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March 06, 2014
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... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
March 05, 2014
At least 4 DWI arrests were made by St. Louis law enforcement officials during and after the various Mardi Gras festivities going on throughout the city. At least 4 DWI arrests were made by St. Louis law enforcement officials during and after the various Mardi Gras festivities that were going on... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
March 02, 2014
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... Read Full Post
February 23, 2014
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 damages... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
February 19, 2014
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... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
February 16, 2014
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... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
February 15, 2014
Drivers should know that evaluating field sobriety testing can be subjective and that a DUI defense lawyer can make all of the difference in the outcome of their case. Picking up from DUI Defense: Facts about Field Sobriety Testing (Part 1)¸ the following presents a few more important facts that... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
February 14, 2014
Here are some important facts about field sobriety testing; being familiar with these facts can be essential to helping you protect your rights if you’re ever stopped for DUI. Field sobriety testing is typically a tool that law enforcement officials use when trying to assess whether drivers are... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
February 12, 2014
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 the... Read Full Post
February 10, 2014
More than 35 percent of all motor vehicle accidents are intersection car accidents, and more than 96 percent of these collisions are caused by some type of human error. More than 35 percent of all motor vehicle accidents occur at intersections, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
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