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

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Killing nearly 4,000 people yearly and injuring an additional 400,000 distracted driving has become an increasingly problematic issue in the United States. Oftentimes, distraction is thought of as using electronics, like a phone, to read, type, or text. However, this type of distracted driving...
We often label them as Sunday drivers for their slow speeds on our roadways, but there’s a more sinister reason to keep an eye out for older drivers – it seems they have higher rates of fatalities (based on miles driven) than any other age group, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway...
The amount of time it takes to settle a car accident claim depends on several factors unique to the case. For exampla: How serious is the injury? How many people are involved? How long-term are the expected consequences? When you are injured in an accident, it is best to speak with an experienced...
When you receive an insurance settlement for a car accident , it may seem sufficient. For the time, it may cover all related expenses. It may even give the impression of providing long-term compensation - at least long enough for you to recover. Sadly, most insurance settlements fall short of fair...
AAA projects 54.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate this upcoming Thanksgiving, marking a 4.8% increase over last year. Of the total number, 48.5 million people are expected to travel by car to their destination, placing 2.5 million more vehicles on the road than last year’...
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...
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...
Thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands of people drink coffee while driving in the St. Louis area. While this may seem like a rather mundane thing, consider this: eating and drinking are types of distraction and all types of distraction are dangerous while driving. All types of distraction...
When you live in a big city you oftentimes have the advantage of seeing the trends in the news of what the biggest problems are in any given city. Well, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has taken a similar approach and did a recent study on what the top five types of injuries...
For most of us, driving our cars down Main Street, the Pacific Coast Highway and the interconnected highways and freeways throughout our great country surely stands out as basic aspect of Americana. However, get ready because those glorious days of feeling empowered by driving yourself down the...
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