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Vering inducted Fellow by The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

(Washington, DC) – The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is proud to announce the election of John A. Vering of Seigfreid Bingham, P.C. as a new Fellow.  Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of […]

Kansas Supreme Court Overturns Statutory Cap On “Pain and Suffering” And Other Noneconomic Damages In Personal Injury Cases

By Chris Tillery

On Friday, June 14,
2019, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that Kansas’s statutory cap on damages for
noneconomic injuries – such as “pain and suffering” – unconstitutional in
personal injury lawsuits, holding:

“Section 5 of the
Kansas Constitution Bill of Rights […]

Navigating the Workplace Impact of Evolving State Marijuana Legislation

By Curry SextonMay 21, 2019

Since the first medical marijuana
laws were passed in the latter half of the 1990s, few industries have sparked
as much conversation and change as the cannabis industry.  These changes are impacting employers and
creating many questions relating to […]

Seigfreid Bingham Welcomes 2019 Summer Associate

Seigfreid Bingham is pleased to welcome Cody R. Weyhofen to the firm as a Summer Associate. Originally from Overland Park, Kan., Cody is a 2L at University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, slated to graduate in May […]

What Constitutes “Wrongful Conduct” in Interference with Contractual or Economic Relations?

Courts have struggled with the question of when competition for business or employees crosses the line into an actionable tort.By Jamie Maggard, Chris Tillery, and Fritz Riesmeyer

Since claims for interference with contractual and/or economic relations were first recognized over a […]

Curry Sexton joins Seigfreid Bingham

Kansas City – Seigfreid Bingham is pleased to welcome Curry Sexton to the firm as a Litigation Associate. Sexton joined the firm in 2017 as a Summer Associate. Sexton is a 2018 graduate of Washburn University School of Law and […]

Hamilton Named Litigation Chair

Kansas City – Brenda Hamilton is the new chair of the Litigation & Trial Group practice at Seigfreid Bingham.

Hamilton, a shareholder who joined the firm in 2016, has 25 years of experience defending complex commercial lawsuits, prosecuting and defending […]

2019 Employment Law: What to Expect & What to Do

By John Vering

 Expect more sexual harassment claims and more guidance from the EEOC on sexual harassment and recommended best policies.  In 2018, the EEOC received a record high 13,055 sexual harassment charges and filed 50 percent more lawsuits alleging […]