Auto Accidents – Causes of Chest Pain

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A common complaint following an auto collision is of chest pain.  There are a number of reasons why a car wreck can cause chest pain, ranging from extremely serious to a mild injury.  The most common cause of chest pain is pressure and bruising from the restraint of the seatbelt.  A seatbelt can cause simple… Read more »

Auto Accidents – Kansas No-Fault Law

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The State of Kansas enacted no-fault insurance over forty years ago.  The no-fault law provides that, no matter who was at fault in causing the auto collision, you have certain benefits available to you.  These include: medical benefits ($4,500 minimum); lost wage benefits; and rehabilitation benefits.  For instance, if you are injured you should give… Read more »

Auto Accidents – Traffic Deaths Increasing

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. had the highest rates of traffic deaths since 2008.  Last year an estimated 35,200 died on U.S. roadways.  This is a 7.7% increase in total traffic deaths from 2014 to 2015. There are a number of factors contributing to the increase in fatal collisions.  These… Read more »