How to File a Car Accident Claim With Allstate

If another driver causes your car accident in Missouri, you can file a claim against the at-fault driver’s liability insurance coverage. You could also file a lawsuit seeking damages if the insurance company refuses to settle the claim.  Missouri requires drivers to carry a minimum… read more

Vehicle and Driver Requirements in Missouri for Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft, the country’s top ridesharing services, are a great alternative to taxi services. Still, as with any type of public transportation, there are driver and passenger safety requirements.  Understanding safety requirements for Uber and Lyft drivers can help you stay safe. What Are… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Case

It can be difficult to disclose sensitive, private details about your life. However, when you hire a personal injury lawyer, you need to tell the attorney everything you know about the accident and your injuries.  There could be some information that you might not want… read more

Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits

Lawsuits filed against the 3M Corporation for defective combat earplugs continue to be heard as the multidistrict litigation continues. Thousands of veterans and service members allege they sustained hearing loss and other damages from using the defective 3M combat earplugs. Jury verdicts have included multi-million… read more

Valsartan Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Valsartan is a common medication used to treat high blood pressure. Doctors also prescribe it to prevent stroke and kidney malfunction. The drug accomplishes these goals by blocking the hormone angiotensin. This hormone causes the blood vessels to contract, increasing blood pressure. In 2018, the… read more

How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter

Personal injury lawyers send settlement demand letters to insurance companies demanding a specific amount to resolve a personal injury claim. The letter is a starting point for settlement negotiations between the parties. Most personal injury cases settle through negotiations instead of going to trial. Injury… read more

Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen and Who’s to Blame?

Imagine you’re driving along, listening to your favorite podcast, then wham! Someone hits you from behind. Or you’re behind another vehicle, and suddenly the driver in front of you slams on their brakes. You can’t stop in time and crash. Rear-end collisions can cause significant… read more

All About Tattoo Infections

Missouri has regulated tattoo artists and tattoo parlors since 1998. Before then, getting a tattoo was risky. Some diseases, like hepatitis, syphilis, and HIV, can be transmitted through a tattoo needle. Since sterile procedures were not required before regulation, infections were common. Since 1998, the… read more

Nine Factors that Determine How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement in Kansas City

Missouri uses a fault-based car insurance system. This means you must pursue the at-fault driver for compensation after a car accident. When you file your insurance claim against the at-fault driver, you need to prove your losses. You also need to prove the other driver’s… read more

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

When some people hear the word “concussion,” they don’t think of a traumatic or dangerous injury. But the truth is that concussions can be very serious. In fact, they are a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Unfortunately, concussions are not always taken seriously, and… read more