March 24, 2022 | Car Accidents
What Are the Top 10 Causes of Car Accidents in Missouri?
Car accidents happen for many reasons, though some are more common than others. Understanding the ten top causes of car accidents in the state can help you avoid them. If you suffer injuries in a crash due to one of these causes, an experienced Missouri… read more
March 23, 2022 | Car Accidents
Types of Car Accidents that Lead to Personal Injury Claims
Car accidents come in many varieties, and many of them lead to personal injury claims. Generally, car accident claims, which are a specific variety of personal injury claims, are caused by driver negligence, which comes in far too many varieties. If another driver’s negligence has… read more
March 22, 2022 | Car Accidents
The Most Common Injuries You Can Get From a Car Accident
A car accident can cause wide-ranging injuries. Even a relatively minor car accident can leave you with a severe injury, and serious car accidents are often life-threatening. If another driver’s negligence causes you injuries, an experienced car accident attorney can help you. What Are Common… read more
March 17, 2022 | Car Accidents
Texting and Driving Car Accident Statistics
Texting and driving is a serious public health issue, and below are statistics to support this statement. If a driver who was distracted by texting leaves you or someone you love injured, seek the legal guidance of an experienced car accident attorney. Car Accidents Due… read more
March 16, 2022 | Car Accidents
Is Neck Pain Common after a Car Crash?
The impact of a car accident can jolt your head back and forth violently, leading to considerable neck pain. In fact, neck pain is common after every kind of car accident. If another driver’s negligence leaves you with neck pain, make the call to an… read more
March 15, 2022 | Insurance Negotiation
How Much Is My Whiplash Injury Worth? – Claims and Payouts
Whiplash is common in car accidents, and this injury can result in costly medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. If someone else’s negligence causes you to suffer a whiplash injury, an experienced car accident lawyer can help you understand the value of your claim…. read more
March 10, 2022 | Whiplash Injuries
Does Whiplash Cause Lower Back Pain?
While many people associate whiplash with neck pain, there is far more to the injury than just neck pain, and some victims suffer other debilitating effects of this injury. Whiplash is common in traffic crashes, and if another driver’s negligence causes a whiplash injury, you… read more
March 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
Does Whiplash After a Car Accident Have Long-Term Side
Whiplash is a soft-tissue injury that car accidents of every kind commonly cause. These injuries are unpredictable and often lead to long-term health consequences. If you’ve suffered a whiplash injury due to another driver’s negligence, the surest way to help protect your long-term recovery is… read more
March 8, 2022 | Car Accidents
Common Car Accidents and How You Can Help Avoid Them
Some car accidents are more common than others, and if you stay aware of the crashes that regularly happen, you might have a better chance of avoiding them. However, you cannot prevent other drivers from making mistakes, so these accidents will continue to occur. If… read more
March 7, 2022 | Car Accidents
Car Accident Lawsuit in Missouri: Timeline & Process
The process following a car accident in Missouri can confuse anyone. If your claim does not settle directly with an insurance company, your trusted car accident attorney will advise you what to expect regarding the car accident lawsuit timeline and process. What is the Timeline… read more
March 3, 2022 | Car Accidents
Can I Get Whiplash From a Side Impact Car Accident?
When another driver hits the side of your vehicle, it can cause many injuries, including soft tissue injuries to your neck, among others. Whiplash is a painful injury, and if another driver’s negligence causes you to suffer a whiplash injury in a side impact accident,… read more
March 2, 2022 | Car Accidents
Can I Get PTSD after a Car Accident?
Even a minor car accident is frightening, but if the accident is more violent, it can be as emotionally damaging as it is physically. Serious car accidents can lead to PTSD-like symptoms or even to full-blown PTSD in some cases. If another driver’s negligence leaves… read more
March 1, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Are Brain Injuries Common after Car Accidents?
Brain injuries happen when you suffer head trauma or a sudden jolt, which car accidents commonly cause. Serious brain injuries often have catastrophic effects and can be life-altering. If another driver’s negligence leaves you with a brain injury, seeking the professional legal guidance you need… read more
February 26, 2022 | Car Accidents
When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident
If you recently suffered injuries in a car accident, you might wonder if or when you should hire a car accident lawyer. You can certainly try to handle your claim alone, but it’s unlikely you will get the outcome you want or deserve. The insurance… read more
February 25, 2022 | Uncategorized
Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident T-Bone?
The last thing you hope to happen when you are on your way to an engagement or just our running errands is to have the brakes put on your day by a T-bone car accident. In this article, we’ll explore how you can determine whether… read more
February 24, 2022 | Uncategorized
Can I Sue My Employer for Work-Related Injury?
If you suffered injuries on the job, one of the first questions you will ask after emergency medical treatment is: Who will pay for the costs associated with my injury? Can you sue your employer for your injuries and losses? The answer to this question… read more
February 23, 2022 | Uncategorized
What Is Child Sexual Abuse?
Child Sexual Abuse Defined A traumatic experience can leave a lasting impression on a person that can affect their ability to enjoy their personal life and progress in their professional life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines child sexual abuse as the… read more
February 22, 2022 | Uncategorized
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?
Suffering an injury under circumstances that were not your fault can turn your world upside down. You likely have many questions and concerns. For example, who will pay your medical bills? How long does it take to settle a claim? When will you be physically… read more
February 22, 2022 | Car Accidents
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
February 22, 2022 | Car Accidents
Can I Sue After a Car Accident For Whiplash?
Car accidents in St. Louis occur without warning. Whether you get into a rear-end accident at a stoplight on Manchester Road or t-boned in a parking garage after a Cardinals Game, these accidents can cause serious injury and harm to everyone in the vehicle. Whiplash… read more
February 21, 2022 | Wrongful Death
What Are the Odds of Winning a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
The death of a family member is often devastating, and while no amount of compensation can repay you for such a tremendous loss, recovering compensation can alleviate the financial burden of losing a loved one. While not all wrongful death lawsuits are eligible to recover… read more
February 21, 2022 | Car Accidents \ Whiplash Injuries
How Much is my Whiplash Injury Worth? Claims & Payouts
In the U.S. whiplash injuries account for more than 65% of car accident injuries. The severity of whiplash varies but can prove to be permanent in some cases. If you or someone you care about has suffered whiplash injuries in an accident, the settlement amount that… read more
February 20, 2022 | Dog Bites
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
February 18, 2022 | Dog Bites
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
February 18, 2022 | Uncategorized
Types of Car Accidents That Lead to Personal Injury Claims
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
February 18, 2022 | Uncategorized
How Much to Expect From a Car Crash Settlement in Missouri
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
February 17, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
What is the Average Settlement for a Fractured Nose?
If you have pain, bruising, or swelling around your eyes, cheekbones, or nose after a car accident, you might have a fractured nose. Nose injuries are common in car accidents, and while some are minor and heal with minimal treatment, other nose injuries, such as… read more
February 16, 2022 | Dog Bites
Can I Press Charges for a Dog Bite?
While all dogs have the ability to bite someone, some dogs and breeds are more likely than others to cause serious dog bite injuries, such as Pit Bulls and Rottweilers, which are often categorized as “dangerous dogs.” If a victim’s injuries from a dog bite… read more
February 14, 2022 | Car Accidents
What if Both Parties Are Partially At Fault in a Car Accident?
The fault is not always clear in a car accident. Sometimes one driver is immediately found at fault for an accident, while other times both parties are found to be partially at fault. If both drivers are found to be partially at fault in an… read more
February 9, 2022 | Personal Injury
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