I want to be the shoulder you can rest your head on when you are overwhelmed by the whole process. Staying at the scene and making sure everyone involved is okay is just the right thing to do, but besides that, leaving the scene of an accident is against the law, and you could get arrested for it. Your visit to the doctor also demonstrates to the insurance company that you consider your injuries serious enough to seek treatment. To date, the claim remains open, and when Mike is finished with his treatment and he and I know the full extent of his injuries and how they impacted his life, we will explore a negotiated settlement with the insurance company.Read More
Kansas City Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Kansas City, KS
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Gary Patterson
- Thomas M. Warner, Jr.
- Andrew Hutton
- Mark Hutton
- Zach V. Thomas
- Dustin Crook
- Matthew J. Brooker
- Ryan S. Ginie
- N. Trey Pettlon, III
- David S. Adams
- Scott J. Mann
- Michael C. Helbert
A managing member of Patterson Legal Group, LC, Gary Patterson serves people in Wichita, Topeka, Salina, Dodge City, Garden City, Manhattan, Emporia, and rural Kansas. He focuses his practice on personal injury, representing people who have been injured through the negligence of others. His cases involve trucking accidents, auto accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, product liability and insurance bad faith.After graduating from Missouri Western State University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 1976, Mr. Patterson went to the University of Central Missouri, receiving a Master of Science in criminal justice administration in 1981. He then continued his studies at Washburn University School of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 1989.For over 20 years, Mr. Patterson has sought to relieve the suffering of others through legal means. He understands the challenges that injured victims often face and is an aggressive advocator on their behalf while providing them with the compassion and support they need. Mr. Patterson has successfully won clients millions of dollars, including a 2011 settlement of $1.5 million on behalf of a victim in a motorcycle accident and in 2013, a sealed settlement in the death of federal prisoner in transport. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he continues to be named as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Kansas by the National Trial Lawyers.Mr. Patterson is active in the legal community, holding memberships in The Wichita Bar Association, the Kansas Association for Justice and the Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He also is involved with Wichita Habitat for Humanity and enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and two grandchildren.
Thomas M. Warner, Jr.
Attorney Thomas M. Warner Jr. is the founder of Warner Law Offices, PA. From his Wichita, Kansas law firm, Mr. Warner provides legal assistance to clients from across the state of Kansas who have suffered injuries or losses at the hands of negligent individuals, businesses and professionals by helping them file personal injury and medical malpractice claims.Mr. Warner began his legal career in 1985 after earning his law degree from Washburn University School of Law and his approval to practice law in the state of Kansas. In addition to his approval to practice in all of Kansas courtrooms, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit have also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.Over the past 30 years, Mr. Warner has established a reputation as an experienced, skilled and dedicated attorney. His excellent reputation has led to a number of honors from the legal community. He has received an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he holds a Superb rating from Avvo. In addition, Best Lawyers has listed him among the top attorneys in the nation, including his recent listing as the Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury (Plaintiffs) in Wichita.Mr. Warners long record of success is also a source of honors. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who have secured $1 million or more for a client in a settlement or verdict. Over the course of attorney Warners career, he has secured multiple multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts, putting him among the most successful attorneys in Kansas.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc. Aiken, SC
310 West Central Avenue, Suite 110,, Wichita KS 67202
Andrew (Andy) Hutton is the founding partner of the personal injury litigation law firm of Hutton & Hutton, LLC, in Wichita, Kansas. Mr. Hutton is licensed to practice law in Kansas and Missouri. His major appointments include plaintiff counsel by the federal court in personal injury claims of national significance, including Temporomandibular Joint Litigation, MDL 1001; Ford Motor Company vehicle paint litigation, MDL 1063; and diet drugs products litigation, MDL 1203. Hutton & Hutton, LLC, is currently a member of the Castano Plaintiffs Litigation Committee, which places Andy in a unique position to remain active in tobacco litigation nationwide. He is certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the American Board of Trial Advocates.Andy has received several selections to the prestigious list of Best Lawyers in America, most recently in 2010. He has been selected by his professional colleagues throughout Missouri and Kansas to be listed among Missouri & Kansas Top Lawyers five consecutive years, 2005 through 2009. Andy received his Bachelor of Business Arts degree from Washburn University in Topeka, magna cum laude in 1976. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law in 1979.
