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Injured During a Left-Hand Turn

When you are turning left at an intersection, you expect the other drivers to obey traffic signals and yield the right of way. However, not all motorists adhere to these rules, which can lead to serious accidents. If you were injured during a left-hand turn, you may wonder what to do next. Missouri’s traffic laws… read more

Is a Concussion a Brain Injury?

Concussions are relatively common head injuries that affect millions of people every year. Despite their frequent occurrence, these injuries are very serious and can be dangerous if left untreated. This is because concussions affect the brain, one of the most important organs in the human body. The brain is the command center of the human… read more

My Child Was Injured at a Public Pool

For many Missouri families, the summer season means fun in the sun at the local swimming pool. Public pools can be exciting and enjoyable amenities in our local communities. However, these facilities can pose a serious risk to children’s safety. Every year, children drown and suffer injuries at public swimming pools. If your child was… read more

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder After a Catastrophic Accident

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health condition that develops after a traumatic event. While many people associate this condition with military veterans, PTSD can occur in people who have experienced any type of trauma—including catastrophic accidents. If you believe that you developed PTSD after a serious accident, you may be eligible for… read more

Is “Loss of Chance” Cause for Medical Malpractice?

When treating patients, doctors have a duty to diagnose the condition to the best of their ability and to prescribe the appropriate course of treatment. Unfortunately, some physicians make negligent mistakes while diagnosing patients, leading to a worse prognosis than if they had identified the condition earlier. If you developed a worsening illness due to… read more

The Insurance Company Offered a Settlement. Should I Take It?

Car accidents can have a major impact on your finances. From vehicle repairs to medical care, these incidents can rack up thousands of dollars’ worth of expenses. When an insurance company offers you a settlement, it’s tempting to accept it so you can recover from these financial losses. However, you should rarely accept the first… read more

Do Bicyclists Always Have the Right of Way?

In Missouri, right-of-way rules are some of the most important traffic laws on the books. The right of way helps control the flow of traffic and prevent accidents and injuries at high-risk areas like intersections and driveways. Some cyclists assume that they always have the right of way when riding their bicycles. However, this is… read more

Can You Seek Compensation for a No-Contact Car Crash?

Many car accidents occur when one vehicle hits another, sometimes leading to serious injuries and fatalities. However, not all collisions involve physical contact. No-contact car crashes occur when another person’s actions cause a driver to get into an accident, such as slamming on the brakes or swerving erratically across lanes. Although no-contact car accidents do… read more

How Do I File a Claim if the Other Driver is Uninsured?

In Missouri, people who are injured in a car accident have the right to pursue a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance policy. However, not all drivers follow the law and drive with this important coverage. In situations involving uninsured drivers, you may wonder how you could possibly file a claim. If you are involved… read more

Preserving Evidence After a Crash if 9-1-1 is Unavailable

After a Missouri car accident, one of the very first steps that you should take is to call 911. This will bring law enforcement and emergency medical services to the scene, both of which are very valuable. In particular, the responding officer will create a report that you can use as evidence in a future… read more