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Good Samaritan Laws

|Posted on December 10, 2018 in Personal Injury |

A good Samaritan is someone who jumps in to help others in an emergency situation. A bystander or medical professional can be a good Samaritan. Good Samaritans often do not have any professional training or a responsibility to help, but they assist anyway, believing it is the right thing to do. In the past, good… read more

Is Your Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

|Posted on December 3, 2018 in Firm News |

American citizens can earn money in countless ways – only to discover they owe taxes on the income. Certain portions of a personal injury settlement may need to go to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Failing to pay required taxes can lead to fines and other legal penalties later. It’s important to clear up your… read more

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

|Posted on November 19, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous days of the year to drive due to the enormous number of people traveling for the holiday. Traffic fatalities tend to be higher on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year in the U.S. This is due to both increased traffic congestion from the number of… read more

How to File a Car Accident Claim

|Posted on November 15, 2018 in Car Accident |

Car accidents happen every day. Drivers involved often face challenges with insurance issues and navigating their options for legal recourse. Drivers in Kansas and Missouri should speak with a Kansas City car accident lawyer to know how to file car accident claims and what to expect after an accident; the process is going to be… read more

4 Tips to Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

|Posted on October 29, 2018 in Safety Tips |

The last thing you should have to worry about this holiday season is suffering a personal injury. Unfortunately, accident rates go up, not down, during the holidays. More traffic on the roads, out-of-town drivers, weather-related risks, flu season, and fire hazards can all threaten your family’s safety during the fall and winter months. Instead of… read more

Gun Safety Laws in Kansas and Missouri

|Posted on October 17, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Gun laws have been a hot topic throughout the United States, in response to several major tragedies involving active shooters. Gun safety is something Kansas and Missouri lawmakers take seriously. Both states enforce strict statutes regarding who can purchase a gun, who can carry concealed weapons, and where permit-holders can bring firearms. These statutes aim… read more

Can I Sue for Defamation?

|Posted on October 5, 2018 in Firm News |

Notice: Please be aware that this article is for informational purposes only and that the Wendt Law Firm does not handle defamation cases. Defamation refers to any type of statement that injures someone’s reputation. If someone speaks ill of you or your business, writes a dishonest negative review, or spreads rumors about you and it… read more

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

|Posted on September 20, 2018 in Firm News |

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, we wanted to find out if there were stretches of highway where they occur more frequently. So, with the help of data visualization firm 1Point21 Interactive,… read more

How to Document Your Injuries for a Personal Injury Lawsuit

|Posted on September 4, 2018 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

When entering into a personal injury case, every detail is important. In the moment of an accident or an injury, fear can make it difficult to know the next best steps. The most important factor in many cases is acquiring evidence after the fact. Over the course of a personal injury lawsuit, your testimony can… read more

What to Know About Car Inspections in Kansas City

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Vehicle owners in Kansas City are responsible for keeping up with the laws and requirements according to the state in which they’ve registered their vehicles. Both Kansas and Missouri require motor vehicle examinations and inspections in certain situations; the rules are different in each state. Failing to adhere to the car inspection requirements in your… read more