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Ramp Metering: FAQs Mar 10, 2020

While most of us are familiar with the traffic lights at the end of on-ramps, also known as ramp meters, we may not understand their value. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys answer some frequently asked questions about ramp metering. What is ...

How to Put Snow Chains On Your Tires Feb 11, 2020

The first thing you should know about putting snow chains on your tires is that it can be a frustrating process. It’s a good idea to practice putting them on in ideal weather conditions before you have to worry about it in the snow. Remember, always ...

Tips for Driving in the Snow Feb 3, 2020

If you’ve ever driven in the snow before, you know what a challenge it can be. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety , unfavorable weather and slushy road conditions prompt close to half a million wrecks and over 2,000 road fatalities ...

Defensive Driving Tips Jan 17, 2020

Driving defensively helps you stay safe on the road when the techniques are utilized properly. If you are driving defensively, you are less likely to be involved in an accident on the road for several reasons. Read on to learn how you can utilize ...

How Soon Should I See an Attorney About my Car Accident Case? Jan 13, 2020

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced attorney right away. Although you don’t want just any attorney, you’ll want to seek out an accomplished attorney that specializes in motor vehicle ...

What are Missouri's Safety and Emissions Inspections? Jan 2, 2020

If you plan to register or renew the registration for your vehicle, you may be required to undergo safety and emissions inspections conducted by the state. Once you’ve had your vehicle inspected, the inspection is valid for two registration years as ...

Speeding in Missouri: Basic Speeding Law vs. Absolute Speed Limits Dec 13, 2019

Missouri is rather unique when it comes to speeding laws in the state. There are two types of speeding laws: “basic speeding law” and “absolute speed limits.” Read on to learn more. Basic Speeding Law The basic speeding law in Missouri states that ...

Missouri Car Accident Facts Oct 17, 2019

There are several circumstances in which unsafe driving can occur. Some are avoidable, like texting and driving , and others are unavoidable, such as debris or animal interferences that appear suddenly. It is crucial for drivers to engage in as many ...

Car Accident Claim Myths: What's True vs. What's False? Jul 5, 2019

Needing to file a claim after a car accident can seem like a tedious task, especially when so many people have conflicting stories regarding the process involving the insurance companies. While there are a lot of truths out there, there are also ...

What are the 100 Deadliest Days? Jun 19, 2019

We have entered what is considered one of the most dangerous times of the year. The summer months—specifically the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day—are considered the 100 deadliest days for a number of different reasons. It’s imperative you ...

The Process of an Uninsured Car Accident Claim Jun 3, 2019

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you know that one of the most effective ways to move forward from the emotional pain and physical injuries is to pursue compensation. Typically, this is done through the negligent party’s insurance company. ...

The Four Factors of Liability In a Car Accident May 17, 2019

When filing a car accident claim against a negligent driver, you as the plaintiff have the burden of proof to show that the other driver was in fact responsible for the crash. Proving that negligence was involved is something that requires knowledge ...

Is a Recorded Statement Required After a Car Crash? May 10, 2019

We receive a lot of questions from individuals involved in a car accident, including one of the most common: “do I need to provide the other person’s insurance company with a recorded statement after the accident?” This is a common concern that many ...

Top 3 Lies Insurance Companies Tell to Limit Liability Apr 24, 2019

Any time you’re injured in an accident and your vehicle suffers damage, you rely on the insurance company to have your back and help you cover the expenses. When it’s someone else’s negligence that causes the crash, matters become more difficult. You ...

Car Accidents Resulting In PTSD: How You Can Move Forward Apr 17, 2019

In a car accident , there are countless types of injuries that you may sustain. You can suffer from broken bones, bruises, lacerations and cuts, spinal cord damage, and even traumatic brain injuries . However, some of the most difficult injuries to ...

Why Do Insurance Companies Try to Protect Their Clients in DUI Accidents? Dec 18, 2018

We all know that drunk driving accidents are wrong. Driving while intoxicated is an illegal act that can lead to serious consequences for the driver, and anyone he or she may collide with on the road. However, in civil legal matters, insurance ...

Should I Deal with the Insurance Company Alone? Sep 26, 2018

Personal injury cases of any kind typically involve you, the injured victim, going up against the defendant and their insurance company. The insurance company who provides coverage to the defendant is often the one who covers many of the damages ...

Can Third-Party Companies Be Held Liable In a Car Accident? Aug 24, 2018

Consider this scenario: You’re driving down the road and stop at a red light. Out of nowhere, you’re rear-ended by another vehicle. You and the other driver both sustain injuries, but the driver in the car behind you hit the brakes. What could this ...

Missouri Auto Accident Statistics Oct 5, 2016

While many people take to the road each day, they may not think of the potential dangers that they face each time they get behind the wheel. Each year, there is an increasing number of vehicles throughout the nation, which means an increased risk of ...

The Facts About Texting While Driving Aug 24, 2016

Despite numerous warnings, new laws and regulations, and various other factors to fight against the issue, texting and driving is still far too common. Not only is this a distraction to drivers, but it is something that can — and has already — lead ...

What To Do After an Auto Accident Apr 15, 2016

You can look on the news any given day and see some sort of report discussing an auto accident . Collisions happen frequently all over the United States and the results can be disastrous depending on how severe the accident is. Accidents are caused ...

Client Testimonial-Peterson Was There for Us! Feb 10, 2016

Peterson & Associates, P.C.™ was there for us when our family was in a car accident . They walked us through every step of the process and were able to secure a settlement for our family.

NHTSA Crackdown on Drunk Driving this Holiday Season Dec 23, 2015

The national campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is underway, including an ad being shown before Star Wars: The Force Awakens , from Dec. 18 to Jan. 3. Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the campaign urges Americans ...

Google Is Building a Driverless Car Business Dec 21, 2015

"Self-driving cars" sounds like something out of science fiction, but these are already on the road in some cities and may be hitting the mass market sooner than you think. Driverless Competition for Uber Under Alphabet Inc., Google plans to utilize ...

2014 Traffic Fatalities Hit a Record Low Dec 18, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced some good news. The number of traffic fatalities for 2014 were at record lows, but will the trend continue in 2015? Statistics for 2014 Traffic Fatalities A total of 32,675 traffic ...

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