A severe truck accident that involved a semi
and two passenger vehicles has resulted in
the temporary closure of the St. Louis Poplar
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
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
Red light camera laws in Missouri
and Illinois still permit the use of
these devices; however, this may
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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