May 28, 2014 | ATV Accidents
ATV’s – Much Fun But Extremely Dangerous
Quad Bikes – Four Wheelers, Three Wheelers – Really Dangerous Toys The quest for family fun can turn to grief in one terrifying moment. Over the past decade, all-terrain vehicles also referred to as quad bikes, quads, three-wheelers or four-wheelers, rose in popularity. There are currently… read more
June 28, 2013 | Car Accidents
What Can Be Done After a Family Member Dies In a Car Crash?
Life is absolutely precious. Anyone who has lost someone to an auto accident can certainly attest to how precious and fragile life is. Unlike illness or old age, dying in a car crash is an abrupt, unplanned tragedy. In a matter of seconds, an entire… read more
June 28, 2013 | Car Accidents \ Personal Injury
How do Accidents Affect Insurance Rates?
Most motorists will unfortunately be involved in some type of vehicle accident in their lifetime. Regardless of whether they hit someone else, or someone else hits them, it will likely affect their car insurance. How a car accident affects an individual’s car insurance and for… read more
May 28, 2013 | Car Accidents
Avoiding Deer While Driving | Holden, MO Accident
Two Holden County, Missouri residents were injured early Monday morning in a collision with a deer. Rachel D. Wise, 36, who was driving on Southwest 1501 Road swerved to avoid a deer in the road but lost control of her vehicle. According to the Missouri… read more
March 29, 2013 | Car Accidents
The 10 Most Dangerous Missouri Intersections
State Farm recently released its list of Missouri’s most dangerous roadways. Topping the list are roadways in St. Louis County and Springfield, Missouri, featuring dangerous stoplights and hard-to-navigate-turns. The 10 most dangerous Missouri Intersections: Gravois & Lindbergh Boulevard (Sunset Hills) Glenstone Avenue & Sunshine Street… read more
March 28, 2013 | Car Accidents
8 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Attorney Following a Car Crash
Imagine you are driving down the highway headed to work on a clear Monday morning. Traffic is slowing ahead of you, and you start to tap your brakes in response. After your car comes to a complete stop, you feel a jolt of energy from… read more
August 28, 2012 | In the Community
The St. Louis Suit Project
We are so thankful for all the momentum The St. Louis Suit Project has gained since it began in 2010. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity, The St. Louis Suit Project provides new and gently used business attire to deserving individuals in need. Our organization seeks to eliminate… read more
May 28, 2012 | Back Injuries \ Car Accidents
Advice on Injuries and Treatment Following A Car Accident
The ability of modern cars to absorb the impact of a crash has improved compared to cars of the past, but there is still a great percentage of the energy from an accident that transfers into the neck, back, and extremities of the passengers. Even… read more
December 28, 2011 | Personal Injury
What Are Fractures? A fracture is breakage or cracks on the bone because of too much direct pressure, stress, or external force. A small crack on the bony surface is already considered a fracture. An open or compound fracture occurs when the broken bone punctures… read more
December 28, 2011 | Abdominal Trauma
Physical trauma is a serious injury caused by a sudden energy transfer of an external force (i.e. motor vehicle crashes) to a person’s body. Abdominal trauma involves the abdominal area wherein most internal organs are involved. The most common type of intra-abdominal organ injury is… read more
November 30, 2011 | Spinal Cord Injuries
What Is Spinal Stenosis?
SPINAL STENOSIS:A NEUROLOGIC DEFICIT Along the lines of evolution, human beings have developed the most advanced nervous system, comprising of the brain and the spinal cord. The spinal cord extends down from the brain in the form of a tubular structure, carrying bundles of nervous… read more
November 29, 2011 | Back Injuries
Back Pains – Relief of Back Pain
In the United States, back pain is the second most common reason why people have to miss work, so nearly 80% of the American population suffers from back pain at some point in life. Having slight back pain temporarily is normal and may result from… read more
November 28, 2011 | Back Injuries \ Truck Accidents
Back Injury After Tractor Trailer Accidents
The incidence of tractor-trailer accidents continues to rise at an alarming rate in the United States. Last year over 500,000 accidents were from large trucks and other commercial motor vehicles, as a result of which more than 100,000 resulted in grave injuries with an estimated… read more
November 27, 2011 | Back Injuries
About Sciatica – The Sciatic Nerve
Sciatica refers to any tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the lower back that usually progresses down one or both legs (through the distribution of the sciatic nerve). It is brought about due to any added pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve or the… read more
September 28, 2011 | Car Accidents
Dangers of Rural Roadways – Accident Prevention Information
How dangerous are rural roadways? TRIP, a National Transportation Research Group, reported in a September 1, 2011 report that America’s rural roadways face numerous dangers that present concern for motorists. According to TRIP, our rural roadways face the inability to handle growing traffic volume, limited… read more
June 30, 2011 | Motorcycle Accidents
How to Drive Around Motorcycles
Anyone who has never ridden a bike can be confused at the behavior of riders. Instead of explaining every single aspect of a rider’s behavior, it is best to just follow these simple tips. When making left turns, always look for traffic. Then, check again… read more
June 28, 2011 | Car Accidents
Dangers of Distracted Driving – Missouri Personal Injury Information
Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the leading causes of U.S. motor vehicle accidents. With cell phone usage becoming more prevalent and adding to the habits of already distracted drivers, this trend is unfortunately only increasing. The U.S. Department of Transportation is helping in the effort… read more
April 28, 2011 | Car Seat Recommendation
AAP Updates Car Seat Recommendations
Child injuries affect countless children and their families every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. According to Healthy Children, child fatalities following a motor vehicle crash are… read more
January 29, 2011 | Personal Injury
How Do I Get A Copy Of The Police Report?
Following various types of Missouri personal injuries, police departments, private companies, and other administrative agencies often generate a report detailing the events of the accident. This report is often the starting point for any investigation. The accident report will contain vital information compiled in one… read more
January 28, 2011 | Personal Injury FAQ
Do I Have to Go To Trial?
Most people equate a personal injury action with trials seen on television. While an injury victim always has the right to a trial by jury, it is not always conducted in every case. A jury trial is a tool for injury victims to level the… read more
November 27, 2010 | Car Accidents
Will My Credit Be Affected by Outstanding Medical Bills?
Following a Missouri car accident, medical bills can pile up quickly. If you are one of the millions of American’s unable to afford health insurance, or your current insurance corporation will not ‘ok’ the treatment, medical bills following a personal injury carry the potential to… read more
October 30, 2010 | Personal Injury
What Happens if I Do Not Have Health Insurance?
An injured party may or may not have health insurance to cover their expenses following a personal injury. If a party does have health insurance available to assist with paying necessary medical expenses, they will often be required to repay the health insurance company for… read more
October 29, 2010 | Personal Injury
How Much Does It Cost To Retain A Personal Injury Lawyer?
Retaining a Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer is free. You will never receive a bill for services. Missouri injury victims generally retain their lawyers under a contingency fee agreement. A contingent agreement of this nature states that the attorney will pay all costs and fees throughout… read more
October 28, 2010 | Personal Injury
How Long Does This Process Usually Take?
The State of Missouri has a general 5 years Statute of Limitations applicable to personal injury cases. This means an injured party has 5 years from the date they were injured to bring a personal injury case against the negligent party. (This is a general… read more