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October 20, 2015
Piramal Glass USA Inc. in Park Hills, Missouri was hit with a hefty OSHA earlier this month for its failure to comply with federal safety regulations and prevent a worker from sustaining severe burn injuries. A MO glass manufacturer has been hit with a hefty fine for failing to prevent a fire... Read Full Post
October 15, 2015
Distracted drivers are involved in nearly 1 in every 4 traffic accidents that occur in the U.S. annually. While this clearly indicates that distracted driving is a prominent problem on American roads, it also reveals how many people may be unaware of the following facts about distracted driving –... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
October 10, 2015
Checkpoints are a common way that law enforcement officials try to deter and nab impaired drivers. Despite the fact that checkpoints have been in use for time, they have been a source of controversy in recent years, leading some to even call for them to no longer be used as part of DUI enforcement... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
October 05, 2015
For some Americans, going to work means risking their lives every day. Looking to pinpoint the most dangerous jobs to have in the U.S., researchers at Health Grove analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to develop a ranking (based on the calculated fatality rate per every 100,... Read Full Post
September 30, 2015
A St Louis personal injury lawyer discusses the announcement that Takeda’s $2.37 billion Actos settlement has been finalized. Marking the largest settlement in U.S. history for a drug that is still on the market, the $2.37 billion Actos settlement proposed at the end of April has recently been... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
September 23, 2015
If you have questions about Missouri workers compensation claims & benefits, we have answers in these FAQs. Or contact our St Louis workers compensation lawyer. The Missouri workers compensation system provides financial support to workers who have sustained a job-related injury and those who... Read Full Post
September 15, 2015
Well, you may not have a choice if Allstate is able to broadly use new technology for which it recently received a patent. Known as “traffic-based driving analysis,” this technology would allow the insurance provider to record various data about drivers, their actions and their driving environments... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
September 09, 2015
The defective Takata airbags that have, to date, killed 8 people and injured at least 100 still remain in the vast majority of affected vehicles in the U.S., reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In fact, according to regulators, who announced the Takata airbag recall... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
September 04, 2015
Labor Day weekend is upon us. That means a three-day weekend to enjoy the end of summer, BBQs and fun times with loved ones. A St Louis DUI lawyer warns motorists about the national DUI crackdown happening this weekend. Contact us for the strongest DUI defense. It also means, however, that a... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
August 31, 2015
Being stopped for suspicion of DUI by a law enforcement official can be stressful. However, knowing your rights, what will occur and what your options are during these stops can be pivotal to helping you make the right moves – and to start protecting yourself ASAP if you end up being arrested for a... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI