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As former insurance defense counsel, attorney Michael Townsend knows how to navigate any obstacles that may arise in your case. You can rely on us for knowledgeable guidance each step of the way.

Peddicord & Townsend LLC
Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys

Victims of personal injury deserve to have an attorney who is committed to helping them recover the damages they are entitled to. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC law firm, our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to advocating for our clients’ rights and helping them get the compensation they need after suffering an injury. Personal injuries can occur under a variety of circumstances, but one thing they all have in common is how life-altering they can be. One slip and fall could leave a victim permanently disabled and in chronic pain, through no fault of their own. Our law firm handles injury cases of various types, putting the experience of our personal injury lawyer to work for our clients. If you or a loved one suffered an injury because of someone else’s negligence and want to discuss your legal options with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Kansas City, contact Peddicord & Townsend LLC for a free consultation.

Distinguished Personal Injury Lawyers

The attorneys at Peddicord & Townsend LLC have a combined four decades of personal injury litigation experience, and have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being in the top 5th percentile of all attorneys in the region. Our personal injury lawyers fight for our clients to get the best outcomes possible for their personal injury cases.

Members of the Firm Include:

Eryn Peddicord, Who is a member of both the Missouri Bar and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and has been given distinctive recognition by Super Lawyers as being among the Rising Stars of attorneys in the area.

Mike Townsend graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law where he was on the staff of the Urban Lawyer Legal Journal, a member of the school’s trial-advocacy team, and a recipient of the Thomas E. Deacy Trial Lawyer Award. Mike has been recognized by Kansas and Missouri Superlawyers each year for the past 5 years.

Negligence & Liability in Personal Injury Cases

Negligent parties can be held liable in court for the damages to persons or property that resulted from their wrongdoing. When a person or company is determined to be liable for damages, they are legally responsible for those damages and can be compelled to pay compensation to victims for their injuries. A person is typically considered liable when their acts of negligence —abuse, malpractice, neglect, code violation, etc. —has resulted in injuries or property damage, pain and suffering, medical expenses and more. If you were hurt because of negligence, you have the option to sue the liable party for your medical expenses as well as pain and suffering.

Helping Clients Get Justice After An Injury

The members of our firm practice law because they believe in helping injury victims get justice. When people become hurt because of another party’s negligent actions (or lack of action), the injured parties have the right to pursue the recovery of damages through personal injury claims. Damages are assessed by the courts and given a monetary value based on a variety of factors and circumstances related to the injury, including emotional distress caused by the injury, pain and suffering endured by the victim, costs of medical and rehabilitative care and medical expenses, insurance claims, and lost wages resulting from being too hurt to work. Helping our clients get the maximum compensation for their personal injury claims, medical expenses, insurance claims and more, is part of why our lawyers are in this industry.

Results-Driven Legal Practice

When choosing among personal injury lawyers in Kansas City, you want to opt for an attorney who is driven by getting tangible results for their clients. The attorneys at Peddicord & Townsend LLC are committed to getting the maximum compensation possible for their clients because they believe that victims are entitled to being made whole after suffering through the devastation of serious injury. Our attorneys have a unique advantage over other firms in the area, as one of our members practiced under an insurance defense firm before joining the practice, offering specialized insight into how to effectively handle insurance bad faith litigation matters. Injury victims deserve legal representation in their personal injury cases and our Personal Injury Attorneys can offer experienced representation.

We Take On The Toughest Cases

Our law firm’s experienced lawyers welcome a challenge. We take pride in being able to get results, even with the toughest cases. If your case was rejected by another firm in the area, contact us for a consultation and legal advice. We have experience in litigating unusual and difficult cases and getting settlements for clients who were convinced they had no legal recourse in their injury case. Victims deserve to have their voices be heard, and our attorneys are here to ensure that the courts will listen. If you’ve had a serious injury and need legal representation in a tough case, you can count on us to assist you with filing a claim for your injury case.

So Many Things Can Go Wrong

We all know crashes are a possibility, but we want to bring you the actual statistics from the latest reporting year in Missouri:

  • 153,422 total crashes
  • 923 crash fatalities
  • 57,270 crash injuries

Looking at those numbers gives us a sobering perspective and helps us realize the reality. While many auto accident injuries are minor, we need to point out that even minor injuries can lead to major medical bills.

Car Accident Causes

In many cases, the negligence of another driver causes a crash.

  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were responsible for 122 traffic crash fatalities and 2,607 injuries in the latest reporting year.
  • Those distracted by their phones, other devices, texting, or other people while driving are much more likely to cause a crash.
  • Speeding, reckless driving and drunk driving is a choice and causes the most crash injuries.

There are also times when vehicle crashes are caused by poor vehicle maintenance. This is still negligence on the part of the vehicle owner. If the vehicle in question is a commercial vehicle, then the company or agency who owns the vehicle needs to be held accountable as well.


In The Aftermath Of A Crash

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash that was caused by another person’s negligent or careless behavior, please seek legal assistance immediately. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we are going to be by your side, working to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve. This can include:

  • Compensation for your medical bills
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Possible punitive damages against anyone responsible

We have experience helping clients who are accident victims, sustained a brain injury, serious injury or wrongful death. Car accident victims often have a long road ahead of them through their insurance claims, working through property damage, and concentrating on recovering from their serious injuries instead of fighting with insurance companies on their insurance claims.

If you need a Kansas City car accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 816-408-6541. Our legal team will help you get fair compensation for your car accident claim. Whether there is insured or uninsured motorists that are involved in the automobile accident, the damages and pain that come from negligent drivers remains.

If you need a Kansas City car accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 816-842-3200.

Eryn M. Peddicord Founder & Attorney

Eryn Peddicord has spent her entire legal career representing plaintiffs against insurance companies, corporations, and other wrong-doers.

Michael D. Townsend Partner

Michael “Mike” Townsend devotes his practice to representing injured parties as well as persons who have been wrongfully denied insurance coverage.