According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, nearly 16,000 people were injured in car accidents in 2020, and more than 40,000 people experienced some kind of property damage in a traffic accident.
Statistics from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) indicate there were 52,469 total traffic crashes statewide in 2020. The moments after a car crash can be confusing to sort through. Oftentimes, the accident victims will be uncertain about the next steps to take or how to seek damages for their injuries.
In 2020, there were nearly 16,000 people who were injured in car crashes in the state of Kansas. This data, courtesy of the Kansas Department of Transportation, is a startling reminder of just how many people are involved in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident every day.
There is a burden of proof to be met in virtually every insurance claim and civil lawsuit arising out of a car accident. Proof of fault and documentation of injuries and related expenses are required before any insurance company will pay a claim and before any judge and jury will render a verdict.
If you get into a car accident, having MedPay coverage can have a noticeable impact on your recovery and ability to pay for your medical treatment. MedPay, which is also known as “medical payments” coverage, may be able to cover the medical expenses incurred by you and your passengers in automobile crashes.
If you’re injured by another driver in an accident, you expect to be compensated by your insurance policy or by that of the other driver. Unfortunately, according to the Insurance Research Council, about one in eight of all drivers lack insurance, so you could be stuck facing medical bills and associated expenses, including lost wages, all by yourself.
Every person who operates a motor vehicle must remain focused on the road at all times. A distraction such as sending or reading a text message or even reaching for something in the back seat can cause an accident in an instant. An automobile crash can happen in a split second—the moment the driver takes their eyes off the road.
Workers compensation claims are, of course, different than personal injury claims but identifying those differences and understanding when it is in your best interest to file each type of claim can be tricky. Significantly, the main differences between the two are who is at fault and the damages you can receive based on the type of claim.
You are recovering from a car accident that was not your fault and want to know how to get the lawsuit started. Grover Law Firm has numerous ways you can sign up in order to ease stress, help you focus on your recovery, and get you the compensation and remedies you deserve!