Types of Car Accidents

Most Common Types of Car Accidents Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in car accidents throughout the United States. While traffic-related fatalities are declining in Missouri, according to data from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the state is still a far way off… read more

Common Car Accident Injuries

You Could Be Entitled to Compensation for Your St. Louis Car Accident Claim Car accidents often lead to serious injuries. These injuries can be debilitating and may take weeks or even months to heal. Some may never heal completely, even with extensive and ongoing medical treatment…. read more

Types of Compensation for Personal Injuries

What Damages Are Available in a Missouri Personal Injury Claim? When you begin to calculate damages and compensation for personal injury claims, it’s important to keep in mind that every case is different. The personal injury lawyers at The Dixon Injury Firm in St. Louis provide an… read more

Compensation for Car Accidents

Our Lawyers Can Help You Maximize Your Claim’s Value The lawyers at The Dixon Injury Firm are focused on providing the highest level of care to car accident clients. If you have been in a car accident and you’ve suffered injuries, significant damage to your… read more

What to Do & Not to Do After a Car Crash

Guidance from Experienced St. Louis Car Accident Attorneys There is nothing that can prepare you for a collision or crash. Most people who experienced car accidents agree it is a shocking event and it is important to obtain the services of a St. Louis car accident… read more

What Do You Do If Your Car Was Hit While Parked?

What to Do if Your Car Was Hit While Parked? If, after a long day at work, you walk out to your car and find that someone hit your car while you parked it in the lot, it can ruin your evening. If you act… read more

Fire Lawsuits Lawyer in St. Louis

Dixon’s Fire Injury Claims Lawyers Focus on St. Louis & Surrounding Areas House fires, building fires, and other structure fires are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States. More than 15,000 injuries and 3,200 deaths were reported in the United States… read more

How Much is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

The amount of compensation you receive for car accident claims is a difficult one to reach. Insurers and adjusters will use calculations and past cases, often undervaluing your claim. If victims aren’t careful or patient, they may miss out on a much larger reward. Reimbursement… 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

Am I Required to Report a Car Crash in Missouri?

It’s always a good idea to have a police report after an accident, but many drivers don’t realize it’s actually a requirement for most Missouri car crashes. But which crashes do you have to report, and what’s the benefit of this document? Let’s find out…. read more

Can I Sue a Semi-Truck If I Was Ran Off the Road?

If you are merging onto the on-ramp of a highway or driving on an interstate, and a semi-truck suddenly encroaches upon your lane and runs you off the road, you could sue the truck driver for damages. Negligence takes place when a driver acts in… read more

Is Liability Insurance Required to Rent a Car in Missouri?

When driving a rental car, you probably don’t expect that you’ll be in a crash, but sometimes life has other plans. When a crash happens, you’ll almost certainly need to rely on insurance. That raises the question: Are you required to have special liability insurance… read more

Can I Sue if a Bicycle Hits My Car?

Yes, you can sue if a bicycle hits your car. You must gather evidence, prove negligence, and establish the value of your losses. The process of dealing with the accident is nearly the same as a car accident. You must collect evidence, exchange information, and… read more

What Should You Do After a Dog Bite?

You’re walking down the street when you see someone walking their dog. They pay you no mind until you pass them. Without warning, the dog lashes out and bites the back of your leg, ripping your pants. You’ve never been bitten before, and now you’re… read more

Can I Sue if a Family Member Died Due to a Defective Product?

If someone is killed by a defective product, such as a heated blanket that overheats, a defective car airbag, or a hazardous household item, the immediate family members of the victim could be eligible to sue the product’s manufacturer, retailer, or additional parties for product… read more

Could Your Back Pain Signal Something Worse?

If you were recently in a car crash and woke up one morning with back pain, you’re not alone. Car crashes account for about 40% of back and spinal cord injuries in the U.S. What many don’t realize is that back pain isn’t the only sign of… read more

What are the Symptoms of a Brain Injury?

Without a doctor present, it’s difficult to tell the difference between a head injury and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Someone can seem fine immediately after a crash or a fall, only to experience severe and dangerous symptoms in the following days. Because brain injuries… 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

How Long Does It Take to Get a Car Accident Settlement?

The process of settling a car accident case can be complex and take as little as a couple of weeks to settle or a matter of months. If you have been in a car accident and are wondering how long it’ll take to get a… read more

Can Both Parties Be At Fault in a Car Accident?

It is the insurance company’s job to decide who is at fault in a car accident involving more than one party. In some accidents, there is a clear answer to who is liable. In other car accidents, the circumstances of a crash may show that… read more

Do You Have to Pay Your Deductible If the Accident Isn’t Your Fault?

There are dozens of insurance companies in the U.S. that are available for drivers to buy insurance policies. Every insurance company has its own unique policies and rules about deductibles. If you are involved in an accident that isn’t your fault, you might find yourself… read more

How Police Reports Impact Insurance Claims

If you’ve been in a car accident, the odds are that emergency services show up. This may not include the police. However, if there were serious injuries, the right amount of availability for local or state response, there’s some sort of physical altercation, or if… read more

GM Air Bag Recalls in St. Louis

Letting Customers Down Is Just The Beginning Since the beginning of 2014, GM has recalled over 28 million vehicles through more than 50 recall campaigns, representing more cars recalled during the first six months of this year than all GM vehicles sold between 2007 and… read more

Is Missouri a No-Fault State?

There are two types of ‘fault’ rules used to determine who is liable in a car accident: No-Fault and At-Fault. The State of Missouri follows the at-fault rule based on a varying percentage of ‘fault’ for each party involved in the accident. If you have… read more

Infection Risks of COVID-19 in Long Term-Care Facilities

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, individuals over the age of 65 are more susceptible to being infected with COVID-19. Individuals over the age of 65 that live in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities are at an… read more

Can You Sue for a Minor Dog Bite?

If you are bitten by a dog, and suffer injuries, no matter how minor, the owner is most likely liable to compensate you for any damages caused in the dog bite accident. However, depending on a state’s dog bite laws and rules, in some situations,… read more

Rottweiler Attacks

Rottweilers are naturally aggressive, high-energy dogs that account for more than 6 percent of fatal dog bite attacks in the United States. While not all Rottweilers are dangerous, if acquired by the wrong owner, they can learn attack commands and undergo training to fight. Other… read more

What to Do if You Are Injured in a Car Accident as a Passenger?

If you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, you might be concerned about what happens to a passenger in a car crash. Missouri uses the “comparative fault law“, meaning, if a valid passenger injury claim in St. Louis is brought, the negligent… read more

6 Most Common Christmas Accidents and Injuries

The Christmas season is a time for family, laughter, and fun, but every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in Christmas-related accidents. The Dixon Injury Firm’s St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers have put together the following list of the six most common Christmas… read more

Who Can I Sue in a Burn Injury Lawsuit?

Burn injuries are often catastrophic and can affect not just the external site of injury, but internally, as well. If you were burned in an accident, and suffered nerve damage or scarring, by consulting a lawyer, you could sue your employer or the negligent driver… read more