Wrongful Death

Missouri Traffic Fatalities Increase 12%

February 19, 2021

As Northland personal injury lawyers in Kansas City, we constantly encounter clients who sustain personal injuries when involved in car accidents. Recent studies suggest that Missouri traffic fatalities increased in 2020 by 12% compared to the previous year. Over time Northland Injury Law has represented…

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Work Zone Crashes Climb During Pandemic, Even as Traffic Ebbs

October 13, 2020

  Work zone crashes and fatalities have spiked in some states during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the drop in traffic, alarming transportation and highway safety officials. Workers patching potholes, striping roads, directing traffic or building highways are more at risk than ever, they say, as…

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Work zone accidents on in rise in Missouri

September 11, 2020

By KSN News With noticeably fewer drivers on the roads these days, you would think that accidents occurring in work zones on show-me state roadways would drop. With overall traffic down, there’s been a 100% increase in accidents involving drivers smashing into attenuator devices designed…

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Two fatalities, several injuries reported in weekend accidents

August 21, 2020

Two area residents were fatally injured in separate accidents over the weekend. Several other motorists were also injured in accidents Saturday. A Farmington man died Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Route AA. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) crash report, 18-year-old…

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Missouri Eases Motorcycle Helmet Requirements  

July 28, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that will ease helmet requirements for some motorcyclists.  HB 1963, sponsored by Rep. Travis Fitzwater, allows riders over 26 years of age with proof of health insurance to opt-out of using helmets once the law goes into effect on Aug.…

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