Auto Collisions – It Is Not An Accident

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Referring to an auto collision as an accident is wrong.  An accident implies a sudden event that happens by chance or that it was an unavoidable situation.  An accident ignores the fact that car crashes occur because one or more drivers were at fault.  A car wreck should be referred to as a collision or… Read more »

Auto Collisions – Pre-Existing Conditions

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The law in every state in this country provides that, if you had a pre-existing condition that was aggravated or made worse by an auto collision, you are entitled to compensation.  To do otherwise would mean that it is ‘open season’ on those who are not one hundred percent health and would allow negligent driver’s… Read more »

Auto Accidents – Value of Your Claim

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There are numerous factors that go into determining the value of your case.  The first is the nature of your injury.  It is obvious that a broken bone, nerve injury, or traumatic brain injury is of greater value that a sprain or strain in your neck or low back or a short-term headache..  The value of… Read more »

Auto Accidents – Filing A Lawsuit

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If you have not been able to settle your personal injury claim with the insurance adjuster, it will be necessary to file a lawsuit.  To begin a lawsuit, your lawyer will prepare and file a Petition.  The Petition must contain information about the parties to the lawsuit, the facts of the events (car wreck), the… Read more »

Auto Accidents – Statute of Limitations

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Both Kansas and Missouri have time limits for the filing of a personal injury lawsuit in an auto collision case.  If a lawsuit is not on file by the expiration of the time limit, you will be prohibited from filing a lawsuit and will be barred from obtaining any compensation for your personal injury claim. … Read more »