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Category: Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

|Posted on November 19, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous days of the year to drive due to the enormous number of people traveling for the holiday. Traffic fatalities tend to be higher on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year in the U.S. This is due to both increased traffic congestion from the number of… read more

4 Tips to Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

|Posted on October 29, 2018 in Safety Tips |

The last thing you should have to worry about this holiday season is suffering a personal injury. Unfortunately, accident rates go up, not down, during the holidays. More traffic on the roads, out-of-town drivers, weather-related risks, flu season, and fire hazards can all threaten your family’s safety during the fall and winter months. Instead of… read more

Gun Safety Laws in Kansas and Missouri

|Posted on October 17, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Gun laws have been a hot topic throughout the United States, in response to several major tragedies involving active shooters. Gun safety is something Kansas and Missouri lawmakers take seriously. Both states enforce strict statutes regarding who can purchase a gun, who can carry concealed weapons, and where permit-holders can bring firearms. These statutes aim… 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

What to Know About Car Inspections in Kansas City

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Safety Tips |

Vehicle owners in Kansas City are responsible for keeping up with the laws and requirements according to the state in which they’ve registered their vehicles. Both Kansas and Missouri require motor vehicle examinations and inspections in certain situations; the rules are different in each state. Failing to adhere to the car inspection requirements in your… 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

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

Red Light Camera Laws Struck Down by Missouri Supreme Court

|Posted on September 10, 2015 in Distracted Driving,Kansas City Cases,Safety Tips |

Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Red-light Camera Laws In a ruling last week, the Missouri Supreme Court struck down local laws authorizing red-light camera programs in a number of cities throughout the state. The Court held that local ordinances conflicted with state law because they had been treating violations like parking tickets without assessing points… read more

Personal Injury Liability in a Shark Attack?

|Posted on July 28, 2015 in Personal Injury,Safety Tips |

Shark Attacks: Is Anyone Liable? Shark attacks have been in the news a lot lately. A number of swimmers have been bitten off the coast of North Carolina this summer, and you may have seen the amazing footage of professional surfer Mick Fanning fighting off a great white shark during a surfing competition in South… read more

Does a STAY BACK Sticker Really Protect Truck Drivers?

|Posted on February 9, 2015 in Safety Tips,Truck Accident |

Sticker Shock You’ve probably seen the stickers when traveling behind dump trucks or other vehicles loaded with debris: Can this possibly be true? Maybe we should all print up stickers absolving us from liability in every situation: WARNING! STAY BACK 200 FEET! I’M A TERRIBLE DRIVER! Fortunately, Missouri law covers this exact scenario: Section 307.010. … read more