Commercial Truck Accidents Have Many Potential Defendants
Posted in Truck accidents on October 15, 2022
Accidents involving commercial trucks can be devastating. These vehicles are significantly larger and heavier than passenger cars, and often result in severe injuries and fatalities. If you were involved in one of these collisions, you deserve to hold the at-fault party liable. However, commercial truck accidents can have many potential defendants. Depending on the events… read more
How an Accident Reconstruction Expert May Help Your Car Accident Case
Posted in Car Accidents on October 10, 2022
After a serious accident, like a car crash, you may want to pursue a lawsuit or insurance claim. As long as you can prove the at-fault driver’s liability, you could recover financial compensation to help pay for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other losses. However, proving liability in a car accident case can sometimes… read more
How Long Does an Insurance Company Have to Settle a Claim in Missouri?
Posted in Car Accidents on October 5, 2022
After a car accident, you want to recover compensation for your damages as quickly as possible. However, filing an insurance claim can be a complex and stressful process. In some cases, it can feel like it takes a very long time for an insurance company to investigate your claim and issue a decision about your… read more
How to Prove Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case
Posted in Personal Injury on October 1, 2022
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you can recover damages for any physical, emotional, and financial losses that you experienced in your accident. Lost wages while recovering from or receiving treatment for your injury make up a significant portion of these damages. To prove lost wages, you will need to submit documentation that clearly… read more
How to Prove Distracted Driving
Posted in Car Accidents on September 10, 2022
Distracted driving happens every day, despite being extremely dangerous. Every year, serious accidents are caused by drivers who talk on the phone, eat, text, or engage in another distracting activity while behind the wheel. It can be very difficult for victims to prove that the at-fault driver was distracted at the time of their accidents…. read more
Prevent a Rear-End Car Accident with These Tips
Posted in Car Accidents on September 8, 2022
One of the most common types of car accidents is a rear-end collision. This accident happens when one driver collides into the back of another vehicle, sometimes causing serious injuries to the motorist and passengers inside. Being involved in a rear-end accident can be a scary experience. However, there are some critical steps that you… read more
How Do I File a Disability Claim?
Posted in Personal Injury on September 3, 2022
The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides financial compensation for people who have disabilities. There are two programs run by the SSA: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), each of which have their own rules, requirements, and benefits. Filing a claim for disability benefits in Missouri can be a complex process,… read more
What Is an Independent Medical Exam?
Posted in Personal Injury on September 1, 2022
When someone is injured and files an insurance claim or lawsuit, it is common for disputes to arise. Many of these disagreements involve the nature and extent of the victim’s injuries. In these situations, one or both parties may request an independent medical exam of the victim in order to obtain clear facts about his… read more
Is “Loss of Chance” Cause for Medical Malpractice?
Posted in Medical Malpractice on July 13, 2022
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?
Posted in Car Accidents on July 11, 2022
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