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Some accidents cause irreversible damage

There are times when car accidents are very minor and result in little or no damage. There are other times, however, when accidents cause damage that can never be repaired. The latter was recently the case for a Kansas man and woman who were driving home from visiting family in Missouri.

While on their way home, the man and his wife were rear-ended. The crashed resulted in his death and in serious injuries for his wife. Her spine was severely injured and she is now a paraplegic due to the injuries caused by the crash. The driver of the vehicle that hit them was also injured and taken to the hospital after the crash.

These types of situations are tragic. A large part of the suffering caused by events like these is due to the apparent randomness. According to Kansas Highway Patrol, the couple was following the rules of the road and was driving safely. Unfortunately, so much of our safety on the roads depends on other drivers.

The widowed woman, though alive and stable, will never be the same. She will also have to deal with the expenses of the care she now needs. These are the times when having insurance and someone on your side can make the most difference.

If you find yourself in a situation in which you are forced to deal with life-altering injuries, it is highly recommended that you seek out the services of a legal professional who is knowledgeable and experienced. They will be able to provide assistance and support as you go about the process of getting the just benefits you deserve.

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Ben Schmitt

Attorney Ben Schmitt

Mr. Schmitt has over 25 years of legal experience in Missouri and Kansas, and he has been first chair in over 100 jury trials in state and federal courts. He is recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal, Super Lawyers, Avvo.com and Martindale Hubbell as one of the best personal injury lawyers in Missouri and Kansas.

Matt Mulhern

Attorney Matt Mulhern

Mr. Mulhern has over 25 years of legal experience and a 100 percent success rate arguing before the Missouri Court of Appeals. He has a unique knowledge of the inner workings of insurance companies and how they will dispute your injury claim. He practices in both Missouri and Kansas.