Insurance carriers routinely look for an excuse to deny or delay paying compensation to an injured person. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident in Missouri or Kansas and you later declined an offer of medical care, doing so might provide the insurance carrier with a reason to reject your claim […]
Operating a motorcycle in Kansas, Missouri, or any other part of the country is a dangerous activity. Motorcycle crashes commonly result in catastrophic injuries because riders have less protection than motor vehicle operators and motorcyclists often face visibility issues. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, motorcycle crashes have increased sharply. 5,458 motorcycle fatalities occurred in 2020, […]
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Following accidents, an accident attorney often takes certain steps to build as strong a legal strategy as possible and maximize an accident victim’s chances of obtaining compensation. In nearly all cases, having testimony from witnesses who saw what occurred can prove invaluable in obtaining the best possible result.
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Approximately 4% of car accidents that occur in the United States involve lane-change collisions. While they might sound tame, lane change crashes can end up causing serious injuries, extensive property damage, and even fatalities. Understanding who is at fault for a lane change crash is a nuanced matter. Sometimes, the motorist who changes lanes is […]
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If you or a loved one was involved in a car crash, you almost certainly reported the incident to your insurance carrier as soon as possible. Insurance companies exist to help you recover compensation following accidents. Speaking to an adjuster can be challenging and sometimes destructive to a personal injury claim, however. Following a crash, […]
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Inexperienced motorists, as well as veteran drivers, can be intimidated by the size, weight, and speed of 18-wheelers. When these large trucks pass by at full speed, the resulting air currents can pull and push vehicles along with them. Distracted drivers represent a large number of crashes involving 18-wheelers, but no one is ever safe […]
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In Kansas and Missouri, people who are injured in car crashes are entitled to compensation if the other driver was at fault. Responsible drivers maintain car insurance to pay any claims other people may have against them because of their negligent driving. However, insurance carriers often do whatever they can to delay or deny paying […]
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Bugatti recently recalled some of their cars over potential tire defects. This case is just one of many cases that have occurred in the last few years involving potential tire defects.
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If you were harmed in a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver, you understandably want to prevail in your case and receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. This can be difficult, however, if the insurance carrier is fighting to reject your claim or attempting to get you to agree to a low […]
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The Federal Highway Administration reports that more than 20% of all motor vehicle crashes each year are weather-related. Many people assume that ice and snow are the deadliest types of weather conditions for motor vehicle drivers. While winter weather can be dangerous, the Federal Highway Administration has observed that most weather-related accidents occur during times […]
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