Blue Springs, Missouri Personal Injury and Accident Lawyers
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Potts Law Firm represents victims of personal injuries, medical malpractice, car accidents, truck accidents, consumer and business fraud and defective drugs. We help injury and accident victims in Blue Springs as well as Kansas City, Missouri; Lee’s Summit, Missouri; Overland Park, Kansas; Olathe, Kansas and all surrounding communities.
After a serious accident or injury, it’s important to know where you stand. Pick up the phone and contact a knowledgeable personal injury attorney at the Potts Law Firm. For a free initial consultation regarding your legal rights, contact a committed personal injury lawyer toll free at (866) 311-2230 or use our online contact form.
A Closer Look at Blue Springs
Blue Springs, Missouri, is a large city (population 54,564 – US Census 2009 estimate) in Jackson County. Pioneers on their westward journey found the clean, cool waters of the Little Blue River an ideal place to stop on their journey. Blue Springs was incorporated on September 7, 1880.
Blue Springs, Missouri, is 20 minutes east of downtown Kansas City, on Interstate 70. This quiet, suburban setting offers an easy and convenient commute to jobs in the Kansas City metropolitan area as major highways do not go through the heart of downtown Blue Springs. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority provides public transportation, with Metro Bus routes in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Interstate 70 is a vital transportation corridor in Missouri, carrying more rural daily traffic than any other route, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The Interstate, with deteriorating pavement and poorly functioning interchanges, accesses almost one-fourth of all Missouri jobs. Interstate 70 connects Blue Springs and neighboring cities of Independence, Grain Valley, and Oak Grove with Kansas City to the west, and St. Louis to the east.
The proposed 250-acre Missouri Innovation Park along Blue Spring’s Adams Dairy Parkway corridor is expected to bring scientific research, higher education, and entrepreneurial development to the community, as well as encourage high-tech commercial development. The Adams Dairy Parkway is the easternmost north-south roadway in Blue Springs, home to major area employers such as Durvet, Kohl’s Distribution Center, and Haldex Brake Products.
St. Mary’s Medical Center, a full-service, acute care facility, provides a birthing center, as well as 24-hour emergency medical services.
Blue Springs, MO, provides residents with award-winning public parks, public athletic facilities, and miles of walking and bike trails, which surround the city. The Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area offers access to over 1,000 acres of woods and trails for nature lovers, as well as educational opportunities and events throughout the year.
The 16th Judicial Circuit Court of Jackson County serves Blue Springs, MO, from the Jackson County Courthouse (also known as the Truman Courthouse) at Independence Square in Independence, the county seat. Criminal and civil cases, including civil appeals, are handled by the Circuit Courts in Kansas. Examples of civil cases include pharmaceutical liability, nursing home neglect, serious personal injuries, medical malpractice, and product liability cases.