Chow Chow Attacks

Chow chows are, by nature, naturally aggressive and independent animals that experts primarily categorize as “hunting dogs.” However, over the years, there has been a surge in the number of people keeping chow chows as domestic pets. While chow chows are loyal to their owners,… read more

Many Dangers of Big Tractor Trailers

Tractor-trailers, including 18-wheelers and big rigs, are among the largest motor vehicles on St. Louis and Metro East highways and roads. These vehicles commonly traverse major interstate highways, including I-64, I-70, I-55, and I-44. When these large vehicles move at a fast rate of speed… read more

When Should I Sue After a Car Accident?

Car accidents in and around St. Louis, Missouri, and throughout the Metro East region can occur just about anywhere. However, these accidents are especially common on roadways where traffic volume is high, including interstates. When a car accident happens, accident victims can suffer injuries that… read more

What Your Lawyer Can Do for You After a Truck Rollover Crash

Truck rollover accidents can happen on any roadway, but they are prevalent on interstate highways that have multiple travel lanes. These large vehicles are often top-heavy, and if they are moving too fast and/or if the brakes give out, the truck can roll over in… read more

St. Louis and Metro East Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Motorcycles can be fun to ride on highways as well as on country roads throughout St. Louis and the Metro East region. However, these vehicles can also be extremely dangerous. In general, motorcycles are dangerous vehicles because they offer their operators and passengers very little… read more

Who is Liable If a Dog Bites Someone at a Dog Park?

Dog bite laws and dog park rules vary from state to state, but most identify the liable party in a dog bite accident as the dog’s owner. When a dog’s owner decides to take their pet to the dog park, it’s their responsibility to supervise… read more

How Can I Get Workers’ Comp for Lifting Injuries

Many workers have to lift heavy objects and pieces of equipment while they are on the job. This is especially true among workers who work in the building and construction industries. These workers, for example, might need to lift heavy tools, pieces of construction equipment,… read more

Workers’ Comp Settlement For A Back Injury

Anyone can sustain a back injury at work, even if they sit at a desk all day. Workers in the building and construction industries are especially prone to various types of back injuries. A worker can suffer a back injury by falling off of a… read more

What Is The Average Workers’ Comp Back Injury Settlement?

Many workers, most especially in the construction and warehouse industries, are prone to back injuries. A worker can suffer an on-the-job back injury by slipping and falling, falling from a ladder or scaffolding, or engaging in heavy lifting. These workers may also suffer a back… read more

Recourse For Road Rage Injuries

Everyone seems to be in a hurry driving on St. Louis highways and roads today. Consequently, many drivers become angry and aggressive when they feel that other drivers are not traveling fast enough. This emotion, often known as ‘road rage,’ is evident when motor vehicle… read more

How Can I Recover Compensation For An Accident With A Reckless Driver?

Reckless driving can occur anywhere in and around St. Louis, despite state laws prohibiting such dangerous driving. Reckless driving accidents can occur on interstates in the St. Louis area, including I-64, I-66, I-70, and I-72, and on small country roadways outside the city. They can… read more

What Happens After My Rear-End Accident?

All major cities across the United States deal with traffic problems, and the St. Louis metropolitan area and the Metro East are no different. With traffic comes many types of driver errors, and many such errors can lead to rear-end collisions. Too often, people refer… read more

What are Missouri’s Leash Laws?

Unlike some states in the U.S., Missouri doesn’t have a statewide leash law. However, there is an “adequate control” law that requires dogs and other animals to be restrained and supervised on public property to prevent harm to the animal, other animals, and people. If… read more

What Can I Do If Workers’ Comp Denied My Claim?

Many workers—especially those who work in dangerous industries—are prone to job-related injuries. These workers very often have to work atop high ladders, buildings, scaffolding, and construction equipment. If they fall to the ground, they can suffer debilitating physical injuries to their heads, necks, or backs,… read more

Do Insurance Adjusters Lie?

