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Wade A Phillips of Lewis, Kansas was involved in a crash on Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 10:34 pm in Reno County, Kansas. Phillips is a 46-year-old man.
In the crash, Phillips was driving a 2018 Toyota Rav4. The crash happened here: U50 Mile marker 235 or .10 of a mile east of Whiteside Road eastbound lanes of U50. The police described the crash like this:
Vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound in the right hand lane of U50. The pedestrian ran across the highway in front of vehicle 1 and was struck in the middle of the roadway.
The police said that Phillips had no apparent injury. Phillips may have gone to the hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2018 Toyota Rav4 with Kansas license plate number 441EZS was not stated. It may not have been insured. So a lawyer should conduct a full insurance investigation..
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Kansas State Highway Patrol Trooper with badge number K461 wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned case number 2019-008892 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."
Phillips may have an insurance claim against Liberty Mutual 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 Phillips 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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