8100 E. 22nd Street North #1200, PO Box 638,, Wichita KS 67201
Mark B. Hutton cofounded and serves as the managing partner of Hutton & Hutton, LLC, a Wichita personal injury litigation firm representing victims of negligence in local courts and nationwide. His extensive experience includes personal injury and wrongful death litigation involving automobile and trucking accidents, medical malpractice, defective products (product liability law) and class actions. Mark is licensed to practice in Kansas, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington D.C. He has also been appointed by federal courts to serve as plaintiffs counsel in national mass products liability litigation involving silicone gel breast implants and Norplant contraceptive products.Mark is a graduate of Washburn University in Topeka, earning a Bachelor of Business Arts degree, in 1976, and a Juris Doctor degree, in 1979. Mark is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and numerous other legal associations. He is certified in civil trial advocacy by ABOTA, selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America publication every year since 1999 and received the 1986 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award bestowed annually by the prestigious Trial Lawyers for Public Justice organization.
8100 E. 22nd Street North #1200, PO Box 638,, Wichita KS 67201
Zach V. Thomas
The founder of The Law Office of Zach V. Thomas, LLC, in Olathe, Kansas, Zach V. Thomas is a criminal defense attorney serving individuals in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area in both District and Municipal courts. Prior to founding his firm, Mr. Thomas spent years as a civil litigator; serving clients from both plaintiffs counsel and defense counsel.His primary focus deals with defending clients charged with offenses involving domestic battery, drug and gun offenses, illegal search and seizer, and white collar crimes. Zach is concerned with presenting his clients with all the information so that THEY may properly weigh all of their options. There is no compulsion to take a plea to terminate a case. Since opening his firm in 2014, he has taken 11 separate cases to a jury for trial. Whether its going to trial or negotiating a plea, he is happy to do all he can to ensure that the client is fully informed, knowledgeable, and satisfied.
Attorney Dustin Crook of Biesterveld & Crook, LLC in Olathe, Kansas, practices personal injury law and business litigation. Mr. Crook has several years of experience representing clients in the Kansas City metropolitan area and throughout Johnson County who have been injured because of car wrecks or dangerous properties or products. He also represents individuals in business disputes.After earning a bachelors degree from the University of Kansas, Mr. Crook obtained his law degree from the University of Washburn School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Kansas and Missouri and has obtained significant compensation for his injury clients throughout his career.
8801 Ballentine St, Ste 300,, Overland Park KS 66214
Matthew J. Brooker
Mr. Brooker graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri — Kansas City School of Law. He was a published member of the UMKC Law Review and a member of the National Moot Court and National Trial Advocacy competition teams. He was awarded the Practitioners Award for outstanding advocacy during the national trial competition. Mr. Brooker has actively defended trucking companies and their drivers for almost all of his legal career in lawsuits throughout Missouri and Kansas and the Midwest. He has a specialized knowledge and understanding of the unique issues that arise in the field of trucking litigation. Furthermore, Mr. Brooker has presented about the impact of The Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) on damages in civil litigation; relevant topics at safety meetings for the transportation industry; initial case filing, discovery, experts and evidence; and about creatively using motions in limine.
Ryan S. Ginie
Ryan S. Ginie is a partner at Olathe, Kansas-based Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie. Focusing his practice primarily on driving under the influence and criminal defense matters, he also has personal injury and wrongful death litigation experience, representing people who have been harmed by the negligence of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice in both Kansas and Missouri, Mr. Ginies client base comes from the Kansas City metropolitan areas of both states.In addition to driving under the influence, Mr. Ginies criminal defense practice includes cases involving drug possession and trafficking, child pornography, sex crimes and financial offenses such as embezzlement. He has extensive experience in providing representation to juveniles. His personal injury and wrongful death practice includes motor vehicle crashes, pedestrian knockdowns, bicycle accidents and professional malpractice. Mr. Ginie has been instrumental in obtaining several sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients.Mr. Ginie received a Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University in 2001. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. While there, Mr. Ginie worked for the Innocence Project and was a clerk at the predecessor to his current firm. Mr. Ginie also worked for the Johnson County District Attorneys Office before entering private practice.An active participant in a wide variety of professional associations, Mr. Ginie is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association, where he serves on its Criminal Law Bench/Bar Committee as well as its Juvenile Law Bench/Bar Committee. He is also a sustaining member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.
