Dangerous Intersection Alert: 40 Hwy & Adams Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs

Dangerous Intersection Alert: 40 Hwy & Adams Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs

Attorney Doug Horn will be profiling dangerous intersections in the Kansas City area. As a crash lawyer, Doug Horn has represented many people who have been seriously injured or killed in intersection collisions. While all intersections are potentially dangerous, Horn’s purpose is to influence drivers to adopt the safe driver habits and behaviors that will […]

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Why are Motorcycles so Hard to See?

Why are Motorcycles so Hard to See?

According to recent statistics, there over eight million registered motorcycles on the roads in the United States. While drivers are more aware of motorcyclists today, than they have been in the past, accidents still occur all too often. For example, in 2015, there were 35,092 reported fatal motorcycle accidents, which represents an increase of 7.2 […]

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How Do I Obtain A Fair Injury Settlement From An Insurance Adjuster?

How Do I Obtain A Fair Injury Settlement From An Insurance Adjuster?

If you have ever made a personal injury claim against an insurance company, you know how hard it is to get a fair and full settlement. Insurance company Claims Adjusters will work hard to adjust the claim so that they settle injury claims favorable to the insurance company. While the Claims Adjusters may be willing […]

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What Happens When Seniors Are Injured?

What Happens When Seniors Are Injured?

As a Kansas City injury lawyer over the past 25 years, I have handled hundreds of cases in which seniors have been negligently injured. While many of those cases are the result of a motor vehicle accident, I also have represented quite a few seniors who have been victim of a slip and fall or […]

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What’s More Dangerous – Texting or Talking? The Answer May Shock You

What’s More Dangerous – Texting or Talking? The Answer May Shock You

The majority of people already understand that texting and driving presents a serious risk to someone behind the wheel, their passengers and others who are on the road. This is true for any state, including Missouri. While Missouri has enacted some laws against texting and driving while behind the wheel, many don’t think it is […]

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Tips to Avoid Accidents with Large Trucks

Tips to Avoid Accidents with Large Trucks

Commercial trucks are the largest vehicles on the road (in most cases). As a result, they require more time to slow down and speed up and more room on the road to maneuver. Big rigs also have more blind spots than traditional passenger vehicles. While the trucks are a vital part of the country’s economy, […]

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Tips for Teaching Your Teen Driver to be Safe

Tips for Teaching Your Teen Driver to be Safe

When it is time for your teen to “take to the road” on their own, you want to have confidence that they know what to do and how to remain safe. If you want this peace of mind, it is up to you to teach them the rules of the road, and other tips that […]

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The Dangers of Driving on Rural Roads

The Dangers of Driving on Rural Roads

Even though there is usually less traffic on rural roads than those in big cities, there are still a number of potential hazards that drivers need to be aware of. In fact, if a driver is accustom to driving on mainly highways and in big cities, they may be unaware and unprepared for the hazards […]

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Does Missouri Need a Law Outlawing Distracted Driving?

Does Missouri Need a Law Outlawing Distracted Driving?

The state of Missouri is in the minority when it comes to a ban on texting and driving. In fact, it is one of only six states that have not put some type of law in place. Many lawmakers and people on the road wonder if this lack of action has led to an increase […]

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Distracted Driving: The Problem is Bigger than You Think

Distracted Driving: The Problem is Bigger than You Think

Distracted driving is considered to be a contributing factor in a large number of accidents. For example, in 2015 alone, distracted driving was reported as being a leading factor in accidents that killed almost 3,500 people, which represents 9.8 percent of all fatalities; however, many instances may not be reported.

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