We Are Committed
To Taking Cases
To Trial

We Are Committed
To Taking Cases
To Trial

We Move Cases
Quickly & Efficiently
With Optimal Results

We Move Cases
Quickly & Efficiently
With Optimal Results

Team Collaboration
With Multiple Attorneys
On Each Case

Team Collaboration
With Multiple Attorneys
On Each Case

Over 100 Years Of
Combined Experience
In Personal Injury Law

Over 100 Years Of
Combined Experience
In Personal Injury Law

Kansas & Missouri
Personal Injury Attorneys

Compassionate and Tireless Advocacy in Personal Injury

At Injury Law Associates, we treat our clients with compassion and work tirelessly to get the best results.

Personal injury law is one of our main areas of expertise. At Injury Law Associates, LLC, we aim to educate our clients about the claims process, personal injury laws in Kansas and Missouri, and how we can help before moving forward with any personal injury claim. It’s important to consult with one of our personal injury lawyers as soon as possible to determine which state’s laws apply to your accident or injury and to understand the time limits for filing a lawsuit.

Finding the Right Attorney

Personal injury cases can be complicated and lengthy, so finding a dedicated attorney is crucial. A good attorney should be responsive to your needs, keep you updated on your case’s progress, and communicate clearly to ensure you are comfortable with the legal process.

Importance of Attorney’s Location

Another thing to think about is where the attorney is located. While it’s not necessary to pick an attorney based in Kansas or Missouri, it can be helpful to have someone who knows the local court system and the judges handling your case. This familiarity can be especially valuable if your case goes to trial, as the attorney will better understand the trial procedures and local rules of evidence.

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Types of Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury can arise from a variety of accidents, such as car crashes, motorcycle incidents, slip and fall mishaps, and medical malpractice cases. Regardless of the specific accident type, personal injuries can lead to severe harm, substantial medical costs, and income loss.

Understanding the Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits in Kansas & Missouri typically spans two years from the date of the accident or injury. This means individuals have a two-year window to file a personal injury claim in court. However, exceptions to this timeframe may exist based on the case’s unique circumstances. It is advisable to promptly seek guidance from a personal injury lawyer to determine the precise statute of limitations applicable to your situation.

Seeking Compensation for Negligence

If you have sustained injuries due to someone else’s negligence, allow us to support you with your legal requirements. Accidents can occur to anyone, including the most cautious individuals. You hold the right to pursue compensation from the liable party, regardless of their intent to cause harm. Negligence can range from simple oversight to deliberate disregard for others’ safety. In either scenario, you may be eligible for compensation covering medical bills, property damage, pain and suffering, and lost wages.

Understanding the Different Types of Personal Injury Accidents

Personal injury accidents can happen in various ways and can lead to significant physical, emotional, and financial hardships. Understanding the different types of personal injury accidents is essential for recognizing when you may be entitled to compensation and for seeking appropriate legal assistance.

Car Accidents

Car accidents are among the most common causes of personal injury claims. These incidents can range from minor fender benders to severe collisions resulting in significant injuries or fatalities. Factors such as distracted driving, speeding, driving under the influence, and weather conditions often contribute to car accidents. Victims may suffer from injuries like whiplash, broken bones, head trauma, and internal injuries, leading to substantial medical expenses and loss of income.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents tend to result in more severe injuries due to the lack of protection for the rider compared to passengers in cars. Common causes include reckless driving, failure to see motorcyclists, and road hazards. Injuries can range from road rash and fractures to spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Motorcyclists often face long recovery periods and may experience lifelong consequences from their injuries.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, from private homes and public spaces to workplaces. These accidents often result from wet floors, uneven surfaces, poor lighting, or obstacles left in walkways. Elderly individuals are particularly vulnerable to severe injuries from falls, such as hip fractures and head injuries. Property owners are typically responsible for maintaining safe environments, and failure to do so can lead to premises liability claims.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare professionals fail to provide the standard of care expected, resulting in patient harm. This can include misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication mistakes, and failure to diagnose a condition promptly. Medical malpractice cases are complex and require thorough investigation to prove negligence. Victims may suffer from worsened medical conditions, additional medical costs, and emotional distress.

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accidents often occur due to collisions with motor vehicles, poor road conditions, or defective bicycle components. Cyclists are vulnerable on the road and can sustain serious injuries such as broken bones, head injuries, and spinal damage. Helmets and protective gear can reduce the risk of severe injury, but accidents can still have life-altering consequences. Compensation can be sought for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents usually happen when a vehicle strikes a person walking on the street or crossing the road. Distracted driving, failure to yield, and impaired driving are common causes. Pedestrians lack protection and are often left with severe injuries, including fractures, head trauma, and internal injuries. These accidents can lead to extensive medical treatment and significant financial burdens for the victim.

Client Reviews & Testimonials

“I had a great experience with accident law KC...”

“I had a great experience with accident law KC, after having a car accident in 2021 they took over and handled everything that had to do with my insurance and they did it very well. I got all the treatments for my back and leg injuries that I needed and was pleased with how well they took care of me. I would work with Accident law kc again.”

Paola L.
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“Rachel was so insightful...”

“Rachel was so insightful, telling me I needed to add uninsured motorist coverage years before the accidents which I did immediately. That extra coverage made all the difference in the world when I got hurt. But Rachel thought outside of the box by having the two insurance companies battle each other over who was at fault instead, putting the burden of proof on them. And they finally came to a resolution!”

