Personal Injury

Common Personal Injury Law Misconceptions

Common Personal Injury Law Misconceptions

If you were injured in an accident at the hands of another, would you feel comfortable talking with a personal injury attorney? Many do not. Many misconceptions surround the field of personal injury law – enough to keep some people from pursuing and filing a claim.

Do you wonder if your injuries are serious enough to make a claim? Maybe you think others will perceive you as greedy. Or, maybe you think it will be too expensive just to sit down and talk.

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Why You Need a Police Accident Report

Why You Need a Police Accident Report

If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you know that there are many details that have to be taken care of and documents/evidence to be gathered. One document you need a copy of is the accident or police report. Written by the investigating officer, this report includes the officer’s observations and notes. In addition, the officer is able to give their opinions as to the fault, which can make it an important document should you decide to pursue a personal injury claim.

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When to Talk with a Personal Injury Lawyer

When to Talk with a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you have been seriously injured in a car or truck accident, slip and fall or other type of accident, questions abound: what if you are off work for an extended period of time? who pays the medical bills for your injuries? will you be disabled and able to return to work? Do you need to retain an attorney and when should that take place?

The shortest answer to this last question is as soon as possible.

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What Do You Need at an Initial Consultation with your Lawyer?

What Do You Need at an Initial Consultation with your Lawyer?

Like us, many personal injury attorneys offer an initial free consultation. The primary focus of this discussion is to help you determine if you have a legal claim against the person (or persons) who caused your accident.

Of course, every case is different so use this time to tell us about your accident but also to make a determination as to whether we are the right attorney for you.

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Obtaining Your Medical Records

Obtaining Your Medical Records

You have been injured in a car or truck accident. You believe it is the fault of the other driver. You need your medical records to help prove the accident caused your injuries and the severity of them to recover your medical expenses. How do you go about obtaining them?

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How Important Are Medical Records?

How Important Are Medical Records?

Have you suffered serious injuries in a car or truck accident where the other driver was at-fault? When planning to recover damages from the responsible party, your medical records can be one of the most important elements of your claim.

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Amazon Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Amazon Commercial Vehicle Accidents

The increasing demand for immediate delivery means there is also an increase in the number of delivery trucks on the road. UPS, Federal Express, DHL and now Amazon Prime. In fact, Amazon now has its own shipping and delivery division, rivaling Federal Express and UPS in terms of size and volume of delivering.

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Nash & Franciskato Once Again Named Super Lawyers®

Nash & Franciskato Once Again Named Super Lawyers®

The Nash & Franciskato Law Firm congratulates Brian S. Franciskato and Randy James for once again making the prestigious Super Lawyers® List.

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How COVID-19 Can Impact a Personal Injury Claim

How COVID-19 Can Impact a Personal Injury Claim

Pandemic or not, accidents still happen. Essential employees are still driving to and from work. Truck drivers are on the road delivering goods. Poor driving behavior, driving while drowsy, dangerous road defects and more can result in serious accidents.

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Accidents Involving Grocery Delivery Drivers

Accidents Involving Grocery Delivery Drivers

The popularity of having groceries delivered has grown tremendously. Instacart, Shipt, Peapod and many others make it easy to buy from Aldi’s, Hy-Vee, Price Chopper, Sprouts and more. The appeal: contactless delivery, social distancing, and avoiding long check-out lines and crowded stores. It is, however, a popular convenience that means more delivery drivers on our Kansas City roads.

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