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Automobile Accidents

What Makes Driving at Night More Dangerous?

Night Driving

Night time driving is a must for anyone who works second and third shifts as well as for those who are taking care of day-to-day activities or who just want to enjoy the evening with family and friends.

Unfortunately, driving gets more dangerous as the light fades. While we only do one quarter of our driving at night, 50% of traffic deaths happen at night. In fact, more than 40,000 people were killed in car crashes in 2016 (according to Injury Facts).

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Accident Reconstruction: What is it?

Accident reconstruction

At times, it may be necessary to bring in experts to assist in proving negligence in motor vehicle accidents. Accident reconstructions are one tool we can use to help determine liability.

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Parking Lot Accidents

Parking lot accidents

Often, we assume that parking lots and parking garages are relatively safe places to drive. These do not seem to be the type of place where car accidents are likely to occur, so we let our guard down. However, according to the National Safety Council, on average, more than 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots and parking garages annually.

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Consequences of Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving

Did you know …

  • About 100,000 crashes each year are caused by fatigued drivers?
  • 55% of drowsy driving crashes are caused by drivers less than 25 years old?
  • Being awake for 18 hours is equal to a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08%, which is legally drunk and leaves you at equal risk for a crash?
Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence. Click To Tweet

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Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Statistics

Motor vehicle accident

In 2016, 3.2 trillion miles were driven on U.S. roads. Is it any wonder that, on average, each year there are 6,000,000 motor vehicle accidents occurring?

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Have You Been in An Accident? What Types of Damages Can You Recover?

Car Accident damages

Often the question arises as to how much money a claim is worth or how much an accident victim might be entitled to. Without knowing the details of your situation, that question can’t be answered; however, we can tell you that a fair settlement will depend on several factors such as the severity of your injuries, the medical treatments needed, and who was at fault or negligent to start.

Our knowledgeable staff is available at (877) 284-6600 to help answer your questions.

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Two Common Car Accident Injuries

car accident injury whiplash

Car accidents are a time of extreme emotion and oftentimes chaotic activity. You are talking with emergency responders and police, witnesses and other occupants of your vehicle, and more. It can take time for both your body and your mind to process what has happened, which may mean that all of your injuries are not immediately apparent.

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Aggressive Driver or Road Rage Fanatic?

aggressive driver or road rage fanatic

Aggressive driving has become a serious problem on our highways and roadways here in the Kansas City area and nationwide. According to NHTSA and the Auto Vantage auto club show, 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving.

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Impaired Driving: What Does .08 Look Like?

impaired driving_alcohol test

Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day are some of the most dangerous times to be on the road due to impaired driving abilities caused by drugs and alcohol.

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Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

uninsured motorist auto accident

As you probably know, all states require a minimum amount of insurance on a vehicle. However, according to the Insurance Research Council, an estimated 1 in 7 drivers in the U.S. is uninsured.

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