Year: 2022

injured person

Car accidents can leave you with devastating injuries, cost you thousands of dollars in medical and repair bills, and significantly harm your mental health. Depending on the accident, these effects may impact you for the rest of your life. Some of the significant effects of car accidents include the following:…

Car keys, pen, and accident report

If you’ve been in a wreck, you’re probably wondering how to get your car accident report. An official accident report will contain all the crash details recorded by the law enforcement officer responding to the scene. It will include information such as the date and location of the accident, who…

pedestrian hit by a car

Pedestrians are by far the most vulnerable road users. Unlike car and truck drivers, motorcyclists, and bicyclists, pedestrians lack any safety device to protect them in the event of a collision. Traffic laws try to compensate for the risk by granting certain rights and protections to pedestrians. But unfortunately, pedestrians…

Man driving with a phone on his hand

Studies show that texting drivers are more likely to cause accidents. The Kansas Department of Transportation recorded nearly 4,000 crashes involving cell phone distractions over a recent five-year period, with about a third causing injuries. Texting while driving is illegal in Kansas and is punishable by citations and fines. If…

state fair

The official Kansas State Fair has been held in Hutchinson, KS since 1913. The event attracts approximately 350,000 visitors annually with its concerts, auto races, demolition derbies, and thousands of vendors and exhibits. But like other fairs and large events, the Kansas State Fair is full of potential hazards that…

man drinking water

As Wichita residents, we rely on the public water supply to drink, bathe, cook, and more. We trust that our local government’s Public Works and Utilities Department is responsibly keeping the water clean and safe for all who use it. However, Wichita water treatment plants experienced an issue on Tuesday,…

motorcycle accident on a highway

Motorcyclists injured in accidents often face issues when pursuing the compensation they need from at-fault drivers and their insurance companies. But what makes motorcycle accident injury claims more complicated than other kinds of injury claims? If you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash, you deserve experienced legal representation to…

Truck accident

If you were injured in a commercial truck accident, holding the responsible parties accountable for your injuries and suffering is often crucial. You shouldn’t have to struggle financially because of the medical expenses, missed work, and other financial losses incurred in a crash someone else caused. Even though fighting for…

Person taking photos after a car accident

If two or more vehicles are involved in a collision, it’s important for all parties to know how to tell who is at fault in a car accident. Several different entities could help establish responsibility for a car accident, such as the police, insurance companies, or court. If you need…

Aftermath of a car accident

A series of fatal car accidents in the Wichita area prompted Kansas Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz to speak out on the need for more drivers to wear their seat belts. Talking with KAKE, Lorenz stated that 427 people were killed in traffic accidents on Kansas roads in a recent year. Speeding and…