When you purchase an insurance policy, you know you will have to pay premiums regularly to maintain the policy. In exchange for your premiums, you expect to receive benefits from the insurance company when something goes wrong. For example, if you suffer injuries in a… read more

What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone On Your Property?

When a dog bites someone, questions regarding liability, or fault, may arise—issues that routinely come up along with monetary compensation and damages. It can often be confusing to determine liability in these situations, but a St. Louis dog bite lawyer can offer information on your… read more

Doberman Attacks

Dogs are commonly called “man’s best friend” due to their loyal nature, but if a dog, especially a hunting dog such as a Doberman, is put on the defensive or trained to fight, the results can be severe and often fatal. The Dixon Injury Firm… read more

Can I Sue My Dentist for Nerve Damage?

If you underwent a dental procedure, such as a root canal or dental implant, but afterward you have more pain than before the procedure or loss of sensation, you could have nerve damage caused by your dentist’s negligence. In most cases, dental malpractice victims can… read more

How Much Does Workers’ Compensation Pay for a Back Injury?

The amount that workers’ compensation pays for a back injury varies on the severity of the injury, how much medical treatment the employee received, and how long their recovery will take. That said, the National Safety Council (NSC) showed how the average cost for workers’… read more

Misdiagnosis: Getting Compensation and How a Lawyer Can Help

If you received a misdiagnosis for a serious condition, you could seek compensation with the help of a medical malpractice lawyer. You could also seek damages on behalf of an injured or late loved one. Every medical malpractice lawyer has one goal: to recover damages… read more

Neck Injury: Recovery, Compensation, and Legal Rights

Neck injuries can range from as “minor” as whiplash to as severe as a fracture leading to paralysis. In accidents, sudden physical trauma to the head or neck is what causes the injury, whether the trauma stems from an automobile collision or a harsh fall… read more

What to Do After a Car Accident That Is Not Your Fault

In the days and weeks after an auto accident, you may be facing serious injuries and costs—all while wondering how to seek the recovery you need. After a car accident that is not your fault, you can take several steps to begin a case for… read more

What You Should Know About Head-on Truck Collisions

A head-on truck collision can be one of the most devastating types of accidents on the roads. If a truck driver’s negligence led to your or your loved one’s crash and injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. Cases involving an 18-wheeler or other commercial… read more

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations: What You Need to Know in Your State

Every state has a deadline for filing wrongful death lawsuits. This deadline, referred to as the “statute of limitations,” varies depending on where you live. Some states give claimants two years to file their lawsuits. Other states have longer filing deadlines. Failing to file your… read more

Truck Driver Fatigue

Tragedy Strikes When a Drowsy Trucker Cannot Control the Rig Large big rigs, trucks, and tractor-trailers regularly frequent the highways and roadways located around St. Louis, including Interstate 70, Interstate 55, Interstate 64, Interstate 44, and Interstate 270. In many instances, the drivers of these… read more

How A Car Accident Attorney Makes Your Life Easier

When you’re in a car crash, it’s tempting to call the insurance company, accept their first offer, and try to get back to normal as quickly as possible. However, you may not realize that hiring a car accident attorney after a crash not only makes… read more

Types of Personal Injury Accidents

Do You Have Grounds to File a Personal Injury Claim in St. Louis? In order to bring a personal injury claim and seek damages after an accident or injury, you must prove that another person or party failed to uphold the duty of care they owed to… read more

Statute of Limitations in Missouri

Questions about the statute of limitations in Missouri are often asked by injury victims and their families, such as: “How long do I have to sue for a wrongful death?” “What’s the deadline for opening a worker’s compensation claim?” “If I was in a car accident, do… read more

Liability in a Personal Injury Case

Personal Injury Claims & Liability If you’ve been in an accident in Missouri, you may be eligible to receive full compensation for medical bills, time off of work, and other damages against the defendant or negligent party if you file a personal injury claim. The… read more

Common Personal Injuries

Understanding Your Right to a Fair Recovery An accident can change your life in an instant. One moment, everything is normal and the next, you’re facing serious injuries, ongoing medical care, and an uncertain future. Any accident can have devastating consequences and can lead to… read more