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Five Ways to Avoid Distracted Driving

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Kansas and the United States. It is each driver’s responsibility to avoid distraction while driving, but that is not always easy. There are plenty of potential distractions just waiting to take a driver’s eyes off the road. Here are five ways to avoid […]

The Most Commonly Used Car Accident Injury Terms Explained in Plain English

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

There are many terms associated with a car accident, and if you are involved in a Kansas car accident, you are likely to hear them all. Some unscrupulous insurance companies use these terms to confuse claimants during the insurance claim process. We have put together answers to the most common questions we receive about Car […]

Do You Have the Right Insurance or Enough Insurance?

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Your car insurance is one of those things you just pay each month. First, it is the law in Kansas that every motorist have a minimum amount of insurance, but most of us write that check every month for the peace of mind it gives us. With automobile insurance, you know you are covered in […]

Five Things You Absolutely Should Not Do After a Kansas Car Accident

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

As a car accident attorney in Kansas, it’s my job to help my clients receive the compensation they are due. I use several methods to help my clients either negotiate a settlement with the insurance companies or take their cases to court and let a judge decide who is right and who is wrong. The […]

5 Key Steps to Filing a Motor Vehicle Claim in Kansas

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

The folks at the Kansas Insurance Organization have a great reference for those looking to file a motor vehicle claim in Kansas. Like many government sites, it provides helpful information, but it lacks a little in the depth department. Some topics are glossed over while some are left out completely. I want to take a […]

Been in a Car Accident? Here’s What You Need to Do

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Have you ever been in a car accident? If you have, you know that it is a scary and confusing experience. The great people at the Kansas Insurance Organization have prepared a checklist of things to do after a car accident. Now, while this is a great list, but I invite you to consider these […]

3 Common Questions Asked About the Car Accident Claim Process

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Clients ask me several questions about the car accident claims process in Kansas, but three come up in almost every meeting. I’m going to go over each of these questions in turn here. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you cannot ask these questions again or any other questions you might have during a consultation. […]

Should You Settle Out of Court or Pursue Your Car Accident Claim in Court?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Should I settle or go to court is a question my clients ask often. My answer is always, “It depends.” That might sound vague, but each case is different. Each client is different. Everyone has a different tolerance for the often-lengthy process of pursuing a personal injury claim due to a car accident. Let’s assume […]

What are the Types of Compensatory Damages in Kansas?

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Determining how much you are owed as compensation for injuries and property loss sustained in your car accident is the cornerstone of any successful car accident injury claim. It is impossible to negotiate with an insurance company, or pursue a case in court, if you and your attorney cannot determine an acceptable amount for your […]

Who Are the Key People to Contact to File Your Car Accident Claim in Kansas?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

After a car accident, you are probably pretty shaken up. That’s normal. A car accident can be a traumatic event. You might be in the hospital. You might be in pain. You are worried about work. Will you be able to work tomorrow? Should you call the office? How will you get to work? The […]