Halloween Safety for Young Pedestrians & All Motorists: 10 Tips to Remember Tonight

Halloween can be fun, thrilling and festive for adults and children alike. Because children are out in droves trick-or-treating, however, Halloween also happens to be one of the top days on which children are most often hit by drivers. To help avoid such tragic pedestrian accidents and keep kids safe, below are some important pedestrian safety tips to go over with children before letting them out to trick-or-treat Read More

Increase in Pedestrian Deaths Sparks Some to Call for the Return of Red Light Cameras in St. Louis

St. Louis has one of the highest rates of pedestrian deaths in the nation, and 2015 represents a troubling continuation of this trend, as there have been more fatal pedestrian accidents in St. Louis so far this year than over the past two years combined. In fact, as local officials have noted, there have been a total of 18 pedestrian fatalities in St. Louis so far in 2015 – and one of the days on which there tends Read More

Halloween Pedestrian Safety a Concern in St. Louis

Halloween Pedestrian Safety a Concern in St. Louis Halloween isn't only spooky because of the ghosts and the goblins, it's also scary because of the risks for child pedestrian accidents we face. As a matter of fact, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car while walking on Halloween than during any other night of the year. According to Safe Kids USA, there are more than 540 child pedestrians killed in traffic Read More

St. Louis Pedestrian Accident Results in Chief’s Suspension

Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland was recently suspended for a day (without pay) after reportedly hitting a pedestrian earlier this month. He was suspended by Mayor Annise Parker, according to KMOV. The accident happened as the officer attempted to make a left on Clay from Travis in downtown Houston. He admitted to not seeing the pedestrian. "I was at fault and will hold myself to a higher accountability," Read More

Simple Steps for Staying Safe on All Hallow’s Eve!

Safety advocates with the American Red Cross St. Louis Area Chapter are wishing everyone a SAFEHalloween. As our little goblins and ghost take over our streets in search of sugary treats, our St. Louis personal injury attorneys remind you that even the scariest of monsters need to be safe out there. Some of our biggest threats on All Hallow's Eve aren't even witches and vampires, they're the risks of pedestrian Read More

Our St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers Wish You a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Our St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers Wish You a Safe and Happy Halloween! Halloween is right around the corner, and with the spooky holiday comes serious risks for child injury in St. Louis . As our little ghosts and goblins suit up for some trick-or-treat fun, we urge parents and guardians to take a timeout and review some simple Halloween safety tips to help ensure the safety of everyone. "The single Read More

Missouri to Participate in International Walk to School Day to Raise Awareness of Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri and Elsewhere

Missouri to Participate in International Walk to School Day to Raise Awareness of Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri and Elsewhere There are many reasons to go out for a walk or hop on a bicycle for a leisurely ride around the neighborhood. But for some Missouri students, these two forms of transportation may be the only way to get to and from school. With that comes the real risk of potentially being involved in a Read More

Missouri State Patrol Examines 12,000 School Buses to Help Prevent Child Injury in St. Louis

Missouri State Patrol Examines 12,000 School Buses to Help Prevent Child Injury in St. Louis Missouri State Patrol recently conducted a number of school bus inspections to help prevent child injury in St. Louis and elsewhere throughout the state this school year. The results conclude that nearly 90 percent of the school buses in St. Louis have passed the rigorous inspection. Cpl. Jeff Wilson says that he and his Read More

St. Louis slip and fall, dog bite, premise liability concerns come with Halloween

St. Louis slip and fall, dog bite, premise liability concerns come with Halloween Your risk of an accident in St. Louis may be the scariest thing about Halloween. St. Louis pedestrian accidents, slip and fall accidents and dog attacks are just a few of the premise liability claims that plague the week of Halloween. And your odds don't get any better out on the road; the National Highway Traffic Safety Read More