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How Is Liability Determined in a Multi-Car Crash?

|Posted on May 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Drunk Driving Accident |

Not all car accidents are two-vehicle collisions where fault is obvious. Many involve three, four or more vehicles – making fault less clear. It is often necessary to determine liability for a multi-car crash, however, if a victim wants to recover compensation from the at-fault party. Understanding how insurance companies determine legal fault could help… read more

Attorney Spotlight: Getting to know Jessica Agnelly, attorney and partner with Wendt Law Firm.

|Posted on May 11, 2020 in Firm News |

What do you enjoy most about your work as a personal injury attorney? I enjoy working for people and feeling like I may have in some way contributed to making someone’s life a little bit easier or a little better. What is your strongest asset? I believe that I am good at listening. Being a… read more

I Was Involved in a Car Accident Out of State… Now What?

|Posted on April 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Drunk Driving Accident |

Taking a road trip out of state could result in a complicated insurance process if you get into an accident across state lines. While your auto insurance provider should still cover your damages, the laws in the state where your crash occurred will preside over your case. These laws can be vastly different from what… read more

What Is a Soft-Tissue Injury?

|Posted on April 6, 2020 in Bus Accident,Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Personal Injury,Product Liability |

In an accident such as a slip and fall accident or auto wreck, the body can sustain many different injuries. These injuries can affect multiple systems of the body, including the musculoskeletal system. A soft-tissue injury can describe any damage to the soft parts of the musculoskeletal system: muscles, joints, cartilage, connective tissues, ligaments and… read more

Jessica Agnelly of Wendt Law Firm chosen for Women’s Justice Award by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

|Posted on March 30, 2020 in Firm News |

Wendt Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorney Jessica Agnelly was chosen for a 2020 Women’s Justice Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly in the Litigation category. The Women’s Justice Awards, launched in 1999, recognize women from across the state of Missouri who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice and accomplishment in improving the quality… read more

How to Prove Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case

|Posted on March 9, 2020 in Personal Injury |

A personal injury can lead to many different damages, including lost wages. Having to miss time at work, take unpaid time off, lose out on promotions, take a lower-paying job, move to part-time or stop working completely due to your injury could lead to hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost wages over time. Recovering… read more

Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

|Posted on February 7, 2020 in Personal Injury |

You might think a personal injury lawsuit ends at the resolution of the case. Even after you achieve a successful settlement, however, you must deal with the complications of tax liability. Come tax time after receiving a settlement, you may have to hire a professional to help you fulfill your financial obligations to the Internal… read more

Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

|Posted on January 10, 2020 in Safety Tips |

A pre-existing injury does not mean you automatically lose the opportunity of obtaining compensation through an insurance settlement or personal injury claim. An insurance company cannot deny your claim based on a pre-existing injury alone. An injury, condition or disability you already had may, however, make it more difficult to convince an insurance company to… read more

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 car accidents 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, our… read more

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