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Accidents in Topeka result in serious injuries and deaths each year
After a Topeka crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Topeka accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.
Resources to help accident victims and their families after a Topeka wreck
Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.
Kansas Department of Insurance - get information here about state laws regarding insurance coverage.
Major hospitals in Topeka include:
Many accident victims would like a free copy of the traffic collision report which may give the following information:
- the date, time of day, and street location of the collision;
- the weather conditions at the time of the crash;
- the names and addresses of all drivers;
- the insurance company of each driver;
- a diagram detailing the crash scene;
- the name and badge number of the law enforcement officers who responded to the accident.
If you were injured in a crash with an at-fault driver, you can request a free copy of the Kansas traffic collision report here.
How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Topeka accident?
Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal accident occurs, a personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Topeka injury lawyer helps accident victims.