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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

KNDK Law offers this blog entry on the importance of sleep to teen drivers, written by a guest blogger from the Tuck Sleep Foundation. A study shows that teens don’t really understand the risks of driving. They tend to overestimate their skills, as well as the ability of medical trauma teams. The teens in the study believe that car and ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

Because the KNDK Law Firm serves clients with lawsuits in both Missouri and Kansas, we designed this series of articles to compare different aspects of Missouri personal injury law to Kansas personal injury law. Often there is no choice about whether to file a case in Missouri or in Kansas – but when that choice exists, determining which state’s law ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

Cases against doctors and hospitals are difficult at best. There are many hurdles that have to be cleared to succeed in medical malpractice litigation. A big hurdle to prevailing is the statute of limitations, which is the time you have to bring a claim against a health care provider. Statutes of limitations in medical malpractice cases are generally shorter than ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

Car accidents happen. Odds are most people will be in at least one car crash at some point. Luckily, most crashes aren’t life-changing events. But some are, and when it’s your time to be involved in a crash, you never know when it will truly change the course of your life. As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we have experience ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

We are regularly contacted by people who have been involved in motor vehicle crashes with semi trucks in the Kansas City area. The commercial trucking industry is one we are very familiar with and we have handled these types of cases many times over the years. This is an area of the law in which our lawyers have extensive knowledge ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

The KNDK Law Firm is situated just on the Missouri side of the Missouri-Kansas state line. As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we’re used to helping clients with legal claims in both states. This is the first of a series of articles comparing different aspects of Missouri personal injury law to Kansas personal injury law. There are some important differences ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

People call us frequently at KNDK and tell us their stories of the legal problems they have encountered. This may involve an auto accident, an injury caused by a doctor or hospital, or an injury at a place of business. We listen and advise them of their rights, which usually includes telling them the damages they are entitled to pursue ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

If you are injured in car accident in Missouri and you are not at fault, what kind of damages can you collect? There are two major categories of damages: economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages involve things that have cost you money as a result of the accident. They are often called out-of-pocket damages. The first item of economic damages ...

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Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall, LLC KANSAS CITY MO

Riding a motorcycle is obviously more dangerous than traveling in an automobile. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycles account for less than 5 percent of all registered vehicles yet every year motorcyclists account for approximately 15 percent of all traffic fatalities. On the basis of accident rates per vehicle mile traveled, NHTSA estimates motorcyclists are 30 ...

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