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May 31, 2015
The recall for defective Takata airbags has recently been expanded to an additional 17 million vehicles in the U.S., bringing the total number of affected vehicles to 34 million. This expansion stemmed from a recent Consent Order the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued to... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
May 25, 2015
Through the end of May, Missouri law enforcement officials will be enforcing the national Click It or Ticket campaign, citing motorists who fail to wear their seatbelts. As the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) press release for this campaign has noted, “even with all the advancements... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
May 20, 2015
A report recently issued by the AFL-CIO has found that, every day, about 150 people in the U.S. die as a result of work-related accidents or occupational illnesses. This report, entitled Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, notes that, until the U.S. “renews the commitment to protect workers from... Read Full Post
May 15, 2015
Car accidents kill more than 40,000 people each year in the U.S., and they are the leading cause of death among people who are 1 to 34 years old. While this may be frightening, knowing just when the risks of car accidents are the greatest can help you better plan your travels to minimize your risks... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
May 10, 2015
Share the Road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding motorists this month for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. A St Louis car accident lawyer points out some NHTSA safety tips for drivers and riders for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Contact us if you’ve... Read Full Post
May 05, 2015
Picking from where 6 Factors That Can Affect the Value of a Personal Injury Lawsuit (Pt. 1) left off, here, we will resume this discussion, revealing some more of the things that can impact people’s financial recovery from these cases. Other Things Affecting the Value of Personal Injury Lawsuits 4... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
May 05, 2015
More than 3,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard have reportedly been resolved with a $200 million settlement, according to sources close to the deal who spoke to Bloomberg. A $200 million settlement will reportedly resolve at least 3,000 vaginal mesh cases pending against Bard, a St... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
April 30, 2015
After another’s negligence or recklessness hurts you, picking up the pieces and focusing on your recovery will be essential. While doctors can help you with your physical and mental recovery, an experienced attorney – like a trusted St Louis personal injury lawyer at Brown & Brown Attorneys at... Read Full Post
April 25, 2015
This past Monday, a fiery and fatal RV crash on I-64 claimed the lives of a married couple. According to investigators, the wreck was caused by a tire on the RV blowing out, which caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The RV then reportedly crashed into another vehicle and slammed into... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
April 20, 2015
Concluding our blog series 6 Myths about Rollover Accidents Debunked, here, a few more myths about rollovers will be dispelled. More Rollover Myths You Shouldn’t Believe Myth 5 – There’s nothing drivers can do to reduce their risk of rollover accidents. The most costly myth about rollovers is that... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident