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

May 24, 2019
There were 4,274,784 licensed drivers in Missouri in 2017, the last year for which full statistical data is available. That same year, there were 138,294 registered motorcycles in the Show Me State. According to crash data provided by the Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP), there were 47,977 accidents... Read Full Post
May 15, 2019
If you are facing criminal charges, you may wonder if you face jail time or if there is a possibility of probation. In this short video, St. Louis criminal defense lawyer Ed Brown discusses the common question, “Is this an offense where I can receive probation?” to help shed light on this common... Read Full Post
Category: Criminal Defense
May 13, 2019
There are more than 600,000 licensed motorcycles in Illinois. There are 8,529,404 licensed drivers in our state. There were 162 motorcycle accidents in Illinois in 2017, the last year for which full and reliable data is available. That same year, motorcycle accidents accounted for 14.3% of all... Read Full Post
May 01, 2019
The FDA approval process for new drugs may not be a thorough as you’d expect. In fact, if a medication or medical device is similar enough to one that already exists, the FDA can rush approval without doing much if any testing at all. Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed by... Read Full Post
April 23, 2019
Motor vehicle accidents are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injury. Accounting for around 20% of all brain injury cases, an estimates 280,000 people sustain TBI in motor vehicle accidents every year. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a brain injury following a car accident,... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
April 16, 2019
One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “What happens when I call you? What’s the process for a criminal case?” And the truth is, it can vary from person to person. However, in all cases, the process begins with a case review where one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers can sit... Read Full Post
April 08, 2019
Many injuries result in medical expenses and time away from work during the recovery period. Some injuries, however, may never fully heal, requiring ongoing treatment, prolonged periods of unemployment, and a number of emotional and physical consequences. These severe or catastrophic personal... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
April 03, 2019
How much is your car accident worth? In this short video, St. Louis car accident lawyer, Dan Brown, discusses this question and provides information about the best steps to take following a motor vehicle collision. If you live in or around St. Louis and are in need of a car accident lawyer,... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
March 31, 2019
Proud to Serve, a segment on Fox 2 News in St. Louis, highlights local military veterans and first responders who have given both to our community and to our country. With strong ties to St. Louis, Brown & Brown is proud to support this recognition of men and women who have made a difference at... Read Full Post
Category: In the Community
March 26, 2019
When charged with a crime, the first question most people have is, “Am I going to go to jail?” Of course, that depends on the crime, but in most circumstances, the honest answer to that is, “probably not.” Jail time is reserved for the most serious of offenses and not typically doled out for minor... Read Full Post
Category: Traffic and DUI