N. Trey Pettlon, III
N. Trey Pettlon, III, is a co-founder of the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie, located in Olathe, Kansas. Trey handles criminal defense as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases representing clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and across Kansas and Missouri in State, Municipal and Federal courts.Trey has won not guilty verdicts in numerous jury trials for clients charged with attempted murder, felony theft, aggravated battery, sexual battery, domestic battery, rape, sodomy, felony DUI, DUI, and Criminal Damage to Property. Hes won dismissals in cases involving charges for murder, kidnapping, rape, indecent liberties and other alleged sex crimes, drug distribution and possession, voter fraud, DUIs in Kansas, DWIs in Missouri and numerous other criminal allegations. Treys clients have included people people from all walks of life, from teachers and blue collar employees to people charged in high profile cases, criminal defense attorneys, prosecutors, doctors, police officers, CEOs of large corporations and some of the highest profile defendants.Trey has also won significant jury verdicts for clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases and obtained numerous settlements, representing people who have been seriously injured or killed in car accidents, trucking accidents, gas explosions, medical malpractice and other incidents caused by the negligence of others. In 1997 Trey obtained the largest jury verdict of the year in Clay County, Missouri, and in 2004, he obtained one of the largest jury verdicts for the state of Missouri for the year. Trey is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has traveled from California to Maine building the best cases for his clients.Trey graduated from the University of Missouri in 1988 and then Washburn University School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Trey argued before the Honorable Justice Antonin Scalia in the championship round of the Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition in Manhattan, New York.After spending three years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Johnson County District Attorneys Office, Trey entered private practice and later formed the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie with Ryan Ginie, who has also been selected as a Top Lawyer. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri as well as the U.S. District Courts in Kansas and Missouri and the Supreme Court of the United States.
David S. Adams
Attorney David S. Adams of The Law Office of David S. Adams in Olathe, Kansas, practices bankruptcy and personal injury law. Mr. Adams has several years of experience representing clients in Olathe, the Kansas City metropolitan area and throughout Johnson County who have been injured due to motor vehicle accidents, premises liability accidents, slip and falls or who are victims of wrongful death. He also represents individuals in Chapter 7 bankruptcy matters.After earning a bachelors degree in finance from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Adams obtained his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas since 1991 and has attained many significant settlements and verdicts for his clients throughout his career.As a passionate and dedicated entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Adams has served as president of his firm since he became licensed in 1991. That same passion and drive has led him to make several meaningful contributions to the legal profession including authoring an article for the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association.Outside of his law practice, Mr. Adams strives to stay actively involved in his local legal community. Professional organizations that he belongs to include the Johnson County Bar Association and the Kansas Bar Association. He has been a dedicated member of both organizations since 1991. He is also a member of the Christian Legal Society, a nondenominational, national group comprised of leaders from the legal, governmental and religious fields.
Scott J. Mann
Scott J. Mann is an attorney and partner at Mann, Wyatt & Rice, located in Hutchinson, Kansas. Mr. Mann practices personal injury law, serving plaintiffs in matters involving auto accidents, medical malpractice, trucking accidents and workers compensation. Committed to assisting injured individuals with receiving compensation, he practices throughout all major Kansas and Missouri metropolitan areas.Mr. Mann has been a licensed attorney since 1986 and has more than 30 years of experience. Over the course of his career, he has litigated and settled numerous personal injury cases. His success has resulted in inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an invitation-only organization comprised of attorneys who have attained million or multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements. He was also named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyersby The National Trial Lawyers.Along with his practice, Mr. Mann has published various writings and is active in his legal community. He belongs to the Reno County Bar Association, the Wichita Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas Association for Justice.Mr. Mann earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Kansas State University. He went on to receive his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law and is licensed before all Kansas state and federal courts.Before partnering with Michael Wyatt and Mitchell Rice to form Mann, Wyatt & Rice, Mr. Mann spent 14 years as a partner at a private Kansas based firm practicing insurance defense. He also spent several years as a solo practitioner focusing on personal injury law.
201 East 1st Avenue, PO box 1202,, Hutchinson KS 67504
Michael C. Helbert
Michael C. Helbert is a member and co-founder of Helbert and Allemang in Emporia, Kansas. Focusing his practice on plaintiffs personal injury litigation, he represents clients throughout the area who have been harmed by the negligence of others in a variety of matters, including automobile accidents, professional malpractice, defective products and wrongful death. Mr. Helbert also handles workers compensation claims for those who have been injured on the job and provides representation in hearings if a claim is disputed or denied.Prior to attending law school, Mr. Helbert obtained his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Kansas, graduating in 1972. He then went on to attend the University of Kansas School of Law, from which he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1975. Admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Kansas, Mr. Helbert is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Highly regarded by his peers, he has been listed in Whos Who in American Law and named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Helbert is also a member of The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, a legal organization that was founded in 1869 to promote high standards of professional ethics.Dedicated to his community, Mr. Helbert is an active member of the Emporia Unified School District 253s school board. A former president of the Kansas Association for Justice, he is currently an active member of that organization as well as the Kansas Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.
519 Commercial Street, PO Box 921,, Emporia KS 66801