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What Types of Birth Injuries Can Forceps Cause?

|Posted on July 27, 2020 in Medical Malpractice |

Complications are relatively common during labor and delivery. Giving birth looks different for every woman. During some vaginal childbirths, the health care provider may need to use forceps to assist with the delivery. A forceps delivery uses an obstetrical instrument shaped like pliers with cups or spoons on the ends to grip the head of… read more

How Can I Prove an Injury Is From a Defective Product?

|Posted on July 14, 2020 in Personal Injury,Product Liability |

Defective products cause thousands of injuries and hospitalizations every year. Although product manufacturers should ensure the safety of their products, many release products that contain dangerous defects. If a defective item injures you, you may be able to file a claim seeking damages from the manufacturing company. To receive compensation, however, you or a Kansas… read more

What Are the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

|Posted on July 7, 2020 in Personal Injury |

Bicyclists face serious risks when they have to share the road with motorists. Despite only accounting for about 1% of total traffic, bicyclists make up a disproportionate percentage of injuries and deaths. In 2018 alone, traffic accidents killed 857 bicyclists in the US, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Recognizing the most common… read more

What Restrictions Come With a Suspended License?

|Posted on June 25, 2020 in Car Accident |

Driving is a privilege, not a right. It is a privilege the Department of Motor Vehicles has the right to take away in certain situations. If a driver breaks the law or proves he or she is a danger to others on the road, that driver may face the punishment of driver’s license suspension or… read more

What Is an Assumption of Risk?

|Posted on June 9, 2020 in Personal Injury |

Personal injury claims involve many complicated civil laws. Your understanding of these laws can significantly impact your case. One of the laws that may affect your right to recover financial compensation after an accident is the assumption of risk. This is a common affirmative defense defendants raise in negligence claims. The assumption of risk defense… read more

Is a Midwife Liable for a Birth Injury?

|Posted on June 3, 2020 in Personal Injury |

Many birth injuries that affect infants for life are preventable with reasonable and prudent care by those overseeing the pregnancy, labor and delivery. Health care providers and birthing professionals, including midwives, could be liable if an infant sustains a preventable birth injury in Kansas City. Understanding midwife liability for a birth injury may take a… read more

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

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