Missouri and Kansas Car Wreck Lawyers
Unfortunately, we can’t control what life throws at us. What we can control, however, is how we handle it and what steps we take moving forward. If you have been in a Missouri or Kansas car wreck, you are likely injured, upset, and possibly confused about what to do next. It is important to make good decisions moving forward to ensure that you have a strong advocate on your side and that your rights are protected.
The experienced lawyers at Morefield, Speicher, Bachman Law have been helping car wreck victims for decades. They have collected millions of dollars in compensation for their clients who have been victims of another’s negligence.
What to Do If You Have Been in a Car Wreck
If you have been in a car wreck either in Missouri or Kansas, it is important to first attend to any injuries you have sustained. Even if you aren’t sure if you are injured, it is wise to get checked out by a doctor. Often pain and problems can arise hours or even days later. Having documentation regarding your injuries is always a good idea moving forward.
After you have notified your insurance company about the incident, you will likely receive a call from an insurance adjuster. They may make you an offer to settle the case quickly. It is important not to accept the offer without consulting with us first. Remember that the insurance company is not your friend. It is their job to settle the case as quickly and cheaply as possible. The amount they offer you may be inadequate to properly compensate you for your injuries, property damage, and wage losses.
Contact our office as soon as possible after your accident. We can help guide you in moving forward and begin the process of securing the evidence you will need. It is important to have a strong advocate on your side from the beginning of the process.
Missouri and Kansas car wrecks can cause a wide variety of physical injuries depending on the circumstances. Commonly seen injuries include:
Spinal Cord Injuries
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Missouri or Kansas car wreck, we will need to prove that the party responsible for your injuries was negligent. A driver is considered negligent when they acted in a manner that breached their duty of care, which in this case was failing to drive safely, resulting in injury to the victim.
Common Causes of Missouri or Kansas Car Wrecks
The causes of an injury car wreck are countless, but commonly we see car wrecks resulting from:
Driving Under the Influence
Poor Road Conditions
Failure to Follow Traffic Laws
What Kind of Compensation Can I Receive?
Being in a car wreck can be catastrophic physically, financially and emotionally. You may have sky high medical bills, a damaged or totaled car, and all the while you could be unable to work and provide for your family. The stress and mental anguish of your circumstances can be significant. It is important that you understand that if your injuries were caused by the negligence of another party, you are entitled to compensation for your losses.
Medical Expenses: You could be entitled to reimbursement for your present and future medical bills.
Lost Income: If you are unable to work because of your injuries, you could be entitled to compensation for your missed time at work.
Pain and Suffering: If you have suffered emotional distress as a result of your injuries, you could be compensated for your pain and suffering.
Our lawyers have been helping the citizens of Missouri and Kansas recover compensation for their injuries for decades. We take pride in our personalized service to each and every one of our clients. Our focus is on helping our clients get back what they lost and will fight aggressively to ensure that they receive the compensation they deserve. If you have been injured in an accident, call us at 913-839-2808. The sooner we can help, the better the likely outcome of your case.