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  • How to Handle Insurance Claim Denial

    Dealing with the Other Party’s Insurance Company After an Accident After being harmed as a result of someone else’s negligence, you will likely have to interact with the other party’s insurance provider in order to obtain the compensation you need for medical bills and other damages associated with your injury. There are a few things you must keep in mind during the process: Insurance adjusters ...
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  • Pro Tips for Talking to Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

    Don’t Try to Do This One Yourself. Call (660) 722-4115 to Speak to a Sedalia Car Accident Lawyer. At Kempton & Russell , we believe in working hard so you don’t have to. When you’ve been in a serious accident, our mission is to make your life as stress-free as possible during your personal injury case. (Recovery is stressful enough, isn’t it?) When you call us, you can be sure you will receive ...
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Whiplash

    Soft Tissue Injuries and Whiplash Whether you are in a serious car accident or a small fender-bender, you may experience damage to important connective tissues. The muscles and tendons in your neck and back are particularly vulnerable to injury, no matter how minor your car accident. This is because the connective tissues in your neck and back are often stretched, sprained, or otherwise forcefully ...
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  • Put an End to Insurance Bad Faith Tactics: Here's How

    Most people buy insurance to protect themselves against economic losses associated with personal injuries or property damages, or even the possibility of a lawsuit that will result in losses. In exchange for paying premiums, a policyholder is owed a wide range of duties by the insurance company, such as provide coverage and uphold the terms of the policy. However, there are many cases in which an ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to File an Injury Claim in Missouri?

    If you sustained an injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you have a right to pursue fair and just compensation for your injuries. However, there is a limited timeframe, also known as the statute of limitations, during which you must file this claim. If the time runs out on the statute of limitations, you will no longer be able to file your claim and, therefore, will lose your chance of ...
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  • Amusement Park Accidents

    Many children have fond memories of going to an amusement park and enjoying the food, attractions, and rides there. However, they were likely unaware of the dangers of such a location. Amusement park rides, such as roller coasters, water slides, bumper cars, and spinning rides, cause thousands of injuries each year. From cuts and bruises to broken bones, severe head trauma, and even death, ...
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  • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

    Whiplash, though common, is incredibly painful and debilitating to those who suffer from it. It generally occurs following a rear-end car accident , as the injury is a result of the head being jolted forward and then snapping back. Sometimes, sideways movements may cause whiplash if they are severe enough. These kinds of sudden movements in the neck may result in the delicate tendons and ligaments ...
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  • What to Ask Your Doctor After an Accident

    Your personal injury claim begins the moment of your accident. If you want to strengthen that claim as much as possible, you need to start thinking about what can help it. Most people know that how they react at the scene of the accident – from car accidents to injuries caused by defective products – can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case, but did you know that what you ask ...
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  • Tips to Stay Safe on the Roads This Holiday Season

    Now that Halloween 2016 is in the books, many people are already getting ready for the holidays and finalizing their travel plans. With the price of gasoline down and airline tickets being costlier than ever, many travelers are choosing to take to the roads and drive to their holiday destinations. Unfortunately, this increased number of drivers will also likely come with an increased risk of ...
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  • Why Should All Blows to the Head Be Taken Seriously?

    After suffering a blow to the head, whether it be caused by a car accident , slip and fall, or other type of accident, seeking a full medical evaluation is crucial. While you may feel more or less fine aside from a slight headache, there is still a chance that you may have endured critical brain damage. Since traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have such subtle symptoms and potentially go unnoticed ...
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  • What Happens if My Injuries Do Not Show Up Until Long After My Car Accident?

    The body can be exposed to tremendous force in the event of a car accident , causing incredible damage to soft tissues, internal organs, and bones in the process. While many injuries resulting from car accident are obvious, others can have symptoms which can remain hidden for days or even weeks following a collision, making it possible for individuals to suffer critical damage and feel more or ...
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  • What Are the Signs That You Are Suffering from Whiplash?

    Whiplash is the name given to neck strain and injuries caused by an impact that results in your head violently and suddenly jerking back and forth. This injury most commonly occurs in car crashes where one vehicle is rear-ended, but almost any accident can result in serious harm to the neck and spine. Unlike injuries such as fractures and broken bones which can be readily apparent, whiplash deals ...
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  • How Do I Know if I Can File a Personal Injury claim?

    When a person acts recklessly or carelessly and causes injury to another person, they are said to have acted negligently. Accidents can happen in a number of ways including car crashes, slip and fall injuries, and dog bites, to name a few. If you were injured as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to hold them legally responsible for your damages by filing a personal injury ...
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