Accidents

Most Dangerous Roads in Missouri

Drivers in Missouri face a number of hazards on the road. While some of these hazards are caused by weather conditions, many of the risks drivers face can be attributed to the negligent actions of other drivers. Some common causes of car accidents and fatalities on dangerous roads in Missouri are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol,...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Kansas?

After an accident, you may be wondering how long you have to file a lawsuit if settlement negotiations aren’t successful or seem to be dragging on. So, what is the statute of limitations on a car accident in Kansas? Here’s what you need to know about the statute and when it applies. If you have questions, contact the Kansas...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

Compensation for Accident Claims that Exceed Policy Limits

Car accidents. They are often unavoidable despite our best efforts to drive safely. We simply cannot dictate what others do on the road. Car accidents come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the damages are relatively low, and recovering compensation is a simple process. A low-speed accident causing less than $5,000 or $10,000 might take only a few weeks...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

Signs You Should Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

In certain situations, a car accident may have a devastating effect on victims and their families. Between the financial, physical, and emotional struggles, it may be difficult to know what to do next. However, some crashes are less serious—perhaps there was minimal vehicle damages and minor injuries or none at all. Here are some tips on when to hire...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

Average Time for a Car Accident Settlement

After being injured in a car accident, many victims wonder how long it takes to reach a settlement. While it’s not uncommon for settlements to take several months or even years, there are instances where it may take less time. So what’s the average time for a car accident settlement? Here’s everything you need to know about the settlement...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

In a personal injury case, it’s common for victims of negligence to experience pain and suffering. The physical, emotional, and mental toll of the injury is often traumatic, especially during the initial recovery. As a result, many victims seek non-economic damages to compensate them for the difficulties they have healing.  If you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

What if I Wreck My Leased Car in Joplin, Missouri?

One of the common reasons people choose the leasing option when purchasing a new car is the ability to trade in for a newer vehicle for less money than buying a brand new car. There are certainly pros and cons involved in leasing a vehicle.But if you ultimately choose this option, be sure to read the fine print before...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

What is a Phantom Vehicle Claim in Arkansas?

Nothing can be worse than being involved in an automobile accident, except possibly when the at-fault driver leaves the scene. Most clients are concerned that automobile insurance will not cover a hit and run or phantom vehicle claim. An even worse situation is when a careless driver runs you off the road and never actually collides with your vehicle....

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

Who is Liable for Car Accidents Caused by Sun Glare?

The issue of fault is the most important component of a lawsuit. If you cannot determine the appropriate person to sue you will be unable to file a lawsuit. If more than one party is accused of liability, determining who is at fault requires identifying the levels of fault. In other words, each party will only be responsible for...

Continue Reading
Car Accidents

Who is Responsible When a Vehicle’s Autopilot Malfunctions?

Some believe that a self-driving car actually eliminates accidents because technology or robotics are more precise. However, the reality is autonomous vehicles cannot entirely eliminate car accidents. There are been several injuries and deaths across the country involving malfunction of an autonomous vehicle, like a Tesla or Uber. So, who should be held legally responsible for these accidents? If...

Continue Reading