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