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Kansas City Car Accident Statistics

|Posted on October 16, 2019 in Car Accident |

Kansas City Regional Crash Factors Understanding the crash factors that arise specifically in Kansas City can reduce your chances of becoming a victim. A firm grasp on this information can also clarify who may be legally responsible for your recent accident. Common risk factors typically relate to either driver behavior or roadway conditions. The Kansas… read more

The Deadliest Highway Stretches in Missouri and Kansas [Interactive Map]

|Posted on October 9, 2019 in Car Accident |

In 2015 and 2016, nearly 2,600 people were killed in motor vehicle collisions in Kansas and Missouri. A fatal crash can occur anywhere at any time. At Wendt Law, our Kansas City car accident attorneys wanted to find out if there were stretches of highway where they occur more frequently. So, with the help of… read more

September 21 crash report: Collision involving Graham Mitchell and Tony Tanumai

|Posted on September 23, 2019 in Car Accident |

A crash occurred on September 21, 2019 around 11:30pm on east bound I-70 near the 17.6 mile marker in Blue Springs, Missouri resulting in serious injuries to a 21 year old male and moderate injuries to a 21 year old female. The collision involved Graham Mitchell, a 22 year old male and Tony Tanumai, a… read more

September 22 Car Crash Report: Jairo Cabrera-Pineda and Candace Marlin

|Posted on September 23, 2019 in Car Accident |

A crash occurred on September 22, 2019 around 3pm on the I-49 near the 170.8 mile marker in Raymore, Missouri. It was a two car crash between Jairo Cabrera-Pineda, a 34 year old male from Springdale, Arizona, and Candace Marlin, a 70 year old female from Williamsburg, Iowa. Both vehicles were driving northbound on Interstate… read more

Time Factors in a Medical Malpractice Suit

|Posted on August 30, 2019 in Medical Malpractice |

Medical malpractice can be life-changing for those who suffer from the negligence of a medical professional. If an injury occurs because of an error in treatment, a misdiagnosis, or irresponsible care, discuss your case with a qualified Kansas City medical malpractice lawyer who understands both Kansas and Missouri personal injury law. Three Factors of a… read more

What Is Medical Malpractice?

|Posted on August 20, 2019 in Medical Malpractice |

Medical malpractice refers to negligence or wrongdoing in the medical industry. When a physician or another health care provider does something that goes against the accepted standards of care for his or her profession, resulting in patient harm, that doctor has committed medical malpractice. Filing a civil claim for medical malpractice in Kansas City could… read more

What To Do After a Car Accident in Kansas City

|Posted on July 29, 2019 in Car Accident,Safety Tips |

It is normal to feel scared or confused after a serious car accident in Kansas City. You may be nursing serious injuries, facing expensive medical costs or reeling from the death of a loved one. The other driver might be refusing to admit fault even though you know you did not cause the accident. Learn… read more

Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Car Accident Settlements?

|Posted on July 15, 2019 in Car Accident |

Statistics reveal most people will be in at least one car accident in his or her lifetime. Knowing what to expect from the process is essential for a victim of negligence to protect his or her right to compensation. One of the most common questions we hear from clients is, “Will my car accident settlement… read more

Is Missouri a No-Fault Auto Insurance State?

|Posted on July 1, 2019 in Car Accident |

Missouri is not a no-fault state for auto insurance. It is an at-fault state, meaning a driver involved in an automobile accident can file a claim either with his or her own or the other driver’s insurance company. The state practices a pure comparative fault system. This kind of system assigns each driver involved in… read more

Missouri Texting and Driving Laws

|Posted on July 1, 2019 in Texting and Driving |

It’s estimated people sent more than 1 trillion texts worldwide last year. Teens are responsible for the vast majority of texts sent and teen drivers are responsible for 13% of fatal vehicle accidents in Missouri. Missouri is the 23rd state to ban the use of texting while driving. Texting and driving is a dangerous practice… read more