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

March 18, 2016
Driving & Roadway Travel Expected to Change Dramatically Over the Coming Decades, Study Reveals Over the coming decades, how we get around on the roads – and how many miles are being driven on U.S. roads – will dramatically change, according to the latest predictions from KPMG1. “I’m not sure... Read Full Post
March 08, 2016
Bringing attention to the incidence and impacts of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), National Brain Injury Awareness Month spans the month of March. While various organizations are sponsoring public education campaigns to destigmatize TBIs and inform TBI survivors of their support options in the... Read Full Post
February 29, 2016
A Look at the High Costs of Deadly Car Accidents in Missouri & Illinois The costs of even just one fatal car accident can be indelible to the family who has lost a loved one in that crash. While it may be easy to put a price on the medical bills or funeral costs, the permanent loss of... Read Full Post
February 24, 2016
Are Driving Safety Apps Making Motorists Safer? Technology and software are positioned to potentially play a prominent role in the way your driving experience will be in the future. While technology may affect the way vehicles handle, it may even be changing motorists’ driving experience – helping... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
February 18, 2016
When Kids Get Hurt at School Every year in the U.S., dangerous products cause at least 60,000 injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while some of these products may come in the form of medical devices or home appliances, some are everyday items that are commonly... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
February 12, 2016
Chicago Nursing Home Accused of Abuse against Resident, Facing Lawsuit Alden-Princeton Rehabilitation and Health Care, a monolithic building in downtown Chicago purported to be a 5-star nursing home care facility, has recently been slapped with a lawsuit, alleging that negligent care caused the... Read Full Post
February 06, 2016
OSHA Hits Chicago Roofing Contractor with $115,000 in Fines for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards A Chicago area builder was recently issued three citations, including one willful and one serious safety citation, for reportedly exposing workers to falling hazards, according to authorities at the... Read Full Post
January 31, 2016
Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Thousands of DUI Cases Hundreds of people charged with DUIs between December 2012 and January 2014 may be eligible to get their cases thrown out and their driving privileges reinstated due to a recent Missouri Supreme Court decision. The decision involved... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
January 20, 2016
Justice via Mass Tort Cases Last year in Ohio, nearly 3,500 people claimed they became ill after drinking water that was contaminated with C8, a chemical made at a DuPont Co. plant, that was dumped into the Ohio River. So far, nearly $2 million has been awarded to the plaintiffs who participated in... Read Full Post
Category: Mass Tort
January 06, 2016
Adjusting a vehicle’s mirrors before driving and driving defensively are two ways to reduce your risk of getting into blind spot motor vehicle accidents. Picking up from Blind Spot Motor Vehicle Accidents (Part 1), the following provides some more information regarding traffic accidents that occur... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident