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

Lawmakers consider text-messaging ban in effort to reduce Missouri car accidents

Lawmakers consider text-messaging ban in effort to reduce Missouri car accidents Missouri lawmakers spent the final days of the 2010 legislative session debating the merits of a bill that would ban text messaging by all drivers, the News-Leader reported. By pushing the measure to the governor's desk for signature, lawmakers hope to reduce the number of serious and fatal Missouri car accidents caused by distracted Read More