“No-Fault”— What Does It Mean?

If you are in an accident in Kansas, the policeman on scene may tell you that you are in a no-fault state. Now what does that mean for you? Does that mean you can’t collect money from the other driver?
No. What this means is that, by law, regardless of who …

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Weather-Related Accidents Are More Fatal Than You Think!

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The sheer power and unpredictability of tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes leave the bravest citizens shaken up. The damage created is devastating, but everyday weather is exponentially more dangerous. Wet or icy pavement is statistically more dangerous than any tornado, hurricane, or earthquake. Unbelievable, right?
In autumn, we store our tank tops …

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Semi-Truck Safety: Time For A Change!

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Semi-Truck Safety on Today’s Roads
Driving on today’s roads is dangerous. Distracted driving, impaired driving, and hazardous road conditions are just a few of the unsafe conditions one sees from behind the wheel. Now imagine an 80,000-pound semi-truck with braking problems while the driver stares at Facebook videos. Even at speeds …

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The “Need To Know” about Hazardous Road Conditions

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We’ve all been there. Driving down the road, blasting your favorite tunes just to come to an abrupt halt. Annoying right? Now you weave through miles of traffic cones and see what was holding you up the whole time. A car accident. In this instance, it’s not two vehicles, but …

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Pedestrian Traffic Fatality Stats are Shocking!

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“It has been more than 25 years since the U.S. experienced this level of pedestrian fatalities.”
It’s summertime. Since the weather is nice, now is the time to put that New Year’s resolution workout into motion. Runners, bikers, and dog walkers hit the sidewalks looking to enjoy Kansas’ brief window of …

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Don’t become an Auto Accident Statistic

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An auto accident might be heading your way even if you are a cautious driver.
Carinsurance.com reports an average driver files an auto accident claim every 17.9 years. Yikes! Statistics also tell us that an auto accident will not result in a fatality. The National Safety Council cites that only “three in …

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Good Guys Give – Our Hats Off to a Successful First Year!

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Patterson Legal Group has been working to help charitable organizations in our community for more than 20 years and we now have officially mobilized our employees into organizing our help. Our entire staff worked to form a new committee, Good Guys Give, to give back to our city. At Patterson …

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8 Ways You Lose Case Value

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Don’t lose case value! Avoid these 8 actions and get the max settlement you deserve!

GAPS IN TREATMENT: Going to the doctor when you are injured is critically important to your case. If you are forced to treat for a long period of time, the treatment itself can get exhausting and …

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Quick Tips on How to Pick the Right Lawyer

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Picking the right lawyer can be a very crucial decision. During this important time in your life, it may feel like things are falling apart. From getting injured in a car accident or on the job, a lawyer may be the only person to turn to. These days it can …

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