Personal Injury

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

A severe truck accident that involved a semi and two passenger vehicles has resulted in the temporary closure of the St. Louis Poplar Bridge. A severe truck accident that involved a semi and two passenger vehicles has resulted in the temporary closure of the St. Louis Poplar Bridge, as officials...
Red light camera laws in Missouri and Illinois still permit the use of these devices; however, this may soon change. Red light cameras are common features at busy intersections throughout St. Louis, as well as throughout the states of Missouri and Illinois. While these cameras are purported by law...
According to Illinois laws, punitive damages can only be awarded if compensatory damages have been awarded in a personal injury lawsuit. Concluding the three-part blog Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits ¸ here, we will discuss the specific legal limitations associated with punitive...
In Missouri, the imposed maximum for punitive damages in personal injury lawsuits does not apply if the state of Missouri is the plaintiff in the case. Continuing from Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits (Part 1) , the following provides some addition information regarding punitive or...
Punitive damages, or exemplary damages, are awarded to punish defendants for their negligence; the maximum amounts of these damages is set by state law. When juries or judges rule in favor of the plaintiff in personal injury lawsuits , they can order the defendants who were found to be negligent in...
Driver inexperience, impairment and distraction can also significantly increase the risk of serious intersection car accidents. Continuing from Intersection Car Accidents (Part 1) , the following provides some more information regarding the causes and effects of intersection car accidents. While...
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