What Should I Do If I’m Hit By a Drunk Driver?

What Should I Do If I'm Hit By a Drunk Driver?

Getting into a car accident is distressing under any circumstances. When your accident was caused by a drunk driver, it can be an even more stressful situation. The steps to take after getting into a car crash caused by a drunk driver are similar to that of any car wreck, …

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Patterson Legal Group Knows How Car Insurance Differs by State

How Car Insurance Differs by State Kansas Missouri Nebraska

Being licensed in three states has many advantages when it comes to serving our clients. Recently, I spoke with a fellow Nebraska attorney who was handling his first Kansas auto accident. The at-fault party had $25,000 available in coverage, while his client had underinsured motorist coverage available at $25,000. The …

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Why Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Doctor After Car Accident

Getting into a car accident can be distressing. There can be so much to worry about that you may neglect your health and focus on other matters. This is a huge mistake. Seeing a doctor after a car accident is imperative. Cars can be fixed and property can be replaced, …

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How to Avoid Work Zone Accidents

Work Zone Accidents

Construction zone accidents can cause injury in a wide variety of ways. Adding a work zone on a safe and familiar street could transform it into a hazard that leads to car accidents, bicycle crashes, pedestrian accidents, and more. According to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), in …

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Distracted Driving Causes and How to Avoid Them

Distracted Driving Kansas Missouri

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claims that approximately eight people die every day because of distracted driving, while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claims that roughly 400,000 accidents occurred in 2018 due …

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Three Tips to Help You Avoid a Valentine’s Day Injury

Valentine’s Day injury

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! For many, the holiday is filled with romantic gestures, exquisite dinners, and extravagant gifts. While it’s a lovely holiday for expressing your love for your partner, it can’t also be surprisingly dangerous. Extraordinary gestures can lead to extraordinary circumstances, with the end result being a …

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Bath Safety Month: Six Valuable Tips to Avoid Bathing Accidents

Bath Safety Month Kansas Missouri

January is National Bath Safety Month. Many people are unaware that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in a home. With slippery surfaces, running water, electrical outlets, and more, it’s no wonder that so many personal injuries happen in or near bath tubs.
To help you and your …

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Patterson Legal Group Expands Into Garden City

Patterson Legal Group announces the expansion of their legal practice into Western Kansas with the addition of their fifth law office located at 2312 East Kansas Ave Suite A in Garden City. The law firm is excited about this opportunity to offer a more personalized approach to how their legal …

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Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Safety Tips

pressure cooker safety

January is National Slow Cooking Month. With many slow cookers and pressure cookers given as holiday gifts, people are anxious to use their new appliances. Before you make amazing homemade chicken soup and delectable pot roast, it’s important to understand proper slow cooker and pressure cooker safety. Patterson Legal Group …

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Avoid a Winter Car Accident with These Safety Tips

Winter Car Accident Kansas Missouri

Winter is coming to the Midwest, with parts of Kansas and Missouri already receiving temperatures in the 20s. Even more frigid weather will be arriving soon, making this an ideal time to get your car ready for the season. There are many simple steps that you can take that will …

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