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Injury and Accident Attorneys Serving St. Louis, Nearby Missouri, Fairview Heights, and Nearby Illinois

November 08, 2018
St. Louis personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney, Dan Brown, founded Brown & Brown with his brother, Ed, in 1993. Since that time, Dan has focused his practice on helping people injured in accidents get fair and full compensation. A Missouri native, Attorney Brown holds a sincere... Read Full Post
October 18, 2018
If you’ve been arrested for possession of a controlled substance - whether it’s a minor offense for marijuana or a large offense for cocaine or heroin - you need a drug possession defense attorney on your side right away. Ed Brown and our criminal defense team have decades of experience helping... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
October 11, 2018
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 37,133 fatal auto accidents in 2017, a 1.8% decrease over 2016. The largest drop in fatal accidents was seen in bicyclists, a group who saw an 8.1% reduction in deadly accidents last year. The drivers and passengers of... Read Full Post
October 02, 2018
In this short video, St. Louis traffic ticket defense attorney Ed Brown discusses different types of cases we handle. Most traffic offenses can be dealt with for $50-$100 in fees, which can be significantly less than the costs associated with a ticket, particularly in the long run. If you live in... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
September 21, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as of 2014 there were approximately 15,600 nursing homes in the United States. At that time, about 79.8% of these nursing homes were owned by private individuals and corporations, and they served as many as 1.4 million residents at... Read Full Post
Category: Nursing Home Abuse
September 17, 2018
In the short video below, St. Louis workers’ compensation lawyer Dan Brown discusses why you shouldn’t fear getting in trouble if you have been injured on the job. Remember, retaliation against employees for taking advantage of workers’ compensation is illegal. If you have been mistreated, if your... Read Full Post
September 11, 2018
In the state of Missouri, a dog owner is responsible for injuries resulting from a bite providing the victim: Was on public property or lawfully on private land Did not provoke the dog Of course, it must also be established that the injury was the result of a dog bite and not preexisting. Missouri... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
September 05, 2018
In this short video, St. Louis criminal defense attorney Ed Brown discusses why it is important to have a lawyer present when talking to law enforcement. If you have been arrested or are currently facing charges for a criminal act, the law is not on working on your behalf, but a defense attorney... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
August 29, 2018
Think you just need the bare minimum insurance coverage on your car? Think again. Although the State of Illinois doesn’t require you to carry additional coverage beyond minimum liability insurance, there are several good reasons why you should. Attorneys who handle auto accident cases every day... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
August 23, 2018
Insurance settlements can be practical. In some cases, these payments may cover a bulk of the medical expenses related to an injury. They typically will also provide some compensation for property damage and other considerations. This may be acceptable for some people. However, those who have been... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury