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Everlee Speakmen of Munden, Kansas was involved in a crash on Thursday, June 6th 2019 at 9:34 am in Republic County, Kansas. Speakmen is a 1-year-old girl.
In the crash, Speakmen was riding in a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado. The crash happened here: U36 239.1 Eastbound or U36 & U81 JCT The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 was merging onto U36 eastbound from U81. Vehicle 2 was eastbound on U36. Vehicle 1 and Vehicle 2 collided.
The police said that Speakmen had no apparent injury. Speakmen may have gone to the hospital.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas State Highway Patrol Trooper with badge number K400 wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned case number 2019-008414 to this crash. The KSHP charges $5.00 for each copy of the report plus additional fees of $2.00 for each witness statement. But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. In order to get the report through the KSHP website, you must create a Kansas.gov account and give them your credit card. You must agree to be subject to Kansas Statute 45-230: Unlawful Use of Names Derived from Public Records. This statute imposes on those subject to it "a civil penalty in an action brought by the attorney general or county or district attorney" of up to "$500 for each violation."
Speakmen may have an insurance claim against State Farm Mutual, National Farmers Union or another insurance company. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance companies. In most cases, injured people can recover money for their medical bills, lost wages, and for their pain and suffering—even if a family member was driving. In Kansas, Personal Injury Protection (PIP or No-fault) pays for medical expenses, rehabilitation, funeral expenses, lost wages, and in-home assistance for the driver and the passengers injured in a crash. It does not matter who is at fault. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will increase the amount of money Speakmen recovers for injuries. For more information watch How Insurance Companies Take Advantage of the Little Guy.
Did the crash involve someone with no insurance? Was this a hit and run crash? Call 877-925-1969 to find out if you can still make a claim under the Kansas Automobile Assigned Risk Plan.
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