Car wrecks typically involve three cases: property damage to your vehicle, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits as part of Kansas No Fault laws, and bodily injury claims that allow you to get a settlement to recover for your medical bills, past and future, wage loss, past and future, other economic losses, and noneconomic losses.
Our office is experienced at handling both workers compensation cases and the third party liability cases against the negligent party. We have handled these types of cases for years.
In Kansas, an owner of an animal is liable for injuries caused by the animal only upon proof that the animal owner has knowledge of the dangerous propensities of the animal.
When your wreck is the fault of a drunk driver, your case has a potential for a higher value and juries tend to award larger damages when the other driver was drunk. Drunk drivers can have a history of driving drunk in the past and drunk driving can make a claim for punitive damages possible.
Insurance Bad Faith
Bad faith claims are extremely important when the value of the injured person’s damages exceed the available insurance. These cases allow for a full recovery of damages when the insurance company was negligent in handling the claim.
Our office has helped numerous victims of motorcycle wrecks and we fully understand the severe nature of these collisions. It is very important to have legal representation from knowledgeable and experienced lawyers to properly handle these cases and to get full compensation for these, often, horrific injuries.
Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Accidents
A pedestrian in a crosswalk has the legal right of way when compared to vehicles using the roadway. We have years of experience handling these types of cases. We can get you the money you deserve.
School Bus Accidents
These specialized car wrecks obviously involve risk of injury to the children occupying the school bus. Children in school bus wrecks often don’t have the protection of safety belts and the lack of restraints often can lead to worse injuries than normal car wrecks.
Third Party Liability Claims
When you are injured on the job, your first case is typically the workers compensation case. However, when your injury on the job is due to the negligence of someone other than your employer or coworker, you also have a second case against the negligent person or company.
Railroads have the highest quality and experienced adjusters handling these claims and it is of extreme importance that an injury victim not have contact with these experts before the case begins. Call us first to get advice on how to handle these types of cases.
When involved in these types of collisions, call us first to get valuable information on what steps need to be taken to protect yourself and to maximize your case!
Uninsured or Underinsured Motorists
If your coverage, or the coverage through your relative that you reside with, is higher than the person at fault, you have an underinsured motorist claim against your own insurer, up to your own coverage limits.
When you are injured by accident while working, you have a potential case. There are two strict statute of limitations. You must report the accident to your employer within 20 days (the sooner the better) and you must file an application for hearing with the Kansas Division of Workers Compensation within 3 years.
Our office is experienced at handling wrongful death cases. We have handled these types of cases for years. It is important to allow a complete investigation by your attorney to assist proving your case and it is more important not to provide a tape recorded statement to the insurance companies as these statements could easily hurt your case.