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Category: Car Accident

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

Wendt Law Firm, P.C. Earns $4.83M Auto Accident Settlement for Client – Robert and Joseph Ashurst v. Zachary Wolfe and Barefoot, Inc. d/b/a Snake N’ Rooter

|Posted on January 15, 2017 in Car Accident,Firm News,Personal Injury |

It goes without saying that distracted driving is dangerous and can cause dangerous accidents and devastating injuries. On August 4th, 2016, a Missouri man and his son were severely injured by a distracted driver while they were trying to repair their vehicle’s mechanical problems on the shoulder of Missouri Highway 78 near Independence. Wendt Law… read more

Top Tips for Avoiding Auto Accidents This Winter

|Posted on January 9, 2017 in Car Accident,Safety Tips |

At Wendt Law Firm P.C., we hoped everyone in the Kansas City area had a safe and happy holiday season, and wish everyone the best in the new year . Unfortunately, this time of year comes with winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Here are some practical tips from our car accident attorneys to avoid… read more

After A Car Accident Injury: How To Immediately Prep For Your Case

|Posted on June 28, 2016 in Car Accident |

Keeping calm immediately after sustaining a car accident injury can be tough. Emotions are high and injuries may be severe. If a person is injured in a car accident and decides to take out a personal injury claim, there are steps they should take while still at the scene (if possible) that will help them… read more

NHTSA Newsletter Provides Safety Tips for Sharing Road with Large Trucks

|Posted on April 29, 2016 in Car Accident,Truck Accident |

Nearly 4,000 Americans die every year in accidents involving large commercial trucks, the vast majority of whom are the occupants of other vehicles. In a recent Safety in Numbers newsletter (www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/Safety1nNum3ers/july2015/S1N-LargeTrucks-July2015_812186.pdf), the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provided some tips for safely maneuvering around large trucks. Pay attention to… read more