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February 06, 2016
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
January 31, 2016
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
Category: Traffic and DUI
January 20, 2016
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
Category: Mass Tort
January 06, 2016
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
Category: Car Accident
January 05, 2016
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
Category: Car Accident
December 31, 2015
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
Category: Traffic and DUI
December 20, 2015
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
Category: Personal Injury
December 15, 2015
A St Louis personal injury lawyer discusses whether self-driving cars may be safer than conventional vehicles. 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
Category: Car Accident
December 10, 2015
While the cold weather of winter can impact your vehicle’s performance, it can also affect your ability control your car. And knowing how to adjust your driving habits to adapt to these changes – and mitigate the risks that can come with them – can be essential to safe winter (and holiday)... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
December 05, 2015
Buckle Up No Matter Where You Sit in a Vehicle, IDOT Urges Although more than 95 percent of drivers in Illinois are reportedly buckling up, seatbelt usage among back seat passengers is still “lagging behind,” according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). In fact, a recent IDOT... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident