School districts can be held responsible for hazing, other injuries to St. Louis students

School districts can be held responsible for hazing, other injuries to St. Louis students The Seneca School District is investigating a reported hazing incident involving members of the high school football team, the Joplin Globe reported. Schools and universities have made great strides in reducing or eliminating hazing on campuses over the last decade, as recognition of the risk of hazing and other bullying Read More

Fewer St. Louis car accidents but Missouri motorcycle accidents remain a summer concern

Fewer St. Louis car accidents but Missouri motorcycle accidents remain a summer concern While a fewer than normal number of Missouri car accidents were reported over the Fourth of July weekend, St. Louis motorcycle accidents and accidents involving motorcycles elsewhere in Missouri continue to be a concern through the summer riding season. The Missouri State Patrol reported three fatal accidents over the holiday. Read More

Authorities aim to reduce St. Louis car accidents over the Fourth of July

Authorities aim to reduce St. Louis car accidents over the Fourth of July Authorities will be out in force over the Fourth of July weekend looking for speeders, drunk drivers and other unsafe motorists in an effort aimed at preventing car accidents in St. Louis and throughout Missouri. The News Tribune reports that Missouri ranks sixth on a nationwide list of states with the most speeding tickets. "If our Read More

Police aim to prevent St. Louis car accidents by targeting aggressive drivers (Yes, that means you!)

Police aim to prevent St. Louis car accidents by targeting aggressive drivers (Yes, that means you!) Law enforcement will be out in force this summer, patrolling I-270 in an effort to reduce the number of serious and fatal St. Louis car accidents. St. Louis Today reports that nine separate law enforcement agencies will be patrolling for aggressive driving and other safety hazards. The effort is part of the statewide Read More

ATV accidents can lead to St. Louis premise liability claim

ATV accidents can lead to St. Louis premise liability claim A 68-year-old Chaffee man was killed in a Missouri ATV accident Wednesday night, the South Missourian reported. ATV accidents are responsible for an alarming number of accidents. Anyone injured in an ATV accident should contact a St. Louis injury lawyer to discuss their rights. In this case, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the man was riding in a Read More

St. Louis swimming pool accidents a summer danger

St. Louis swimming pool accidents a summer danger The end of the school year is an excellent time to talk to your children about pool and water safety. St. Louis swimming pool accidents occur almost exclusively between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Tragically, small children are the most frequent victims. In response, the Consumer Products Safety Commission has launched a nationwide Pool Safety Campaign, aimed at Read More

Two dead in St. Louis trucking accident; authorities blame distracted driving

Two dead in St. Louis trucking accident; authorities blame distracted driving A horrific St. Louis semi accident killed two motorists in a seven-car, chain-reaction collision on I-55, St. Louis Today reported. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the tractor-trailer accident was caused by distracted driving after the trucker took his eyes off the road. By the time he returned his attention to the road, he found a Read More

$500,000 recovered for St. Charles County Dog Mauling

  $500,000 recovered for St. Charles County Dog Mauling I recently resolved a St. Charles County dog mauling case for $500,000.00, which I believe is the highest recovery ever recovered for a dog bite case in the county. On October 17, 2009, my client and his grandson were enjoying his backyard when a pit bull mix named "Rufus" owned by a rear facing neighbor suddenly and without warning began barking Read More

Missouri car accidents will occur every 9 minutes over the Memorial Day weekend

Missouri car accidents will occur every 9 minutes over the Memorial Day weekend The summer driving season begins in earnest with Memorial Day weekend. And, while New Year's Eve gets the attention, St. Louis car accidents frequently occur during the trio of summer holidays -- Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Authorities report a Missouri traffic accident will seriously injure or kill someone every 9 Read More

St. Louis sidewalk accidents a common cause of fall injuries

St. Louis sidewalk accidents a common cause of fall injuries No one was injured when part of a building collapsed onto a sidewalk over the weekend, News Channel 4 reported. The St. Louis sidewalk accident occurred about 6 p.m. Saturday at Michigan and Itaska in south St. Louis when part of a building's facade crashed onto the sidewalk. Some children were playing nearby but were not hurt. A man who lives in the Read More