Car Accident

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

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...
While the cold weather of winter can impact your vehicle’s performance , it can also affect your ability control your car. And knowing how to adjust your driving habits to adapt to these changes – and mitigate the risks that can come with them – can be essential to safe winter (and holiday)...
Deadly traffic accidents are often the result of preventable driver negligence. In many cases, in fact, the driver negligence that contributes to fatal auto collisions involves breaking traffic laws and, more specifically, speeding. To shed some light on the impacts that speeding has on roadway...
Damages in a car accident lawsuit may include: Medical expenses Lost wages Property damage Forced lifestyle changes Physical and emotional pain and suffering Depending on the nature of your accident and the extent of your injury, these damages may be sought in a number of ways. Your Own Insurance...
In 2018, the latest year for which full statistics are available, there were 857 bicyclists killed in traffic accidents. That same year, 6,283 pedestrians were killed by motor vehicles. Countless others, both cyclists and pedestrians, suffered serious, debilitating, and lasting injuries in crashes...
Anger is both an emotional and physiological response. When angry, adrenal glands flood the body with stress hormones placing it into Fight or Flight mode. Heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration increase as the body and mind prepare for violence, and this violence, when informed by anger, can...
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