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No Insurance, Don’t Blame Me

“No Pay, No Play” was signed into law by Governor Sam Brownback in 2011.  Because of this law, uninsured drivers can’t make a claim for pain and suffering. Drivers who do not have a basic, state-required personal injury protection (PIP) policy at the time of an accident will not have …

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Minimum Auto Insurance Across State Lines

Minimum Auto Insurance Across State Lines

When you drive across state lines, most auto insurance policies automatically adjust to the minimum insurance coverages required by the state where you are physically present. If your auto insurance policy coverage from a different state is already higher than a different state’s minimum coverage requirement, your coverage will remain …

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How to Search for Kansas Accident Reports

Patterson Legal Group Tells You How to Search for Kansas Accident Reports

The police officer that first responds to an accident should provide you with information on how to obtain a copy of the accident or police report.  This report can be very important in terms of evidence if there is a personal injury claim, so it becomes very important for you …

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Why Do I Have to Pay Back Personal Injury Protection (PIP)?

In Kansas accidents, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits are generally available for motor vehicle accidents.  PIP coverage is often the first responsible payer for the medical bills related to an accident.  If you were not at fault for causing and accident, and you make a recovery from a person who …

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Chance to WIN Wichita State Shockers Men’s Basketball Tickets!

Win Tickets to a Shocker Basketball game with Patterson Legal Group

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Last year, our Wichita State Shockers Men’s Basketball team made it all the way to the NCAA Tournament – again! If you’ve ever attended a game at Charles Koch Arena, you’ve heard the shouts of excitement and felt the electricity in the air. Never …

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8 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Wreck

8 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Wreck

It’s true you may have a personal injury claim where a lawyer is not necessary. Minor injury cases or claims where damage is not substantial may, in certain instances, not require the assistance of a lawyer. When damages start to mount, an experienced lawyer is likely to obtain a better …

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General Motors Fined for Cover Up

General Motors will pay a $900 million fine to the federal government to settle criminal charges related to its ignition switch system. Those flaws have been tied to 124 deaths and GM has admitted its employees knew of the problem for more than 10 years before it told the public …

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Why Isn’t the Person Who Caused the Accident Paying My Bills?

Why isn’t the person who caused the accident paying my bills? Call Patterson Legal Group at 888-687-2400

Kansas is a “no-fault” state which can be a misleading term.   In Kansas, your medical bills are initially covered by your own car insurance, in a provision called personal injury protection or PIP.  It doesn’t matter whether you have liability only or comprehensive coverage; the minimum amount of coverage …

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