In the state of Missouri, a dog owner is responsible for injuries resulting from a bite providing the victim:
Was on public property or lawfully on private land
Did not provoke the dog
Of course, it must also be established that the injury was the result of a dog bite and not preexisting.
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In this short video, St. Louis criminal defense attorney Ed Brown discusses why it is important to have a lawyer present when talking to law enforcement. If you have been arrested or are currently facing charges for a criminal act, the law is not on working on your behalf, but a defense attorney... Read Full Post
Think you just need the bare minimum insurance coverage on your car? Think again. Although the State of Illinois doesn’t require you to carry additional coverage beyond minimum liability insurance, there are several good reasons why you should. Attorneys who handle auto accident cases every day... Read Full Post
Insurance settlements can be practical. In some cases, these payments may cover a bulk of the medical expenses related to an injury. They typically will also provide some compensation for property damage and other considerations. This may be acceptable for some people. However, those who have been... Read Full Post
The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home can be one of the toughest things you ever have to do. When you place a loved one in someone else’s care, you are taking a leap of faith, trusting that the nurses, physicians, and other caregivers will do their job and treat your relative as one of... Read Full Post
Thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands of people drink coffee while driving in the St. Louis area. While this may seem like a rather mundane thing, consider this: eating and drinking are types of distraction and all types of distraction are dangerous while driving. All types of distraction... Read Full Post
When you sustain a brain injury, you may be entitled to compensation that exceeds the offerings from insurance companies. When an injury resulted from someone else’s negligence, victims may be able to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and personal pain and suffering, but actually... Read Full Post
Teenagers are mere mortals just like the rest of us. They don’t get a free pass when it comes to breaking the laws our State and Federal governments have put in place for us either. Taking a drink in the teen years can be seen as a passage of right, and a lot times those experiences don’t get... Read Full Post
When you live in a big city you oftentimes have the advantage of seeing the trends in the news of what the biggest problems are in any given city. Well, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has taken a similar approach and did a recent study on what the top five types of injuries... Read Full Post
Would you download a breathalyzer app on your smartphone, if it was free and could help prevent you from getting arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI)? Chances are it ranks right up there on your “To Do List” about as high as wanting to hear fingernails on a chalkboard, getting... Read Full Post
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