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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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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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Technology Aims to Reduce Rear End Collisions

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Rear end collisions can cause serious and permanent injuries. Imagine a piece of technology that can slam on the brakes before a driver even realizes they are too close to your vehicle. Seems like technology waiting to be created, right? Actually, it has been here for quite some time. Collision …

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She Made a Huge Mistake When She Uploaded This Selfie

Uploading a selfie to Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat is second nature. Everyone loves a goofy selfie, or sharing exciting moments in your life with friends and the rest of the world.
One teen learned the hard way when she uploaded a selfie of her beach vacation. The teen was injured in …

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5 Ways Insurance Companies Trick You After a Car Accident

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#1: Calling Immediately

Insurance companies will often call injury victims as soon as they find out about the accident.  You could still be in the emergency room or at the doctor and receive a phone call from the insurance company.  Their goal is to catch you off guard and to gain …

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Takata Agrees to $1 Billion Dollar Fine

In a Detroit courtroom on Monday February 27, the fate was decided for the Takata Corporation.

Yoichiro Nomuro, Takata’s finance chief, entered a guilty plea of one count of wire fraud and has agreed to pay a $1 billion fine for concealing a defect of millions of air bag inflators.The infected …

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225,000 Kansas Vehicles Subject to Takata Recall

Takata, the airbag manufacturer, has been under scrutiny for dangerous defects in air bags.
There is an astronomical 50 percent chance that in a collision, an unrepaired airbag could spew metal fragments into the passenger compartment, causing major injuries and in some cases death.
Simply go to http://safercar.gov/vin and input your VIN …

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