Car Accident

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

Summertime offers longer days, warmer weather, and gatherings with friends, all of which contribute to increased instances of drunk driving from June through August. While the days with the highest number of drunk driving accidents are New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4 th ,...
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, 2,200 of the motor vehicle accidents that occurred in our state in 2021 were related to cellphone use alone. Of course, handheld cellphone use in Missouri has been banned for nearly 10 years , but even primary enforcement has not managed to...
Several studies have documented the dangers of cellphone use while driving. In many states, including Illinois and Missouri, the use of a hand-held device while driving is against the law. Voice-activated electronics, also known as “hands-free” devices, are becoming increasingly popular in motor...
March 7 – 13 is Vehicle Safety Recall Week, a great time to visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website to see if your vehicle has been included in a recall. Recall notices do not always reach the intended recipient and, without a notice, you may find out about a defect only...
Here’s a sobering statistic: 35% of all fatal car accidents are caused by drunk drivers. Here’s another: the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day sees the highest number of fatal drunk driving accidents. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by a drunk driver, these statistics...
Nearly 50 million people will be traveling 50+ miles from home this Fourth of July Weekend. That’s the second-highest number since AAA began collecting data on holiday travel and a clear indication that Americans are ready to get back to normal. However, this type of increase in road traffic is not...
Distracted drivers cause an average of 700 motor vehicle accidents every single day. Many of these are minor annoyances. Some of these result in serious injury. A handful result in death. All are completely avoidable. When you or someone you love is injured by a distracted driver, you have every...
If you want to reduce your risks of causing or being involved in an accident this winter, there are some very simple steps you can take – and they all start with paying attention. Distraction is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. Sometimes a secondary factor to things like...
Driving during the winter months is a bit different than driving when weather is warm, streets are dry, and visibility is limitless. Taking time to make sure your vehicle is prepared for your winter trip can help ensure you arrive at your destination safely – and prepare you for any unforeseen...
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