Liberty, 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 Liberty 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 Liberty
Liberty, Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City, is in Clay County, and is the county seat. Liberty is in the heart of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, in the ‘Northland’ section (north of the Missouri River). Northland encompasses the northern half of Kansas City, MO, and the cities of Gladstone and North Kansas City, in addition to Liberty.
First settled in 1820, Liberty was incorporated on May 4, 1829, and re-incorporated as the City of Liberty on March 28, 1861. From a frontier trading post on the Missouri River, Liberty has grown into a thriving center of commerce and an excellent place to raise a family. Liberty is rich in history and boasts an active historic downtown square. Each year, the residents of Liberty step back in time for the Liberty Fall Festival, an event set on Liberty Square amid historical buildings dating to the 1800s.
Education is a community priority for Liberty’s population of 30,429 residents (US Census Bureau 2009 estimate). Liberty is home to William Jewell College, a well-regarded, private, four-year liberal arts college.
The top employer in Liberty, Missouri, is the Hallmark distribution warehouse (per the Liberty Economic Development Corporation). Liberty is the headquarters for major employer Ferrellgas, the largest retail provider of propane in the United States. Liberty’s location in the Kansas City metro area benefits the 70% of Liberty’s residents who are employed outside the city. Liberty’s commuters frequently take Interstate 35 or nearby Interstate 70 to commute.
Liberty Hospital is one of five Level II Trauma Centers in the Kansas City Metro area, providing care for sudden, life-threatening injuries, such as those caused by auto accidents or playground, athletic, workplace, or school-related accidents. The hospital, an acute care hospital with 235 beds, is one of the area’s major employers, with over 1,400 employees. The state-of-the-art Birthing Center offers families a spa-like atmosphere.
Liberty, MO, abounds with recreational and cultural opportunities for residents and visitors. More than 500 acres of parks, trails, and open space are scattered throughout Liberty, while the Liberty Community Center offers plays, concerts, and special events, including performances by the Liberty Symphony Orchestra. Just 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City, Liberty offers the advantages of a small town, while residents enjoy easy access to the amenities of the big city.
The Liberty Municipal Court handles traffic and City ordinance violations. The 7th Judicial Circuit Court of Clay County, at the James S. Rooney Justice Center in Liberty, has general original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases.