Benefits for workers who suffer a construction site injury

Workers are often injured on construction sites or are diagnosed with a disease related to their work. To address the financial needs that arise due to such incidents, the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations offers certain monetary benefits under its Workers’ Compensation program. Therefore, the very first step that affected workers and families need to take after a construction site injury or the Read More

Use of helmets and motorcycle accident personal injury claims

Helmets, as many people in St. Charles may agree, are one of the best protection equipment for a motorcyclist. After all, it is one of the most foolproof ways of protecting a motorcyclist from serious injuries in the event of an accident. It is for this reason that helmets are recommended by experts to all motorcyclists, and Missouri made helmets mandatory for all motorcycle riders many years back, in Read More

Coping with the loss of a loved one in a car crash

It is never easy to deal with the loss of a loved one to an event that was unforeseen and unwarranted, and especially if it was because of the negligence on someone else’s part in a car accident. Matters tend to be worse of that loved was the family’s breadwinner. In such cases, the emotional losses are compounded by financial losses that often leave the survivors grappling to bring their lives back on track. In Read More

Safety tips for motorcycle riders

Warmer weather usually makes for more ideal motorcycle riding conditions. As much as you are eager to ride more frequently, reviewing safety tips ahead of your ride can help prevent accidents. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, between 2005 and 2014, an average of nearly 91 people have died each year in Missouri motorcycle crashes. The reality is bikers are far less shielded than those in other Read More

Understanding Missouri ATV Laws

All-terrain vehicles (ATV) are designed for off-road use. They are perfect for hunting and landscaping purposes, but they can be used for so much more. If you are curious about owning one of these vehicles, safety is one of the most important considerations. Read on to learn everything you need to know about ATV safety laws in Missouri. Driving on Highways Driving an ATV on the highway is extremely dangerous. Read More

A Brief Overview of Assumption of Risk

When engaging in perilous activities, most people assume that accidents will not occur and if they do, there is a general assumption that they will be compensated for the damages. Unfortunately, this is not always the case thanks to a concept known as “assumption of risk.” Here is what you need to know about this legal term. What are the elements of assumption of risk?  Under the doctrine of assumption of risk, a Read More

6 Examples of Bad Faith Insurance Practices

The law requires that insurers handle insurance claims in good faith. This ultimately means conducting a proper investigation and providing reasonable payouts in a timely manner, when needed. When that doesn’t happen, it is considered working in bad faith. Here are 6 examples of what that looks like. 1. Failure to Complete an Insurance Investigation When an insurance company fails to complete an investigation or Read More

4 Parties That Could Be Held Liable in a Missouri Trucking Accident

Truck accidents are handled quite differently from those involving passenger vehicles. Nevertheless, like any other accident claim, the cases revolve around proving who was at fault for the accident. Truck drivers are usually the first party to be investigated. This involves reviewing their behavior during the accident in order to determine whether any state or federal laws have been violated. Alcohol or substance Read More

4 Tips to Preserve Your Rights During a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Personal injuries can occur in a variety of contexts that include car accidents, slip or trip and falls, defective products, and aggressive domestic animals. When bad things happen, Missouri law may entitle you to seek compensation for your damages and losses, such as medical bills, lost wages, loss of future income, and pain and suffering. You need to be proactive, however. Few defendants will voluntarily admit Read More

How to Safely Ride Your Motorcycle in Adverse Weather Conditions

Riding a motorcycle, on a beautiful weather day brings a form of joy, peace, and freedom that is not easily explained, but weather changes (and often times very quickly), and a rider may have to make a quick decision, to ensure that their own safety (as well as the other drivers on the road). Each season brings its own set of challenges for riders of motorcycles. Let’s take a closer look at how you should act, and Read More

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