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Top 3 mistakes to avoid during your personal injury case

When someone else's negligence causes you to suffer serious injuries, seeking legal recourse can offer you the best option. The proceeds of a lawsuit can help cover medical bills, lost earnings and other types of losses. An experienced attorney can assess the strength of your case and advise you as to the best way forward.

How to talk to teens about car accidents

Being able to drive a car for the first time is an exciting experience for teenagers. However, it is also a dangerous one. The Missouri Primary Care Association found that teens are more likely to be in a car accident when compared to adults. Part of this is due to the fact that teens are more likely to not understand when they approach a dangerous situation. 

5 common bad faith insurance tactics

Dealing with an injury after an accident is bad enough, but insurance companies can make it worse. If your insurance company is not holding up its end of the bargain, you might go without the compensation you need to recover. Your insurance company must thoroughly investigate and settle claims in a timely and honest manner. 

Could you have a wrongful death case?

When someone you love dies in an accident or as a result of negligence, there is no right way to react, nor is there a wrong way. All feelings are equally valid. One thing that is all but certain, however, is that you have a lot of emotions to process at the same time that expenses build up. Furthermore, if it was your spouse who died, you could also be dealing with a loss of income.

When to sue an auto manufacturer for a car accident

Car accidents are still shockingly prevalent in the state of Missouri. According to data from the Missouri Department of Transportation, 283 injuries took place as a result of vehicular collisions in Kansas City in 2015. You hope you never end up being part of those statistics, but anything can happen.

Recognizing the symptoms of mesothelioma

If you experienced asbestos exposure, you might worry about developing mesothelioma. It can be confusing because other conditions can present similar symptoms. Mesothelioma symptoms can also take years to develop. Because of these reasons, many people mistake mesothelioma for other diseases or dismiss it outright.

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.