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

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November 06, 2013
The family of the truck driver who died in a fatal truck accident may have a wrongful death claim if negligence is found to have played a role in causing the accident. A fatal truck accident that occurred on Highway 61 in Pike County just before 6 pm on Tuesday November 5 has claimed the life of... Read Full Post
October 29, 2013
When delivery truck drivers are responsible for causing truck accidents, accident victims will likely be entitled to compensation for injuries and losses. Like large semis and some tractor trailers, delivery trucks are regularly on the roads, and when they are involved in traffic accidents, they... Read Full Post
Category: Trucking Accident
October 27, 2013
When medical professionals are not properly trained, are exhausted or abuse drugs, they are more likely to make surgery mistakes that can seriously injure patients. Surgery is often a viable option to help treat a number of different conditions, and when patients need to undergo surgery, they want... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
October 25, 2013
When vehicle equipment failure causes a car accident, injured parties may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses from the equipment manufacturer. Although the majority of car accidents are caused by some type of driver error, in some cases, traffic accidents are the result of a... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
October 24, 2013
Choosing a lump sum payment for a personal injury settlement is a better option if tax issues may become a concern or if inflation could devalue a structured settlement in the future. In the aftermath of a personal injury lawsuit, it may be difficult for plaintiffs to choose between whether to opt... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
October 21, 2013
A structured annuity payment for a personal injury settlement can be a better choice if an individual is concerned about spending the settlement money too quickly. When a personal injury lawsuit is settled in favor of a plaintiff, the plaintiff will typically have a choice between whether to take a... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
October 20, 2013
The NFL settled in a major class action brain injury lawsuit with thousands of retired football players, agreeing to pay the plaintiffs $765 million over brain injuries claims. Recently, the National Football League (NFL) settled in a major class action brain injury lawsuit with thousands of... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
October 19, 2013
Although DUI and drug charges are serious, they can be easier than alcohol-related DUIs for skilled DUI defense lawyers to fight in court. Facing DUI charges can be incredibly stressful, particularly when considering the possibility that a conviction can result in a number of serious and some long-... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI
October 10, 2013
Illinois teen driving laws include a graduated driver’s license program that requires teen drivers to get a learner’s permit and a restricted license before they can obtain a full driver’s license. In Illinois, as in many states, first-time teenage drivers have to complete a graduated driver’s... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
October 08, 2013
Missouri teen driving restrictions include a Graduated Driver’s License law that requires first-time teen drivers to obtain a permit and intermediate license before getting a full driver’s license. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 years old,... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
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