Driving While Using Your Cell Phone in St. Louis, Missouri

Cell phones are a major driver distraction. It is a growing concern across the United States and in St. Louis. Missouri recently implemented laws to curb cell phone use while driving.  Understanding Missouri’s Laws Starting Monday, August 28, Missouri began enforcing the Siddens Bening Hands-Free… read more

Dog Bite Statistics Per Breed

No matter their breed, every dog is capable of biting a human being. Though that may sound unsettling, it is a characteristic of dogs that some actually find desirable, especially if the dog is being kept as a guard animal.  Nevertheless, according to the American… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma – Causes, Effects, and Compensation

Blunt force head trauma is a serious injury that can affect the victim’s health, career, and finances.  This type of injury occurs when there is a non-penetrating impact to the head, resulting from contact with a blunt object or surface. Many may associate blunt force… read more

An Honest Evaluation of a Slip and Fall Case

As a personal injury claim, a slip and fall accident occurs when a dangerous condition on someone’s property causes another person to fall and suffer an injury. In elderly people, the demographic most likely to suffer injury in a slip and fall accident, the results… read more

Missouri Car and Booster Seat Laws

Compared to even a few decades ago, modern cars are much safer than their predecessors. However, just because they are safer doesn’t mean people no longer get into accidents. And those accidents still result in injuries to the passengers, especially when they aren’t properly secured…. read more

The Dangers of Driving With Loud Music in St. Louis

When driving in St. Louis, Missouri, there’s often nothing better than rolling your car windows down, turning the speakers up, and hitting the highway while you listen to your favorite tunes. You’re sober, you’re not looking at your phone, and your eyes are on the… read more

What Is Missouri’s Open Container Law?

Almost every state in the country has open container laws that prevent people from driving with an open container of alcohol in the car and from drinking alcohol in a public place. However, Missouri is one of the six states that doesn’t restrict those activities…. read more

How Long Do I Have To File a Car Accident Claim in Missouri?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Missouri, it can be devastating. Additionally, figuring out what to do next and when to do it can be confusing – especially when it comes to getting compensation from the at-fault party. Car accidents can… read more

Is Flying Safer than Driving?

Is flying safer than driving? No matter how many times this question is answered, it continues to be posed regularly. And it is truly a legitimate question because flying and driving are two of the most popular ways humans get around.  The answer to the… read more

What Is the Average Missouri Auto Accident Settlement?

Did you know that most auto accident cases never make it to trial? Instead, most car accident victims settle their cases with insurance companies long before a trial is necessary. And although they may not get as much compensation as they would have at trial,… read more