Protecting You and Your Passengers from Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive Driving is a huge problem in Missouri. In fact, the Missouri Statewide Traffic Accident Records System indicates that aggressive driving was involved in more than 60% of all accidents so far this year. What Is Aggressive Driving? Many people may think of aggressive driving as road rage. While that can lead to aggressive driving, there are other ways people can be aggressive drivers, sometimes without even Read More

Avoiding an ATV Accident in Missouri – ATV Safety Tips

All-terrain vehicles (ATV’s) are motorized vehicles that are used off-road (not on a paved road) for family entertainment. It is important to remember that ATV’s are not made for pavement, and many accidents occur by riding on a paved road improperly or illegally.  ATV riders may find it necessary to occasionally cross a paved road.  To reduce the risk of injury, follow state laws, yield to oncoming traffic, and ride Read More

Why is it Important to Keep Up With Regular Vehicle Maintenance

Vehicle maintenance may seem like a tedious and unnecessary task, but keeping up on regular vehicle maintenance can keep you safe while driving, and have your vehicle operating at optimal performance. This will in turn save you money and extend the life of the vehicle.  Below are some common areas of your vehicle that should be regularly maintained: Engine The engine is the CPU (central processing unit) and the basis Read More

How to Safely Ride Your Motorcycle in Adverse Weather Conditions

Riding a motorcycle, on a beautiful weather day brings a form of joy, peace, and freedom that is not easily explained, but weather changes (and often times very quickly), and a rider may have to make a quick decision, to ensure that their own safety (as well as the other drivers on the road). Each season brings its own set of challenges for riders of motorcycles. Let’s take a closer look at how you should act, and Read More

10 Tips for Winning Your Truck Accident Case

If you reside in St. Louis, MO and find yourself involved in a serious personal truck accident, chances are you will also need to hire an experienced St. Louis truck accident attorney to fight for your rights and help you win your case.   While cases involving personal truck accidents are common, it's important that the motorist involved be able to provide certain details that will make their case much easier Read More

When Other Drivers Aren’t Alert and Riding Safe Isn’t Enough

May was National Motorcycle Awareness month.  This campaign is designed to remind motorcyclists and other vehicle drivers to safely “share the road.”After all, motorcyclists have the same rights and privileges as any other driver on the road.  According to National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), an individual riding a motorcycle is 5 times more likely to be injured than a person driving or Read More

The Real Deal With Insurance Companies and Personal Injury Claims

Contrary to the ads we see on television where insurance companies portray themselves as always being there when you need them, the experience of many accident victims today is quite different. What’s Different Today In the past, an insurance company’s claim department had only one concern – to determine what you are entitled to receive under your policy. But today, many insurance companies have figured out, with the Read More

What The Jury Cares Most About In A Personal Injury Case?

It is a widely held misconception that when you file a personal injury lawsuit, the judge decides your case. But, unless the case is tried to the bench in what is called a “bench trial”, it is normally a jury who will decide not only if you will prevail in your lawsuit but also the amount of damages you will receive. This article discusses what the jury cares most about in a personal injury case. Furthermore, it Read More

Property Damage After An Automobile Accident

Knowing your rights in terms of being compensated for the damage someone causes to your car can benefit you greatly if and when you are involved in an auto accident. However, most people have no idea of what they are entitled to recover. What follows here is what every car owner should know regarding property damage claims after automobile accidents. The Cost of Repairs When someone else is at fault, you are usually Read More

Car Accidents and Using Your Seat Belt in St Louis, Missouri

Just a few weeks ago, a two-week safety campaign was launched in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas, which included the use of seat belts while in the vehicle and other safety precautions for people on the road. According to local authorities, teenagers are not as diligent in using their seat belts as adults and young children, which is why the police will be patrolling the school areas more through mid-March in an Read More