I’ve got your back, and we can get through this together. The police will take statements and will preserve evidence and the identities of witnesses. Ratification and endorsement of this treatment by a medical doctor is often the factor that allows you to obtain full compensation for your injuries. There are exceptions, such as when a person reveals an intent to violate the law in the future, but for the most part, this rule is inviolate. He’d give us work gloves and buckets and send us out into the very large yard.Read More
Kansas 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
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 Serving Kansas
- Gary Patterson
- Thomas M. Warner, Jr.
- Andrew Hutton
- Zach V. Thomas
- Andrew L. Speicher
- Dustin Crook
- Ryan S. Ginie
- Eric A. Morrison
- Paul W. Burmaster
- Kala A. Spigarelli
- Michael J. Wyatt
- N. Trey Pettlon, III
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
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.
Andrew L. Speicher
As a founding member of the Morefield Speicher Bachman, LC law firm, Andrew is passionate about representing individuals, in Kansas City, Overland Park and throughout Kansas and Missouri, who have suffered traumatic brain injuries or other personal injuries, or suffered the wrongful death of a loved one, from car, truck and motorcycle accidents, or product or construction defects. He also represents individuals and businesses in cases involving civil litigation, premises liability, business and contracts litigation, construction litigation, trucking litigation and insurance law. Andrew also regularly provides advice and guidance to individual and business clients seeking to resolve personal or corporate disputes without filing a lawsuit.Prior to helping establish MSB, Andrew spent 10 years with a small Leawood, Kansas firm where he gained invaluable litigation experience. Before that, Andrew gained immediate hands-on trial experience right out of law school as a trial attorney for the Missouri Public Defenders Office before moving to a large Kansas City workers compensation defense firm. Prior to earning his law license, Andrew graduated Magna Cum Laude from MidAmerica Nazarene University in 1998, and then went on to graduate with honors from Drake University School of Law in December 2000 when he was named Whos Who Among American Law Students. In recent years, Andrew has been named a Top 40 Attorney Under 40 in the fields of both personal injury law and litigation, by mulitple national legal organizations. He has also been named a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney and received the Avvo Clients Choice Award for personal injury.In addition to providing high quality legal representation to each and every client, Andrew and his partners are committed to conducting themselves, and operating their firm, based on the principles of Integrity, Stewardship and Community Service. One way they seek to live out these principles as attorneys is through vounteering up to 10% of their total annual billable hours to free legal-aid, serving clients who can not represent themselves and who can not afford to hire thier own attorney. In keeping with his core commitments to high-quality client representation and public service, Andrew is an active member of the Kansas, Missouri, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Johnson County (KS) Bar Association. He also actively serves his community through his local church where he enjoys working with the youth and children, is a trustee and member of the church board, and plays guitar and sings with the worship band. Andrew also serves with his wife, Jill, on the Board of Directors for the BRIDGES Sports Program in Olathe, Kansas, which offers NFL Flag Football and soccer for youth, and outdoor summer volleyball for adults.
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
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.
Eric A. Morrison
Eric A. Morrison is the founder of Morrison Law, LLC, located in Overland Park, Kansas. Representing clients throughout Johnson County, he focuses his practice primarily on family law, including divorces, child custody, child and spousal support, and complex asset division. Mr. Morrison also handles personal injury and other civil litigation, DUI defense and estate planning.As an undergraduate, Mr. Morrison attended the University of Kansas and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1999. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Kansas School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002. After his graduation from law school, Mr. Morrison spent several years as an associate with boutique civil litigation firms, first in Overland Park and then in Kansas City, Missouri, where he gained significant case evaluation, development and courtroom experience before founding the predecessor to his current firm in 2010.Admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri, Mr. Morrison is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has received an Excellent peer review rating through Avvo. In 2012, he was selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, an invitation-only organization that is comprised of the top civil plaintiff and criminal defense trial lawyers from each state who are under that age. Active in his community, Mr. Morrison has served on the board of directors of Families Together Inc. a nonprofit organization that serves families of children who have disabilities or special health care needs.
