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Blog Posts in November, 2015

Where do Most Car Accidents Happen? Nov 30, 2015

Car accidents can happen anywhere. However, they take place in more specific spots, during certain times of day and even months of the year. For example, more accidents are reported in Missouri during December than any other month of the year. ...

Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident? Nov 23, 2015

If you’ve just been in a car accident, you may go through a range of emotions, including shock, anger and even guilt. If you were seriously injured, you may be facing huge medical costs, lifetime disability, lost wages and psychological trauma. In ...

Is Vehicle Color Related to Accident Rates? Nov 20, 2015

While it seems insignificant in the event of an accident, vehicles of certain colors are more likely to be involved in car accidents. Researchers have found certain vehicle colors are safer, while others pose a higher risk to drivers. What color car ...

Do Car Accidents Cause PTSD? Nov 17, 2015

Getting into an auto accident can be an extremely upsetting experience for anyone, especially if an injury or death was involved. It is completely normal for car accident victims to go through a range of emotions, from guilt and anger, to fear and ...

Do I Pay Taxes on a Car Accident Settlement? Nov 16, 2015

If you’ve recently received a settlement as a result of a car accident claim or lawsuit, you may be surprised to learn that some of that amount may be taxable. How much you owe will depend on the specific details of your claim and how your ...

How Car Accident Settlements are Determined Nov 13, 2015

If you’ve been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be pursuing a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company. After you and your attorney have established liability (who is at fault), the next step is usually ...

What to Do After a Car Accident Nov 11, 2015

If you’ve just been in a car accident, there are probably a dozen thoughts rushing through your head. After the initial shock, you will probably pull over, ask if everyone is ok and look for signs of injury. But what is the next step? Do you call ...

Three-Car Collision Kills Toddler and Injures 8-year-old Child Nov 9, 2015

A 17-month-old child of a newlywed couple was killed Saturday afternoon in a deadly accident in Overland Park. The three-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of 175th Street and Pflumm Road. The toddler’s 20-year old mother and 8-year old ...

FDA Approving Medical Devices Too Quickly With Little to No Research Nov 4, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under scrutiny by several groups for approving medical devices too quickly, allowing them to go to market with little to no testing. The concern is for patients who rely on these devices and end up dead or ...

Takata Ordered to Speed Up Airbag Recall, Fined $200 Million Nov 3, 2015

Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the largest civil penalty in its history against Takata, maker of defective air bag inflators responsible for seven deaths and nearly ...

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