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Category: Firm News

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

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

Agnelly named partner at Wendt Law Firm

|Posted on June 11, 2018 in Firm News |

Kansas City personal injury firm Wendt Law Firm P.C. has elevated Jessica Agnelly to Partner, effective May 10th. As Partner, Agnelly will continue handling serious injury cases involving automobile and commercial vehicle accidents, wrongful death, victims of sexual abuse, and medical malpractice. “I can think of no one more qualified to join me as a… read more

Check out “Wendt’s Law Firm’s Living Safer Magazine”

|Posted on November 27, 2017 in Firm News |

The New War On Drugs – America’s Opoid Addiction Builds, Doesn’t Descriminate. Wendt Law Firm, P.C. is pleased to provide you with this copy of Living Safer. This publication is produced in collaboration with a growing community of respected legal professionals, industry experts, and consumer advocates, all committed to improving everyone’s quality of life by… read more

Classifications of Attorneys and Services They Offer

|Posted on May 8, 2017 in Firm News,Personal Injury |

There are a plethora of lawyers out there, and each has an area of law in which they focus their practice. Some operate in personal injury law; others tackle criminal defense. Sometimes you stumble across bankruptcy attorneys, trustees, and elder law planning professionals. With all the options out there, you might find it difficult to… read more

Wendt Law Firm, P.C. Sponsors Midwest Innocence Project Gala

|Posted on May 4, 2017 in Firm News |

Not every convicted criminal is guilty. However, it is imperative that every person not only receives a fair trial, but that the victims of the crime receive justice. Justice is not jailing innocent people for crimes they did not commit. Instead, it is ensuring that the correct person serves time for the crime — and… read more

Exploring Standard Wrongful Death Damages

|Posted on April 28, 2017 in Firm News |

Most States specifically define the type of damages that are recoverable under its wrongful death law, as well as the people who are entitled to recover in a wrongful death action. From damage caps to defining the individuals who may recover in a wrongful death suit, it is imperative that family members be aware of… read more

What Constitutes Wrongful Death?

|Posted on April 24, 2017 in Firm News |

The loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone to comprehend. However, when that death is associated with someone’s negligence or reckless behavior, a loved one may wonder what options they have to seek justice. Not all deaths due to negligence are criminal or actionable. But many can form the basis for a civil… read more

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

|Posted on January 26, 2017 in Firm News |

Your personal injury case hinges on several critical factors that must be proven. These factors are not only what determine if you are successful, but they also may determine the total compensation you receive. What are they? They are the elements of negligence. These elements are defined as duty, breach, causation, and damages. The Elements… read more