As your trusted Kansas City personal injury attorneys, we understand the profound impact a serious personal injury or wrongful death can have on your life. Whether you have been involved in an auto accident, suffered from medical malpractice, or experienced nursing home neglect, our team is committed to fighting for your rights and obtaining the justice and compensation you deserve. To help you better navigate the legal process and what to expect when you choose to work with us, we’ve compiled the following list of frequently asked questions.
What types of cases does Kendall Law Group LLC handle?
Kendall Law Group LLC is a comprehensive personal injury law firm located in Kansas City. We serve clients across both Kansas and Missouri. Our practice areas include auto accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, ATV accidents, boating accidents, apartment fires, wrongful death, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, and Camp Lejeune contaminated water claims.
How can I get in touch with Kendall Law Group LLC?
There are several ways you can contact Kendall Law Group LLC. You can fill out the contact form on our website, send us an email, or call our Kansas City office directly at (816) 531-3100. We strive to be readily available to help you with your personal injury needs.
I’ve been involved in an auto accident, what should I do next?
First and foremost, ensure the safety of everyone involved and call for medical assistance if necessary. Contact law enforcement to report the accident. Gather as much information as you can from the scene, including photos and witness contacts. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident in detail with insurance adjusters. As soon as possible, reach out to the experienced auto accident attorneys at Kendall Law Group LLC. We can guide you through the next steps, including managing insurance claims and seeking any compensation you may be entitled to.
What is a Camp Lejeune contaminated water claim?
Veterans and their families who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between 1953 and 1987 and have since developed certain health conditions due to exposure to contaminated water may file a Camp Lejeune contaminated water claim. Kendall Law Group LLC has experience with these cases and can guide you through the complex legal process.
Does Kendall Law Group LLC handle wrongful death cases?
Yes, Kendall Law Group LLC has extensive experience handling wrongful death cases across both Kansas and Missouri. We understand the emotional toll these cases can take and are committed to pursuing justice for your loved one and ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve.
What should I do if I suspect nursing home neglect in Kansas or Missouri?
If you suspect nursing home neglect, document your observations and any evidence. Report your concerns to the nursing home administration and to the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services or the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Then, contact Kendall Law Group LLC. Our attorneys are experienced in Kansas and Missouri nursing home neglect laws and will advocate for the rights and safety of your loved one.
What can I expect when I hire Kendall Law Group LLC for my personal injury case?
When you hire Kendall Law Group LLC, you can expect comprehensive, dedicated, and compassionate legal services. Our team will work diligently to investigate your case, negotiate with insurance companies, and, if necessary, fight for your rights in court. We aim to secure the maximum compensation you are entitled to under Kansas or Missouri law, and we will keep you informed and involved every step of the way.
What is the cost of hiring a personal injury attorney from Kendall Law Group LLC?
Kendall Law Group LLC generally works on a contingency fee basis for personal injury cases. This means you will not owe us any fees unless we win your case. During your initial consultation, we will discuss the specifics of our fee structure and any costs that may be associated with your case.
How long does a personal injury lawsuit take in Kansas or Missouri?
The timeline for a personal injury lawsuit can vary significantly depending on the specifics of the case, including the complexity of the accident, the severity of the injuries, and the level of cooperation from the opposing party. Generally, a personal injury lawsuit can take anywhere from a few months to a few years. At Kendall Law Group LLC, we strive to resolve our clients’ cases as efficiently as possible while also taking the necessary time to secure the best possible outcome.
What is medical malpractice and does Kendall Law Group LLC handle such cases in Kansas and Missouri?
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional causes injury or death to a patient through a negligent act or omission. This could be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management. In both Kansas and Missouri, the laws surrounding medical malpractice are complex and require a knowledgeable and experienced legal team. Kendall Law Group LLC has a proven track record in handling these cases and we will work tirelessly to seek justice for victims of medical malpractice.
How does Kendall Law Group LLC handle out-of-state personal injury cases?
While we are based in Kansas City and regularly serve clients in Kansas and Missouri, Kendall Law Group LLC is equipped to handle personal injury cases that occur outside these states. We can work in association with attorneys in other states to ensure your case is handled effectively and efficiently.
What if I’m not sure if I have a valid personal injury case?
If you’ve been injured and you’re unsure whether you have a valid personal injury case, we encourage you to reach out to us for a free consultation. Our team can review the details of your situation and provide guidance on possible next steps.
Why should I choose Kendall Law Group LLC for my personal injury claim?
Kendall Law Group LLC combines experience, knowledge, and a deep commitment to our clients. Our team understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll that an injury can have on your life. We’re dedicated to pursuing justice for our clients and have a proven track record for securing substantial settlements and verdicts.
How soon after my accident should I contact a lawyer?
It’s advisable to contact a lawyer as soon as possible after your accident. There are legal time limits, known as statutes of limitations, for filing personal injury claims. In Kansas this is typically two years for most types of injury and all wrongful death claims. In Missouri the deadline is more complicated and is 5 years for most types of injury claims like car accidents and slip and fall claims but is only 2 years for medical malpractice claims and is 3 years for wrongful death claims. Contacting a lawyer promptly can help ensure important evidence is preserved and your rights are protected from the start.
We hope these frequently asked questions have provided you with a clear understanding of how Kendall Law Group LLC can assist you during your challenging time. If you have more questions, or if you or your loved one has been injured, it’s essential to take prompt action. Our team of dedicated Kansas City personal injury lawyers is here to guide you every step of the way and to help you put your life back together. Contact us today for a free consultation at (816) 531-3100.