When Kids Get Hurt at School
Every year in the U.S., dangerous products cause at least 60,000 injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while some of these products may come in the form of medical devices or home appliances, some are everyday items that are commonly... Read Full Post
Chicago Nursing Home
Accused of Abuse against
Resident, Facing Lawsuit
Alden-Princeton Rehabilitation and Health Care, a monolithic building in downtown Chicago purported to be a 5-star nursing home care facility, has recently been slapped with a lawsuit, alleging that negligent care caused the... Read Full Post
OSHA Hits Chicago Roofing Contractor with $115,000 in
Fines for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards
A Chicago area builder was recently issued three citations, including one willful and one serious safety citation, for reportedly exposing workers to falling hazards, according to authorities at the... Read Full Post
Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect
Thousands of DUI Cases
Hundreds of people charged with DUIs between December 2012 and January 2014 may be eligible to get their cases thrown out and their driving privileges reinstated due to a recent Missouri Supreme Court decision.
The decision involved... Read Full Post
Justice via Mass Tort Cases
Last year in Ohio, nearly 3,500 people claimed they became ill after drinking water that was contaminated with C8, a chemical made at a DuPont Co. plant, that was dumped into the Ohio River. So far, nearly $2 million has been awarded to the plaintiffs who participated in... Read Full Post
Adjusting a vehicle’s mirrors before driving
and driving defensively are two ways to reduce
your risk of getting into blind spot
motor vehicle accidents.
Picking up from Blind Spot Motor Vehicle Accidents (Part 1), the following provides some more information regarding traffic accidents that occur... Read Full Post
2015 Ends with 11% Increase in Traffic Death
Rate in Missouri
After a few years of steadily declining traffic fatalities in Missouri, last year, there was a dramatic jump in the death rate, as officials report that 853 people were killed in fatal crashes in Missouri in 2015. This reportedly marks... Read Full Post
Tips for Avoiding a DUI Arrest
New Year’s Eve is one of the most festive holidays of the year. As partygoers across the nation get ready to count down the last seconds of 2015, however, law enforcement officials are preparing to target and arrest impaired drivers as part of the national NYE Drive... Read Full Post
12 Holiday Safety Tips for the 12
Days of Christmas
The holiday season is upon us. For many people, this means planning for holiday celebrations, buying gifts and decorating for the season.
When it comes to holiday decorations at home, however, being aware of some of the risks that can arise can... Read Full Post
A St Louis personal injury lawyer discusses
whether self-driving cars may be safer than
As Google and others continue to develop self-driving vehicles, the safety of these vehicles has been a growing concern among some parties, with the central issue being whether self-... Read Full Post
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