​How Our Lawyers Handle an Allstate Injury Claim?

Known as the second-largest personal insurance company in the United States, it is no surprise that Allstate has a reputation for placing its drivers “in good hands.” Unfortunately, those “good hands” do not extend to car accident victims. When it comes to drivers injured in… read more

How to Find the Best Car Accident Lawyer for You?

After a car accident, you are thrown for a loop and are often left to wonder what you need to do next. You may have sustained injuries and losses that have affected your day-to-day life. You should receive compensation for that. You can get justice… read more

How Much to Expect From a Car Crash Settlement in Missouri?

After a car crash, it is common to wonder how much your case may be worth and if you deserve compensation. There is no precise amount that you are entitled to after an accident, and several different factors determine how much you can recover. The… read more

Can I Sue After an Auto Accident in Missouri?

An auto accident can happen at any moment across the state. This frequency means there are new injury victims every day. You will need to file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. While this may sound like the insurance company will… read more

When Do I Need to Hire a Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer?

If someone else’s negligence has seriously injured you, you face considerable physical, financial, and emotional losses that can make moving forward with your life exceptionally difficult. However, having an experienced personal injury attorney in your corner can make a significant difference in the outcome of… read more

Falling Cargo Accidents

Large commercial trucks, including 18-wheelers, big rigs, and tractor-trailers, are on the roadways in the St. Louis area. Roads that carry large trucks include Interstates 44, 55, 64, 270, and 70. U.S. Highways 40, 61, 50, and 67 also have their fair share of heavy… 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

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

Does The Person Who Caused My Injury Have To Pay for My Lost Wages?

Under Missouri law, individuals responsible for injuring another are required to pay for all of the injured party’s harms and losses. This includes a victim’s lost wages. Following an accident, an injured individual will often be required to miss a substantial amount of work while… read more

What Are Catastrophic Injuries?

You may have heard of someone suffering catastrophic injuries in a car crash. While the term “catastrophic injury” certainly brings vivid imagery to mind, it doesn’t explain the injury or how it will impact someone’s life. This can make it difficult for people impacted by… read more

6 Most Common Thanksgiving Injuries

It might not come as a surprise, but holidays are one of the busiest days in the E.R. During the holiday season, alcohol consumption skyrockets and overindulgence abounds. You might think that deep-frying turkey accidents are the most common Thanksgiving injuries, but injury claims range… read more

Can You Sue for Food Poisoning?

Foodborne illnesses stem from cross-contamination and unsafe handling of food. If you contracted food poisoning after a trip to the grocery store or visiting a restaurant, you could be eligible to sue for food poisoning damages in Missouri if a direct link can be made… read more

How Do I File an Allergan Textured Breast Implant Claim?

Global Pharmaceutical company, Allergan, was requested by the FDA on July 29th, 2019, to recall certain models of their BIOCELL textured breast implants after more than 400 women filed lawsuits against the company. According to the FDA, textured breast implants, specifically, Allergan’s BIOCELL line, are linked to a rare… read more

How to Choose a Lawyer

Hiring a lawyer can be overwhelming after an accident. You’re injured, money is a problem, and you probably have no idea how to file a claim or escalate one to trial. Fortunately, that’s where a personal injury comes in. Below, you can find 5 of… read more

Is a Dog Owner Covered By Insurance?

Every insurance policy is different, but most homeowners’ insurance policies offer coverage if another person suffers from dog bite injuries on the policy owner’s property. However, this can vary from policy to policy and the circumstances of each case. If you have been injured in… read more

What Happens If I’m In a Truck Accident and Don’t Have Insurance?

It’s illegal in the U.S. to drive without insurance. If you are in a truck accident but don’t have insurance, you could be required to pay for both your damages and the injured driver’s damages out-of-pocket. A lawyer can determine the best course of action… read more

What Do I Do If I’m Hit By a Commercial Truck?

Accidents are never easy to deal with, but commercial truck crashes are often more complex and severe than standard passenger vehicle accidents. If you or someone you love has been hit by a commercial truck, it’s vital to consult a lawyer immediately about the accident…. read more

5 Factors That Affect Your Compensation

How much can you win for your injury? What limits reimbursement? In this section, the injury lawyers at the Dixon Injury Firm discuss 5 major factors that determine compensation amounts for your injury. 1. Liability and Negligence The big question is a liability. Who is… read more

How to Win a Personal Injury Claim

More than 40 million people suffer from serious injuries each year in the United States, though many of them are unsure what to do next. “Get better” is the obvious answer, but there are a lot of ways to go about doing this. You need to consider… read more

How Personal Injury Settlements Are Taxed

You’ve filed a claim or a lawsuit and won. You may have gotten a check. But what happens next? Federal and state governments usually can not tax your personal injury settlement. This isn’t always the case, however. This area of personal injury law varies based on… read more

Accepting a Settlement Offer

If you or a family member are injured and have submitted a claim to the negligent party’s insurance company, a settlement offer can be a big relief. After negotiating a settlement, the insurer will likely give you a verbal confirmation over the phone. You, who may… read more

How to Calculate Lost Income

If you’re injured on the job, on the road, at home, or even a commercial location and you’re unable to work, you may be eligible for compensation. The first step is to determine if you have a personal injury case, which the lawyers at the St…. read more

How Many Counter-Offers Should I Make?

If you’re going through an insurance claim negotiation, you have probably gotten a response for a lower offer. This is normal. Insurers want to pay out as little as possible for obvious reasons. To do this, they’ll take advantage of injured plaintiffs who are in recovery… read more

How to Request Medical Records

If you want to win your personal injury claim or case, medical records will definitely be a major factor. Insurance adjusters will scrutinize your records, medical expenses, and the rest of your claims with a fine-toothed comb. You have to prove every penny and give a good… read more

How to Identify and Respond to Bad Faith

If you’ve been injured in an accident and file a claim against the at-fault or negligent party’s insurance company, the insurer is legally required to act in good faith. Both the plaintiff’s and the negligent party’s insurance companies are supposed to act fairly and faithfully to… read more

How to Calculate Pain And Suffering

Pain and suffering is considered general damages, or reimbursement outside of straight up expenses like medical bills, lost wages, car repairs, or property damage. You’re eligible to receive damages for out-of-pocket expenses such as gas money and child care; however, pain and suffering is a bit… read more

How to Get the Best Injury Claim Settlement

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall, a car accident, or in another type of incident that resulted from negligence, you may be wondering how much reimbursement you can get for your claim. In this section of our FAQ, the Dixon Injury Firm will dive into… read more

The 4 Elements of Negligence

When you have an insurance claim, and it finally escalates to court, there are four elements that determine negligence. Proving negligence is your priority, after all, and the goal of your personal injury lawyer. You should hire a lawyer at this point in the process if you… read more

Part IV: Should I Bring a Personal Injury Case?

Not every accident victim truly needs to bring a personal injury lawsuit. In certain instances, such as where no injuries are reported and only minimal property damage is incurred, it may not be advisable to bring a case at all. To determine whether you have… read more

First-Party Claims vs. Third-Party Claims

What is a First Party Claim? A first-party claim is when you file a claim through your personal insurance company. If you’re at-fault, or the one who caused an accident, you should be filing a first-party claim to your own insurance company. Example: You ran a… read more