National Flag Day June 14, 2018

National Flag Day June 14, 2018

This Thursday marks the 241st anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Flag. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress, created the Flag in just one sentence.

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Kansas City Crash Lawyer Doug Horn Proposes New Method To Curb Distracted Drivers

Kansas City Crash Lawyer Doug Horn Proposes New Method To Curb Distracted Drivers

Attorney Doug Horn likes to say that he has had both a front row seat and a bird’s eye view of the distracted driving epidemic that is gripping America’s roadways. His perspective comes from over 25 years of providing legal representation to people who have been seriously injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents. Earlier […]

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Independence, Missouri Lawyer Develops Program To Help Reduce Accidents On Missouri’s Rural Roads

Independence, Missouri Lawyer Develops Program To Help Reduce Accidents On Missouri’s Rural Roads

People who live in rural areas of Missouri know that there is not much room for error on the county and state highway roads that cris-cross Missouri. Accidents are on the rise and many blame the significant change in the driving culture. As drivers continue to drive aggressively, more distracted, and more impatient, traffic safety […]

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Driver Alert For April 27-29

Driver Alert For April 27-29

With the nice weather expected this weekend, I expect there will be many more motorcycles on the road so please keep an extra-careful lookout. Because of low-profile, motorcycles are very difficult to see.

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What is the Difference Between an Average and a Very Good Settlement in an Injury Claim?

What is the Difference Between an Average and a Very Good Settlement in an Injury Claim?

The reason this is an important question is because, typically, an injured person is entitled to only one insurance settlement in their personal injury claim. This means that injured persons with claims must be careful and cautious when considering a offer to settle a personal injury case. This is where legal consultation can be helpful. […]

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What is “Pain & Suffering”?

What is “Pain & Suffering”?

In the context of a injury claim, “pain & suffering” commonly refers to the compensation an injured person deserves for their pain, hurt, and discomfort that is brought on by a traumatic injury. Quite simply, pain & suffering represents a category of damages that is set aside to account for the non-economic damages an injured […]

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Why Are Injury Claims Worth So Much?

Why Are Injury Claims Worth So Much?

My job is to make sure injured people receive fair and full compensation in their insurance claims. My work is seldom easy because well-funded insurance companies fight hard to minimize the injury settlements they are willing to pay to resolve claims.  

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How To Protect Yourself Against Other Drivers Who Don’t Carry Enough Insurance

This blog recommends that drivers check with their insurance agent to make sure they have under-insured motorist coverage on their auto policy to ensure they’re covered against drivers who don’t carry enough insurance.    

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Something To Think About If You Know Someone Who Has Been Diagnosed with a Head Injury

Something To Think About If You Know Someone Who Has Been Diagnosed with a Head Injury

Frequently I am involved in cases where a person has suffered a head injury and is eventually diagnosed with “MTBI” or mild traumatic brain injury. As a personal injury lawyer, I normally see the MTBI diagnosis when the injured person continues to experience symptoms associated with head injury like headaches, dizziness, loss of concentration, etc. […]

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How We Can Fix Our Driving Culture

How We Can Fix Our Driving Culture

Our driving culture is a mess, and the problem on our roadways seems to getting worse. As a crash lawyer, I have had a front row seat for a steady increase in collisions that cause serious injury and traffic fatalities. I estimate that 10 years ago about 5% of the drivers on the road were […]

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