Karen M.
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“Rachel helped to obtain justice for me.”

“I was riding my bicycle and hit by a car going at highway speeds and I sustained serious injuries. Rachel Smith treated me with respect, and it was obvious that she was invested in me. She made sure my physical injuries were addressed as well as my mental injuries. Rachel helped to obtain justice for me. I am forever grateful and would not hesitate to recommend her services.”

Melynda S.
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“Their words of common sense inspired me...”

“Rachel’s and her team’s untiring dedication gave me the peace I needed to be patient. Knowing they would do the right thing gave me the confidence to know I would be vindicated. Their words of common sense inspired me to be calm and make [the] right decisions.”

Natasha W.
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“She did a great job and I was pleased with her service”

“I liked [that Rachel] returned my phone calls and actually answered the phone. They dealt with my case quickly. I had been dealing with another attorney and when Rachel took over it was a total change. They always answered my questions. She did a great job and I was pleased with her service.”

Elizabeth O.
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“Rachel helped to obtain justice for me.”

“When I had questions everything as answered in a proper amount of time. They were just really nice. [I would tell them to] keep up the good work! They are always putting the client first. I like Rachel because I know she would get back with me, and what she is doing is for us.”

Louise J.
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Meet Our Attorneys

The team at Injury Law Associates are dedicated, strong advocates who treat our clients with compassion. We are responsive, kind and justice oriented.

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Case Results

We are not afraid to fight against the bully insurance companies and are committed to taking a case to trial to get the best result.

Premises liability with TBI
Settlement of a claim involving sexual assault of a minor
Settlement of a head on car crash with TBI

Our client was involved in a head-on car crash resulting in traumatic brain injury.

Settlement of a car crash with TBI

Defendant crossed the center line striking our client resulting in a TBI & other injuries. This case was contested for many years & settled a few weeks before trial.

Negligent hiring with TBI

A tree crashed onto the top of a car driven by our client, he experienced serious injuries including a brain bleed and TBI.

Car Wreck with Knee Injury

At fault driver failed to yield the right of way and caused our client to crash into her car, causing neck, back and knee injuries.

Car Wreck - TBI Policy Limits

Rear end car crash with minor property damage resulting in neck back strain and TBI.

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Practice Areas

Injury Law Associates is a comprehensive plaintiff’s law firm. We will fight for you across a broad range of Personal Injury practice areas. It's our dedicated focus - it's ALL we do.

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Commitment To Our Community

Giving Back

Throughout the years, the team at Injury Law Associates has partnered with generous individuals and businesses in Kansas & Missouri to make life better for children in our community. We have contributed thousands of dollars to promote anti-bullying, head injury, and women’s initiatives, particularly in underserved communities, and strives to give back to a community that has given so much to us!

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Kansas Injury Lawyers
Fighting bully insurance companies

Injury Law Associates is committed to offering outstanding legal services to injured victims in Kansas, Missouri, and the surrounding areas.

Our Attorneys Will Fight For You

At Injury Law Associates, LLC, we understand the complexities of negligence cases. Our team of experienced personal injury lawyers is here to guide you through the entire process, from investigating the incident and gathering evidence to securing expert opinions. We will strive to settle your claim, or take it to trial if necessary, to get you the justice you deserve.

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You Never Pay a Fee Until We Win Your Case

With decades of experience and a strong track record of success, our personal injury lawyers at Injury Law Associates focuses exclusively on injury cases and knows Missouri law inside and out. If you’ve been a victim of negligence, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. We’re here for you.

Don’t be misled by insurance companies’ false promises. They often prioritize closing your claim at the lowest possible cost, which can leave you struggling to cover future medical expenses, lost income, and other damages.

At Injury Law Associates, LLC, we understand the challenges you’re facing and are dedicated to fighting for your rights. Our experienced attorneys will work hard to secure the compensation you need to move forward. We’ll handle all communication with insurance companies and manage every aspect of your case. Plus, our initial consultations are always free, and we only get paid if we win your case.

Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas

When selecting a personal injury attorney in Kansas or Missouri, it’s essential to schedule a consultation to discuss your case and get to know the attorney. This meeting allows you to ask any questions and assess the attorney’s experience, qualifications, and approach to handling personal injury cases. It also helps you determine if you feel comfortable working with them.

Cost is another important factor to consider. Many personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, meaning they only get paid if they win your case and you receive a settlement or award. In this arrangement, the attorney typically takes a percentage of the settlement or award as their fee. It’s crucial to understand the terms of the contingency fee agreement and how the attorney calculates their fee. Some attorneys may also charge for expenses related to your case, such as court costs or expert witness fees.

A good attorney should be approachable and able to explain the legal process in a way you understand. They should also be available to answer your questions and address any concerns you may have.


If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, time is of the essence. It’s important to act quickly, as Missouri and many other states have strict deadlines for filing personal injury claims, known as Statute of Limitations. Additionally, as time passes, it becomes harder to gather evidence and locate witnesses who can provide valuable information for your case. At Injury Law Associates, LLC, we understand the complexities of personal injury and are here to guide you through the process and handle the legal heavy lifting for you, to give you the best chance for maximum compensation. Don’t hesitate to reach out for help.