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Missouri Moped Laws

|Posted on June 10, 2019 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

Every state has different traffic laws. Missouri residents who own and use mopeds should understand the state’s laws as they pertain to these vehicles. “Mopeds” are single-rider motorized bikes and Missouri applies the definition of motorized bikes to mopeds; a vehicle qualifies as a moped in Missouri if it is a single-rider vehicle with two… read more

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress?

|Posted on February 13, 2019 in Personal Injury |

Most states, including Kansas and Missouri, allow accident victims to seek financial compensation not only for physical and financial damages but for emotional ones as well. Emotional traumas associated with a severe accident or injury can be debilitating for survivors. Filing a claim may not erase emotional distress, but it can bring justice to the… read more

Good Samaritan Laws

|Posted on December 10, 2018 in Personal Injury |

A good Samaritan is someone who jumps in to help others in an emergency situation. A bystander or medical professional can be a good Samaritan. Good Samaritans often do not have any professional training or a responsibility to help, but they assist anyway, believing it is the right thing to do. In the past, good… read more

How to Document Your Injuries for a Personal Injury Lawsuit

|Posted on September 4, 2018 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

When entering into a personal injury case, every detail is important. In the moment of an accident or an injury, fear can make it difficult to know the next best steps. The most important factor in many cases is acquiring evidence after the fact. Over the course of a personal injury lawsuit, your testimony can… 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

Will the Statute of Limitations Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

|Posted on March 9, 2017 in Personal Injury |

When you suffer an injury, it always makes sense to reach out to an attorney as soon as possible. Not only because it is easier to preserve evidence after your injury, but there is also a legal limit on how long you have to file any personal injury claim. Under the legal rule known as… read more

Critical Facts to Know About Your Personal Injury Settlement

|Posted on February 21, 2017 in Personal Injury |

Congratulations, you’ve received the personal injury settlement you deserve! Now there are some factors about your settlement you must consider. An experienced personal injury attorney will discuss the factors that apply to your individual case, but here are the answers to some questions you may have: Is my personal injury settlement taxed? The answer to… read more

How Much is My Personal Injury Claim Settlement Worth?

|Posted on February 10, 2017 in Personal Injury |

Often, the first question that crosses the mind of a victim of personal injury considering legal action is “how much is this injury worth?” When someone is facing steep medical costs and burdened with stress, pain and personal or professional losses, it can be difficult for them to place a monetary value on their struggle…. read more

What Does It Mean to be a Personal Injury Attorney?

|Posted on January 16, 2017 in Firm News,Personal Injury |

After an injury, a victim should not have to fight for their right to collect compensation on their own. When the medical bills continue to pile up, and an accident victim has to miss work, they feel helpless and ignored. Insurance companies can pretend to be on their side or their friend, but then fail… 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