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Car Accidents

December 14, 2017

What Damages Can I Recover from a Car Crash in Kansas?

If you’ve been in a car crash and are thinking about whether you should bring a lawsuit, your first question is probably, how much money can I recover? That question can be tricky. In large part, it depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding your case. What we can tell you, however, is the types […]

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck accident
December 16, 2016

Who is At Fault for a Car Accident in Bad Weather?

We all know Kansas City weather can turn on a dime.  I was golfing a few weeks ago and scraping ice off the windshields last week.  When winter weather strikes, it can catch Missouri drivers off guard.  Black ice, rapidly changing road conditions, and limited visibility can contribute to drivers losing control and causing an […]

Car Accidents
November 22, 2016

Make a Choice to End Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving accidents are 100% preventable.  Even so, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 10,265 people in the United States died from alcohol-related crashes in 2015.  That’s one every 51 minutes[1].  Think about that.  Every 51 minutes somebody else’s loved one will never come home again because someone chose to drink and drive.  […]

Car Accidents, drunk driving accident, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
May 11, 2016

Texting and Driving Causes Car Accidents. Period.

The National Safety Council has designated April “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.”  Texting and driving has become one of the biggest distractions to drivers on Kansas City roads, and a growing number of car accidents are being caused by it.  The NSC says it’s time to Take Back Your Drive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association previously estimated distraction to be […]

Car Accidents
November 16, 2015

When Should You Call a Car Accident Attorney?

After suffering injuries in a car accident caused by somebody else’s negligence, most people are focused on getting the medical treatment they need to recover. This is especially true in instances of catastrophic injuries such as broken bones, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injuries. Your first thought probably isn’t “I wonder if I should […]

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
September 12, 2015

Law for Non-Lawyers: Can I Recover Damages If I Was Partly At Fault?

In negligence cases, one of the first issues a personal injury lawyer considers is who was at fault.  In non-legal terms, negligence cases are those in which the injured person (the plaintiff) claims that someone else (the defendant) was not careful enough and this lack of care resulted in an injury to the plaintiff. In most […]

Car Accidents, Law for Non-Lawyers, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury