Resources

ASK BRAD your legal questions!

Brad Pistotnik has authored numerous articles on the law in the area of tractor-trailer accidents and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (FMCSR) of the Department of Transportation.

The Brad Pistotnik Law Firm has provided the following legal resources.

What is a personal injury civil case? A personal injury case is a lawsuit which compensates the damages of a victim. One of the most common types comes from accidents involving motor vehicles. These legal disputes can be settled "informally" before a lawsuit is filed, though this is not always the…
Read More
Getting maximum compensation requires a competent attorney with exceptional experience in dealing with auto wrecks and personal injury cases. Brad Pistotnik cannot be compared with other law firms in Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. We work all over the State of Kansas including…
Read More
Have you been involved in an accident with your bicycle at an intersection? The few intersections on cyclist travel routes present the highest risk of getting hit by a car or getting involved in a  accident. Statistics on bicycle and motor vehicle collisions indicate that only 11% of the accidents…
Read More
These factors make riding a  motorcycle riskier than driving a car. They also make motorcycle wrecks more likely to cause death or serious injuries. It is estimated that close to 4,000 motorcyclists are killed every year on U.S highways and another 80,000 sustain injuries in motorcycle wrecks.
Read More
Who is most likely to be at fault when it comes to fleet vehicle wrecks? As it turns out, it's not only young people getting into these kinds of accidents. Drivers 18 to 25 years of age are statistically less likely to wreck than those between the ages of 26 and 35, according to AutomotiveFleet.com.…
Read More
What can you do when you've been injured in a truck wreck? Truck accidents  cause much more damage and leave more serious injuries than accidents between personal-use vehicles. A fully loaded commercial truck, such as a dump truck or a big truck, can weigh at least 25 times more than a personal car.…
Read More
Why are Tractor Trailer Wrecks so serious? Large semi-tractor trailers driving on our roadways is simply a fact of life on almost every American highway. Drivers of smaller vehicles – most notably passenger cars – instinctively try to avoid these behemoths because they seem so threatening even if…
Read More
Bicycle and motor vehicle collisions are often a one-sided event where the bicyclist is hurt while the driver of the motor vehicle merely experiences a small amount of damage to their car. Though the physical damage is often one-sided against the bicyclist, the driver of the car generally bears the…
Read More
According to the National Safety Council, approximately “40,000 people died in in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 marking a 6% increase over 2015 and a 14% increase over 2014.” This is the largest 2-year increase in 53 years. Automobile, van, truck and motorcycle collisions are all showing…
Read More
How can a car accident law firm help me with my case? U.S. car accidents carry an annual cost of about $1 trillion in the loss of both work and life. A non-catastrophic injury creates damages of about 10 lost work days, bodily injury care, pain, and suffering. Vehicle damage alone costs an average…
Read More