Wrongful Death: You Can’t Change the Past, But You Can Still Have a Future

When you lose a loved one, the emotional devastation and financial burden arising from such a loss can be daunting. If the fatal accident was the result of another party’s carelessness or negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for medical costs, funeral expenses, and other economic losses. Wrongful Death in Missouri Missouri Revised Statutes section 537.080 defines wrongful death as a fatality Read More

The Top 5 Benefits to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Dedicated to the Field

When you’ve been badly injured in a car crash or as a result of someone else’s negligence, the fight for fair compensation can be a difficult one. Not only are your household bills only being partially paid (or not paid at all) because you can’t work, you also have to deal with the pressure of mounting medical costs, accident-related expenses, and insurance companies with their defense attorneys who block your claim Read More

New Laws Affecting Personal Injury Cases

On August 28, a number of new laws will take effect in Missouri that will negatively impact citizen’s 7th amendment rights in personal injury cases.  What follows is a summary of how these laws will affect personal injury cases. Senate Bill 31 (the “collateral source law”): This law will limit medical expense claims to the “actual cost of the medical care or treatment” rendered to a personal injury victim.  Read More

Which US Presidents Were Lawyers

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2015 Sets a Record For Total Number of Vehicle Recalls

In total, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there were a total of 51.3 million vehicles recalled in 2015. The more than 50 million automobile recalls were issued over the course of 868 individual campaigns including makes and models from many of the major manufacturers. In Comparison to 2014 The number of vehicle recalls in 2015 tops the total reported in 2014 – a record-breaking Read More

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Kills 2 Vacationers

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Kills 2 Vacationers A recent motorcycle accident in St. Louis took the life of two riders. The accident occurred near Big Bend Road and Interstate 44, according to STL Today. Read More