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

August 20, 2015
When it comes time to make a claim against an insurance policy, you may be shocked to find out that your insurance company is not really your advocate. In fact, the insurer who promised to act “like a good neighbor” or put you in “good hands” when selling you a policy can become difficult to deal... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
August 15, 2015
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... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
August 10, 2015
Our St Louis car accident lawyer discusses the first injury accident involving a Google driverless vehicle. Contact us if you’ve been hurt in a traffic accident. Last month, a Google self-driving car was involved in the first injury-related accident associated with a driverless vehicle, reportedly... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
July 15, 2015
Nursing homes can provide our elderly loved ones with the extra care they may need day to day. Tragically, however, these facilities are not always safe, as they can expose the elderly to physical, verbal, sexual and/or emotional abuse. If you have a loved one living in a nursing home,... Read Full Post
Category: Nursing Home Abuse
July 10, 2015
An experienced St Louis workers compensation lawyer takes a look at OSHA’s recent action against an Illinois auto parts maker. Contact us if you’ve been hurt on the job. An Illinois auto parts maker is facing up to $89,000 in penalties after officials at the Occupational Safety & Health... Read Full Post
July 05, 2015
If you drive, the chances are that you’ve been in an auto collision, someone you know has been in a car accident or you’ve witnessed a wreck on the road. Given how prevalent auto accidents are, it’s common for people to share their stories and, possibly, spread some misconceptions about what occurs... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
June 22, 2015
Two trucking companies were shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) earlier this month due to their “numerous widespread violations of critical safety regulations,” according to the FMCSA announcement regarding these closures. The companies that were the targets of... Read Full Post
Category: Trucking Accident
June 15, 2015
As we’ve noted in a previous blog, summertime is the season during which the most traffic accidents tend to occur. So, if you will be on the roads this summer, here are some essential driving safety tips to keep in mind. Applying these tips when you drive can help you minimize your risk of a summer... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
June 10, 2015
Large buses and heavy trucks operating in the U.S. will soon be required to contain electronic stability control (ESC) systems to reduce the risk of rollover collisions and foster safer roadway traveling, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have recently... Read Full Post
Category: Trucking Accident
June 05, 2015
Producer Marion “Suge” Knight and Universal Studios have been named as defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in an L.A. court two days ago. According to the complaint, the case stems from a fatal car accident that occurred at the end of January 2015, and rappers Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident