Damages Cap Following Hillburn

The Kansas Bar Association Journal’s March/April 2022 issue features an article by Cameron Grant explaining why Kansas’ cap on noneconomic damages in wrongful death actions (KSA § 60-1903) remains constitutional, notwithstanding the Kansas Supreme Court’s 2019 decision in Hilburn that a virtually identical cap on damages in personal injury actions is unconstitutional. Grant’s article explains […]


SAKG Staff Completes CPR/AED Training with Local Scouts

SAKG recently completed the biennial CPR/AED training for its employees. Together with the firm, SAKG sponsored BSA scouts from Troop 86 of Olathe, KS in obtaining their CPR/AED certification.


Happy 16th Anniversary, SAKG!

Cheers to more years of growth, commitment, and exceptional client service!


SAKG’s Service Project with Ronald McDonald House Charities

This past month, the staff of SAKG took time to assemble self-care kits and knotted blankets for the Ronald McDonald House. The knotted blankets were personally crafted by our staff members as well as the hand painted gift bags. We thank our staff for taking the time during their busy day to assist in our […]


Cameron Grant Promoted to Partner

SAKG is pleased to announce that Cameron Grant has been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2022. Cameron focuses his practice in the area of business and commercial litigation.


SAKG Hosts 2nd Annual Food Drive for Harvesters

SAKG hosted their annual food drive for Harvesters – Community Food Network. SAKG brought back “Battle of the Barrels,” an event that began last year and has now become a firm tradition. For 2021, the firm divided into two teams – staff vs. attorneys – and engaged in a friendly competition to see which team […]

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