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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, 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

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

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

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

Most Dangerous Roads and Highways in Missouri and Kansas

|Posted on September 19, 2018 in Car Accident |

Our law firm has handled thousands of motor vehicle accident cases. Even though it is a big part of what we do, we still never like to hear about innocent people who were injured as a result of a car accident. For this reason, we wanted to create a study to try and increase awareness… read more

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Your Car

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Safety Tips |

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death in children 15 years old and younger in the U.S. Auto accidents cause one in four unintentional injury deaths in children under 13. Improper restraint and lack of child safety seats contribute to these fatalities. Keeping your kids safe in the car takes following all… read more