If you’ve been in a car wreck, you may be wondering when you should get an attorney. No doubt, that is a good question, but the answer depends on several factors. Here, we will explain when it might be time to consult with an attorney after a car wreck. We will also cover why hiring
With trick or treat season just around the corner, children across the country are already hopping excited about their costumes, decking up their homes with Jack-o- lanterns and of course all those candies. In fact, for most kids, Halloween measures up to Christmas morning in terms of fun quotient. But for parents trick or treating
Unfortunately, signs of nursing home abuse and neglect are not uncommon occurrences. The realization that despite our best efforts, we inadvertently put the seniors we love in a position and place where they were hurt, can be emotionally wrangling. The worst part is that, as seniors lose their mental and physical abilities, they become more
A Slip and fall accident can happen at any time, to anyone and at any place. Although the common misconception is that they are an aging related problem, taking a tumble can be dangerous regardless of your age! The big problem with slips, trips and falls is that victims do not know when compensation can
It is always tragic to deal with the death of a loved one, but the grief is even harder to bear when the tragedy is attributed to the negligence of another person. The senselessness of this kind of tragedy is often so overcoming that it can impede the chances of closure for many dealing with
In Kansas, the modified comparative fault law applies to all injuries sustained in on-road accidents, including bicycle accidents. In order to recover compensation, you must be less than 50% at fault. This means that if blame is placed on you, even if it’s just 50%, you can’t recover compensation. If you are in a bicycle
A U.S. Army Major on active duty recently sued 3M Company and Aero Technologies for the defective design of the standard issue combat 3M earplugs. The Major has claimed that the faulty earplugs are to be blamed for his hearing loss and tinnitus. Because these earplugs have been issued to all military personnel in training
Seatbelts are undoubtedly the most important safety feature included in vehicles. It has been shown that wearing a seatbelt can cut down the risk of death and serious injuries in car accidents by over 50%. Yet only about 80% of motorists on the Kansas roads actually use this safety feature. Generally, police officers will not
Whiplash injuries account for nearly 65% of all bodily injury claims, and insurance companies allege that a third of such claims are fraudulent. It’s no surprise that insurance companies, as well as society in general, has started to write off these injuries in an attempt to lowball injury victims with their compensation. In reality, whiplash
Firearms Negligence Settlement It’s been three years since the deadly Hesston Excel Industries shooting. Now, there is a $2 million dollar settlement for some of the victims and their families. “I think they’re glad to have it behind them, and I think it’s nice for them to know that there was a recognition that the
DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers is the largest personal injury law firm in Kansas. We have offices in Wichita and Topeka where we focus on personal injury cases, such as car accidents, semi-truck accidents, and wrongful death. Every day we help Kansans, just like you, who have suffered an injury through no fault of their own.
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