Obtaining my CDL: Gaining additional insight into Truck Accident Cases

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Last month I had the opportunity to complete the CDL program through DCCC to obtain my official CDL license. You might be wondering why an attorney would want to take a truck driving class and get a CDL? Let me explain. As a truck accident attorney, I felt it was important to get first-hand experience
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Important Insights from the Truck Accident Attorney Symposium

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We were able to attend the first ever virtual meeting of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA). The ATAA adopted a digital format of the annual trucking symposium, which allowed the attorneys at our firm to participate and collaborate during the week-long meeting. An interactive online portal and remote technology made it possible to
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Common Legal Issues When Representing Hispanic Clients

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Given the continued Covid-related restrictions on in-person meetings, most attorneys are turning to videoconferencing to discuss important legal issues. I recently gave a remote video webinar presentation to the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association. As a Hispanic bilingual attorney, I was able to share my experiences in representing Hispanic clients in trucking and other civil cases. Here
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Claims for both Property Damage and Personal Injuries from an Automobile Crash in Kansas

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There are two common questions after a person is hurt in an automobile crash. 1) How do I get my vehicle repaired? 2) How will my medical bills be paid for my personal injuries? It is important to understand that insurance policies and Kansas law have different rules that apply to property damage (to the
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New Truck Regulations Aim to Impact Upward Trend of Semi-Truck Accidents

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The statistics on semi-truck crashes have recently been released for 2018, and truck-related deaths increased from the previous year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) collects information about truck-related injuries and reported that 4,951 people were killed in crashes with semi-trucks. The total number of deaths for all automobile crashes decreased slightly to
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