Personal Injury Law Amid COVID-19

LogoWhile COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives, it has not stopped us from living them.

Boy Suffers Brain Injury in Wichita Area Collision

LogoAround the time of the crash, the kids had been playing in a drainage ditch off the road. According to an ABC News report, the collision occurred just after 5 p.m. on a Friday. Witnesses reported that multiple children were in the area at the time of the collision. Police and emergency responders rushed to the scene of the accident. A northbound motorist struck two of the children who attempted to cross the street on foot. Emergency responders rushed both kids to a nearby hospital.

Rising Risks of Personal Injuries Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

LogoAnxiety and distraction due to the coronavirus can increase personal injury risks. Use caution to prevent accidents on the road, in parking lots, and in grocery stores.

Wichita Hit and Run Accident Claims Life of Local Man

LogoA recent hit and run accident downtown Wichita tragically claimed the life of a 22-year-old local man. According to a January 15, 2020 report by KWCH 12 News, the motorcycle he was driving stalled on East Kellogg Drive shortly before 7:00 p.m. on a recent Sunday evening. As he was pulled over to the side of the road, he was struck by another vehicle. The driver and passengers in the car immediately got out and fled the scene.

Early Snowfall in Wichita Results in Dozens of Car Accidents

LogoAn October 31, 2019 news report by The Wichita Eagle claims that snowfall that occurred the previous evening and through the morning of Halloween set records in terms of both accumulation and freezing temperatures. During the severe weather, the city was forced to put its Emergency Accident Reporting Plan (EARP) in place. To be sure, 43 separate incidents involving car crashes and collisions were reported over a 12 hour period.

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap on Pain and Suffering Damages

LogoSince the mid-1980s Kansas has had a statutory cap on noneconomic damages. Under state law, juries have been restricted in the amount of pain and suffering damages that they can award to plaintiffs in any given case. No longer. In Hilburn v. Enerpipe Ltd., the Kansas Supreme Court struck down the decades old law as a violation of the Kansas Constitution.

Community Members Raise Worries About Dangerous Intersection After Three People Were Killed in a Fiery Wreck Northeast of Wichita

LogoThe tragic collision occurred when a commercial freightliner travelling northbound on Greenwich Road and a Ford Fusion going westbound on K-254 both entered the same intersection. Kansas State Route 254 and Greenwich Road are perpendicular, intersecting with each other at a right angle.