Who can make a wrongful death claim?

A wrongful death claim may arise when a loved one's death occurs because of the negligence of another person. The law gives some people a right to claim damages from the responsible party through the civil law system.  Unfortunately, the law does place a limit on who can make a wrongful death claim. According to the Missouri Revisor of Statutes, your relationship to the deceased and other claims can impact your Read More

What is negligent entrustment?

Your recent auto accident in Missouri has no doubt left you dealing with a good deal of frustration. Yet you may temper some of that due to the assumption that your accident was just that: an accident. However, those feelings may boil over if you learn that the driver that caused your accident had a proven history of negligence or incompetence. Your first question after learning of this may be how is it that such a Read More

What are common causes of repetitive strain injuries?

Missouri workers like you do your job every day and perform to the best of your abilities. Your workplace likely aids in this by reducing the amount of risks you face while working. Unfortunately, not every risk is easy to eliminate. Some are inherent in the very job you do, and they can lead to big issues like repetitive strain injuries. What causes RSIs? Healthline discusses the impact of repetitive strain Read More

Prepare for a safe snowmobile season

Snowmobile season will start soon. Winter sports enthusiasts enjoy the sport solo or with friends. To ensure you make the most of the snow while it lasts, you will want to prepare. Be sure you understand the local laws, keep your snowmobile well maintained, and ride safely. Know the laws Although the State of Missouri does not require registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles, there may be county or Read More

One killed, two injured in Jefferson County crash

It may be difficult for the excitement expressed by new drivers in Missouri to not rub off on to others. Yet that excitement is often tempered by the fact that new drivers pose of greater risk of causing car accidents than other demographics. This is due to statistics showing that teens are more likely to engage in reckless driving behaviors, such as driving while intoxicated, speeding, or driving at odd hours.  The Read More

What does workers’ compensation not cover?

A co-worker's recent on-the-clock accident made you realize that you do not know much about your Missouri employer's worker's compensation program. For instance, are there accidents that do not qualify for compensation? Insurance Business explores the matter. Understand when you may have to seek injury compensation elsewhere other than your employer. Hijinks Injuries resulting from employees engaging in horseplay do Read More

How to stay safe on an ATV

While all-terrain vehicles can be fun to ride, they are not toys. ATV accidents can result in serious injuries and are responsible for hundreds of deaths in Missouri alone. Over the course of a single holiday weekend, ATVs may be responsible for nearly 3,000 trips to the emergency room.  To prevent injuries while riding your ATV, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends hands-on training to learn how to Read More

Survival action vs. wrongful death

It may be common knowledge among many in Missouri that one can indeed seek legal action when a family member or friend dies due to another's negligence. Yet pursuing a wrongful death claim can be a complex process, with a number of unanticipated issues arising along the way. Chief among these is often the question of what exactly can a plaintiff seek in damages in such an action. To understand the answer, one must Read More

What to do if you feel back pain after a car accident

Many injuries are possible during vehicle collisions, but back pain is one of the most commonly sustained ones. Even minor back pain can make it difficult to do small daily tasks. After getting in a car accident, make sure you seek medical attention. If your back pain persists, there are a few things you can do to make your daily life easier. Visit the doctor Even if your pain is mild, you need to go to the doctor. Read More

Visual impairment and car crashes

Motor vehicle accidents happen for countless reasons, such as inclement weather, the use of alcohol or drugs behind the wheel, distracted driving and fatigue. However, some accidents occur because a driver is impaired as a result of problems with their vision. If you were hit by a driver who could not see the road properly because of visual impairment, you need to carefully review your options and take this issue Read More


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