Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer
Have you been injured in Kansas City, MO?
Every day there are people left suffering from injuries received as a result of another person's carelessness or outright negligence. These victims often suffer both emotional and physical injuries and are left to deal with their personal injuries due to no fault of their own. In cases such as these, injuries have a major impact not only on the victim themselves, but on their entire family. Medical bills, rehabilitation, the inability to earn an income or care for the family are all issues victims are forced to deal with after an injury accident.
If you are the victim of an injury accident and you want someone who will aggressively fight to protect your rights, and to pursue fair and just compensation, contact a Kansas City personal injury attorney at our firm immediately. Don't believe the insurance companies are on your side; their interest is strictly a financial one. They want to get the quickest resolution and lowest payout possible. Our firm does not allow this type of treatment for our clients. Our interest lies in doing what it takes to protect your rights and pursue the maximum financial compensation possible under law in order to ensure you and your family is not left holding the bill.
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Car accidents and other types of motor vehicle related accidents are some of the most dangerous and expensive accidents. These types of accidents allow for a large amount of property damage in addition to medical expenses and physical injuries caused to the victim.
Dangerous drugs, including prescription medications that have been recalled due to safety concerns, can provide room for a personal injury settlement from the manufacturing company of the drug. Several dangerous drugs including Zoloft and other SSRIs, Actos, Lexapro, and other prescribed medications.
Product liability is an issue today, especially when manufacturers are rushing their product to reach the shelves of a merchandiser in a short amount of time. When the product fails to comply with safety measures or is deemed dangerous, it can be taken off the shelf and the manufacturer may be sued by injured individuals.
Dog bites and other animal attacks are considered a premises liability issue and can result in catastrophic injuries for a victim. When a person is attacked by a dog, talking to an attorney should be their main priority after seeking proper medical treatment for the injuries.
If you or someone you love has been harmed at the hands of a doctor, surgeon, or another member of a hospital staff, you may be able to sue the doctor for the damages that they have caused. The cost of recovering from an injury or illness incurred at a hospital can be expensive.
Due to the lack of protection that a motorcycle rider has surrounding them, they will be most likely to suffer more serious injuries when involved in an accident. Unfortunately, many insurance companies are unfair on motorcycle riders, and do not always pay out the appropriate settlement.
Accidents caused by negligence are those that may recover financial compensation under personal injury law. Negligence can be defined as a person's failure to perform reasonable care for their safety and the safety of those surrounding them. For example, a drunken driver is acting negligently by getting behind the wheel of a vehicle.
Nursing Home Abuse
While we would never want our loved ones to experience abuse, neglect or mistreatment at a nursing home facility, this type of behavior may occur. If a person is being denied the correct medication, failed to be treated for an injury, or physically or emotionally abused, they may be entitled to a settlement.
A construction accident is a type of accident that occurs at a job site and can involve an event such as a falling object, scaffolding accident, forklift accident or injuries due to heavy machinery or heavy lifting, among many other types of injuries.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Has your loved one been critically or fatally injured after being struck by a drunk driver in their vehicle? Call a personal injury attorney from our office immediately to understand the rights that you have and how you can seek justice in the form of financial compensation.
When a person crosses the street in a crosswalk, they are expected to have the right away. Pedestrians assume that motor vehicles will stop when they enter the street. Unfortunately, accidents involving the collision of a pedestrian and a car, truck or motorcycle do occur on a regular basis for many different reasons.
Swimming Pool Accidents
Even for a parent who keeps a close eye on a child, swimming pool accidents do occur. A person can drown or nearly drown in just an inch of water. Other types of accidents that can occur at a swimming pool include a slip and fall accident, diving accident, and an accident involving a Jacuzzi.
Premises liability involves a person's responsibility to keep their property safe and free of any type of hazardous object. Anything that can possibly cause harm to a person who is invited into their home or business should be removed immediately, or the property owner may face a premises liability suit.
Slip & Fall
Sustaining injuries in a slip and fall accident can be a devastating event, especially if the accident could have been prevented. If the accident was the direct result of an icy or slippery surface without any warning, you may be entitled to a premises liability claim.
Tractor Trailer Accidents
Tractor trailer and 18 wheeler accidents claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people in 2008, and there were a total of 90,000 injuries resulting from 18 wheeler accidents in the same year. Truck driver negligence is a contributing factor in a number of these cases, and this includes failing to abide by general safety guidelines.
Accidents involving large semi-trucks or 18 wheelers hold the ability to cause serious damage to another vehicle on the road, a piece of property (such as a building or a home) and catastrophic injury or wrongful death to any person that is in the path of destruction.
Sustaining catastrophic injuries in an accident such as a truck accident, motorcycle accident, due to dangerous drugs or a defective product will not only be extremely painful but expensive as well. Catastrophic injuries are marked by their serious and potentially fatal nature, in addition to the high cost of medical expenses.
Have you been injured at your place of employment? All types of jobs are susceptible to injury and illness; a person can sustain an injury from a falling object, carpal tunnel syndrome or even a toxic exposure, such as asbestos exposure at any occupation.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you may be concerned as to how you will pay off the medical expenses and property damage caused by the accident, in addition to funeral costs. At our law firm, we understand that this will be a difficult time in your life, and you should not have to pay for these types of damages.
Contact the Sumner Law Group, LLC Today
In all personal injury cases, any delay in securing competent and professional legal representation can put your case and your future at risk. You need a high quality, aggressive personal injury attorney, like Attorney Brent Sumner, who won't rest until your case is successfully resolved. Our firm, The Sumner Law Group represents victims in all kinds of personal injury accidents. We deal with transportation related accidents such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents,
bicycle accidents and numerous
other accidents. Drunk driving accidents are far too common in the Kansas City area, and many innocent victims suffer terrible injuries due to the negligent act of the drunk driver. If you or a loved one has become the victim of a drunk driving accident, we aggressively fight to not only get you the compensation you deserve, but to ensure the responsible party is prosecuted and made to pay for their reckless disregard for human life.
Serious and tragic accidents are also known to take place around bodies of water. Swimming pool accidents and drowning accidents can be devastating, particularly when they involve children. Such accidents can dramatically impact a family's life. In such cases, we understand compassion and tact is a necessity. We also understand there is a lot to deal with after these types of accidents. That is why we take over all legal aspects, including dealing with insurance companies, filing claims, case preparation and litigation. We do what it takes to get you the compensation you deserve so you can get back to living your life. Regardless of the type of accident you have been involved in, if you are looking for an attorney who will aggressively fight for you, then look no further.
Contact the firm today!