How Long Does It Take To Get A Personal Injury Settlement Check in Missouri?

It typically takes a few weeks to a few months to settle a Missouri personal injury claim. Nevertheless, personal injury claims do not resolve themselves—you must fight for them. Even then, progress can seem painfully slow unless you know how to pressure the opposing party… read more

What Is the Difference Between Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault?

The terms “sexual abuse” and “sexual assault” are seen in news headlines at a concerning rate. However, it’s not always clear how these terms differ and what they imply.  Sexual abuse and sexual assault actually refer to the same general action — the act of… read more

What Types of Lawyers Are the Highest Paid?  

There’s a commonly held perception that working as a lawyer comes with a high income. This can be true, but it’s not always the case or even the norm. Certain types of law can lead to a higher income, but many factors impact how much… read more

How Long Does It Take To Settle an 18-Wheeler Accident Case in Missouri?

Claims for car accidents are markedly more difficult and complicated than truck accident claims. While you are likely anxious to settle your 18-wheeler accident case to pay medical bills, make up for lost wages, and get back on your feet, patience is key to securing… read more

Traffic and Red Light Cameras in St. Louis

If you have ever looked up at a traffic light and noticed a contraption connected to it, you may have been peering into a red light camera. Over the last several years, the number of red light and traffic cameras has dramatically increased in St…. read more

How Serious Does a Collision Have to Be for Airbags to Deploy?

Airbags serve to protect drivers and passengers in the event of a car accident. Airbags can protect individuals from serious harm or even death. Historically, airbags have reduced fatalities in frontal crashes by 29 percent. However, airbags do not deploy in all collisions. It is… read more

Is It Possible to Get Out of Jury Duty?

Jury duty is a civic service designed to keep the courts in check and ensures trials are fairly decided. Each day, hundreds of St. Louis residents are called to serve on juries in both civil and criminal trials. While some trials may only last one… read more

Types of Car Accident Injuries

While every St. Louis car accident may happen under different circumstances, they still tend to result in the same types of injuries.  The nature of those injuries depends on factors such as: The types of vehicles involved in the crash How fast the vehicles were… read more

MSHP Reports: What You Need to Know

When you’re involved in a car accident, you need to call 911 and request assistance from law enforcement. The law enforcement agency that responds to the call depends on the area where your accident occurred. If you’re on a highway in Missouri, the Missouri State… read more

Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

A commercial driver’s license is a requirement for those interested in making careers out of driving large vehicles. A regular driver’s license will not do, as operating large vehicles takes unique skill. Multiple types of commercial driver’s licenses exist, allowing drivers to operate different large… read more