Personal Injury

Kansas City Personal Injury Attorney

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An injury suffered because of the actions or negligence of another individual can have a significant impact on nearly every aspect of your life. The injuries you suffered could seriously affect your ability to remain gainfully employed and the resulting medical bills and cost of therapy or continued treatment could place you at a severe financial disadvantage. There are many types of personal injury cases our firm can address, which are provided below. Click any of the following links for more information on a specific personal injury topic:

Car Accident

After being involved in a car accident, it is strongly suggested that you seek medical treatment for your injuries and then talk to a personal injury lawyer immediately after. The damages to your vehicle and the injuries you have sustained will be expensive, and without a settlement you may have to pay all of this out of pocket. Click here to read more about car accidents.

Truck Accident

If you have recently been involved in an accident caused by a truck driver, you understand the devastation that this brings. In many cases involving a negligent truck driver, a person in a smaller vehicle nearby will be considered lucky to come away from the accident without catastrophic injuries. Click here to read more about truck accidents.

Motorcycle Accident

Riding a motorcycle can be considered as one of the most dangerous modes of transportation, but for many, the benefits outweigh the consequences. If you have recently been involved in a motorcycle accident caused by a negligent driver in the Kansas City area, do not wait much longer to talk to an attorney. Click here to read more about motorcycle accidents.

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries, including amputation, paralysis, electrocution, burn injuries, spinal injuries, and brain injuries, are classified into this category because they are life-threatening and can lead to permanent disability, disfigurement and even death. Recovery from these injuries is expensive and may take years. Click here to read more about catastrophic injuries.

Medical Malpractice

Doctors, nurses and hospital staff members are expected to act according to a certain code of conduct and to provide a certain quality of attention and care to their patients. When a doctor fails to do so and injury or illness of a patient is the result, the patient may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Click here to read more about medical malpractice.

Birth Injuries

If your child was born with any type of injury as the direct result of a doctor, nurse or delivery room staff's negligent actions, you may be entitle to a medical malpractice claim. It is very important for your child's future to file this claim; without it you may not have the financial resources necessary to provide future medical treatment. Click here to read more about birth injuries.

Premises Liability

When a property owner fails to maintain reasonable care of their property, yet invites others onto their property, they are at risk to have a premises liability claim filed against them. If another person suffers an injury on this person's property as a result of the landowner's negligence to keep their premises safe, the victim may be able to recover financial damages. Click here to read more about premises liability.

Negligence

Negligence is a complicated area of the law that is necessary in personal injury cases. When a person is injured and they believe that it is directly due to the actions of another person, they must prove that the "at-fault" party acted negligently in order to have grounds for a claim. Click here to read more about negligence.

Dog Bites

While dogs are known as "man's best friend" and are a great family pet, their behaviors are not always rational and may attack or bite a person for no apparent reason. Especially in cases where a dog is known to have a temper or to bite people, a person who is bitten may be eligible for compensation. Click here to read more about dog bites.

Slip & Fall

If you have slipped or tripped and then fallen on another person's property due to unsafe conditions, you may be able to recover financial damages caused by the accident. Furthermore, you may be able to recover non-economic damages, such as those for pain and suffering as well. Click here to read more about slip and fall accidents.

Products Liability

When manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies make products, they are expected to adhere to guidelines set out by federal health administrations. In cases where they fail to do so for any reason and an individual or a large number of people are harmed by a product, the manufacturer will be held liable. Click here to read more about products liability.

Dangerous Drugs

Dangerous and unsafe drugs, such as those not approved by the FDA, those that were put on shelves while approval was still pending, or those that have not undergone meticulously thorough testing, can cause detrimental harm and injury to an individual who is prescribed this medication. Click here to read more about dangerous drugs.

Defective Products

Defective products, similar to the concept of product liability, are those products that are proven to have a manufacturing defect. Despite whether the product was thoroughly tested or approved by a health inspector, the manufacturing company may be held liable if a large number of people have become injured, ill or have been killed from their product. Click here to read more about defective products.

Serious Accidents

Sustaining injuries in any type of serious accident can be devastating for a person of any age, especially if the accident was the fault of another reckless or negligent individual. If you or someone you love has been injured in a serious accident, immediately talk to the legal team at our office. Click here to read more about serious accidents.

Workers' Compensation

Have you been injured at your place of work or sustained an illness common to your specific occupation? If your answer to the previous question is "yes," our law firm strongly urges you to talk to us today about filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits. Click here to read more about workers' compensation.

Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by an irresponsible or reckless person, do not wait another moment to talk to our legal team. There is a statute of limitations when dealing with wrongful death claims, so you must act quickly if you wish to secure financial compensation. Click here to read more about wrongful death cases.

Whatever the nature of your injuries may be, if you have been injured or significantly harmed in any way as a result of the negligence or actions of another individual, company, or organization, it is absolutely essential to speak with a Kansas City personal injury attorney immediately. Personal injury claims are subject to statutes of limitations. The more time that passes between the incident that caused your injuries and your decision to take legal action, the less chance you have of receiving full compensation for your injuries and the hardships you have had to endure.

Personal Injury Lawyer in Kansas City

At Martin & Wallentine, we will provide you with the persistent and dedicated legal representation that is required to receive a successful outcome in a personal injury case. With over twenty five years of experience to draw from, we are confident in our ability to effectively fight on your behalf and win for you the compensation you deserve and need to prevent your quality of life from decreasing drastically . Insurance companies will do everything they can to get out of paying for your injuries. We know how these insurance companies work and how to piece a case together that will withstand their most thorough scrutiny. We will not let your injuries go unanswered for and we will fight to obtain every last penny that we know you are entitled to.

Contact a Kansas City personal injury attorney today.