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  • The Dangers of Texting and Other Phone Use While Driving

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 28-Jun-2019

    The prevalence of texting and driving is one of the most talked-about safety issues that faces Americans today. Phone use behind the wheel is so hazardous because it completely distracts you from the task of driving. When you text and drive, your eyes, hands, and mind are all on your phone instead of the road. Using your phone while operating a vehicle is something that no driver should ever do. ...
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  • Winter Weather is Making Roads More Dangerous in Missouri

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 16-Jan-2019

    A winter storm has hit Missouri, and the sleet, snow, and ice is making traveling conditions hazardous for drivers and pedestrians throughout the state. Haley Brink, a meteorologist for CNN, said “We have a strong snowstorm that's stretching 1,400 miles from Kansas to the East Coast. St. Louis is seeing its worst snowstorm in five years. We're going to see a significant snow event ...
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  • Prominent St. Louis Businesswoman Killed By Falling Concrete

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 26-Jul-2018

    Authorities blame driver carelessness for the freak accident that killed a prominent local businesswoman outside of Forest Park this week. Janet Torrisi-Mokwa, 58, died after a 1-ton chunk of concrete fell onto her vehicle from the Union and Lindell overpass. Investigators say Torrisi-Mokwa was driving along Forest Park Parkway when a driver lost control on the bridge over the parkway and slammed ...
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  • What Damages Can Auto Accident Victims Recover?

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 12-Sep-2016

    Being injured in any type of auto accident can change your life. Although every case is different, victims and families tend to face a number of setbacks following wrecks. This includes losses and strains related to their physical, emotional, and financial well-being. At Klenofsky Law Firm, our Kansas City car accident lawyers know victims and their loved ones depend on full and fair recoveries to ...
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  • 9 Do's and Don'ts After a Car Accident

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 20-Jun-2016

    After a car accident, no matter how small or large, there are a number of emotions you may be feeling. There is a moment of shock and panic, confusion, and even physical pain if there were serious injuries sustained. Klenofsky Law Firm wants to help prepare you in the event that a car accident does happen. While we all wish we could prevent these types of occurrences, we cannot control the actions ...
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  • Common Mistakes That Can Hurt a Personal Injury Claim

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 26-Jan-2016

    There are many things that can greatly impact your chances of successfully settling a personal injury claim. Therefore, our skilled Kansas City personal injury attorneys would like to help you understand some things to keep in mind when proceeding forward with a case such as this. What Are Types of Personal Injury Claims? A personal injury claim is an accident in which a plaintiff is hurt by ...
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  • Dangers of Texting While Driving

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 6-Nov-2015

    With the increase in technology also come the dangers that follow. Furthermore, with the increase in popularity of mobile devices sadly also follows dangers of using it while driving. Likewise, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA), in 2012, an increase of 18 percent of all fatal car crashes were as a result of driving while distracted; 3,328 people were killed and ...
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  • Semi-Truck Accidents: Causes and How to Stay Safe

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 23-Oct-2015

    Semi-truck crashes are some of the most deadly on the roads due to the enormous size and weight of the vehicles. Furthermore, there are many varying factors which typically lead to the devastation semi-truck crashes can cause. Therefore, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is now attempting to reduce the number of ...
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  • Personal Injury: What You Need to Know

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 29-Sep-2015

    What is a Personal Injury Claim? Understanding the law and the different types of personal injury claims you can file is important to you and your family. Additionally, personal injury law or a tort law is defined as when an injured person (plaintiff) receives compensation due to another’s negligence or intentional act which has caused them harm. Additionally, the following all fall under ...
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  • What to Do After a Car Accident

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 12-Aug-2015

    Unfortunately, car crashes are something that almost every driver or passenger experiences at one time or another no matter who's fault it is. However, when you’re involved in a car accident, do you know what to do to keep yourself safe? Likewise, it is important to understand what some of the key causes of car crashes are, and what you can do to avoid one. In addition, if the unexpected ...
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  • What Are My Rights After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver?

    Posted By Klenofsky Law Firm || 3-Aug-2015

    Car accidents are always stressful and uninvited events, however at times they are unavoidable no matter how alert you are. Furthermore, when you or a loved one is hit by a drunken driver, the trauma and loss is often times much more devastating. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence the following statistics of being involved in a drunken driving accident in a ...
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