Paul W. Burmaster
Focusing his practice primarily on criminal defense matters, Paul W. Burmaster is the founder of his eponymous law firm. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, his clients come from the greater Kansas City metropolitan area that encompasses both Kansas and Missouri, and he is admitted to practice before all state courts in those two jurisdictions. Mr. Burmasters experience also includes personal injury litigation, in which he represents people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties, and he also assists clients who have been injured on the job and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employers workers compensation insurance coverage.A significant portion of Mr. Burmasters caseload consists of defending people who have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. He has been able to obtain favorable outcomes for many of his clients, whether through acquittals at bench or jury trials or through the negotiation of plea agreements with the prosecution. Mr. Burmaster continues to stay abreast of the latest developments in impaired driving defense strategies through his active participation in The National College for DUI Defense®, Inc. His other criminal defense experience has encompassed white collar crimes, drug possession and distribution, domestic violence, sex offenses, and homicide.Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Burmaster spent several years as a prosecutor, and that experience has enabled him to often anticipate the types of tactics that he now faces as a defense attorney. Highly regarded by his colleagues, he has received a 10.0 Super peer review rating through Avvo and a Distinguished peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. A former member of the board of governors of the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Mr. Burmaster obtained his legal education at the University of Kansas School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1990.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Kala A. Spigarelli
Kala A. Spigarelli is an attorney and the managing partner of The Spigarelli Law Firm in Pittsburg, Kansas. Ms. Spigarelli handles general civil litigation matters with a focus on personal injury law and has experience with cases involving automobile accidents, defective products, insurance claims, premises liability, professional negligence, workers compensation and wrongful death. She serves clients throughout southeast Kansas in Pittsburg, Coffeyville and all cities within and around Crawford and Montgomery counties.Ms. Spigarelli became a licensed attorney in 1990 and has more than 25 years of experience. She is admitted in Kansas and Missouri, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.Over the course of her career, Ms. Spigarelli has earned a reputation as a highly skilled negotiator and litigator. She has been included on the list of the top 100 trial lawyersmultiple years in a row by The National Trial Lawyers and also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.Outside of the office, Ms. Spigarelli stays involved in her legal community through membership in various professional organizations. She is a member of the Crawford County Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.Ms. Spigarelli graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a bachelors degree in justice studies. She went on to earn her law degree from Washburn University School of Law, located in Topeka, Kansas. While attending law school, she was a member of the Washburn Law Journal from 1989 to 1990.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Michael J. Wyatt
Attorney Michael J. Wyatt is a partner with the Mann, Wyatt & Rice law firm in Hutchinson, Kansas. Licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri, Mr. Wyatt serves clients throughout both states adversely affected by someone elses negligence or wrongdoing, and he is fully committed to helping his clients recover the maximum amount of compensation for their injuries and losses from insurance companies.A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Wyatt has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those in need, successfully litigating numerous multimillion-dollar cases for his clients.In addition to handling personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from car accidents, he also represents injured and disabled workers with their efforts at securing workers compensation benefits, and he leads a successful general civil litigation practice where he represents clients with all types of tortious claims. A former insurance defense attorney, he has invaluable insight into the industry, which helps him build the strongest case possible for those he serves.Personable and compassionate, Mr. Wyatt has earned a reputation for making his clients feel as if they are the only ones he is representing. He is able to achieve this by providing personalized legal counsel tailored specifically to each clients unique circumstances and by remaining in regular contact with his clients in order to address their questions and concerns and provide updates as to the status of their cases.A 2004 summa cum laude graduate of Washburn University in Topeka, Mr. Wyatt returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Washburn University School of Law in 2007. The Kansas Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, as did the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. The Missouri Bar admitted him in 2014.
201 East 1st Avenue, PO box 1202,, Hutchinson KS 67504
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.