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

What Are the Leading Causes of Fatal Boating Accidents? 

In 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard reported 4,040 recreational boating accidents that caused 2,222 injuries and 636 deaths.  While the fatality rate decreased by 1.8% and the number of deaths dropped by 3.3% from 2021, no one should’ve lost their lives. Most of these accidents… read more

Collision Insurance vs. Comprehensive Insurance in Missouri

Collision insurance and comprehensive insurance are two types of auto accident insurance. While neither of these is mandatory by law in Missouri (the way that liability insurance is), both of them have their uses. It is important to understand the difference between the two.  It… read more

Understanding Assumption of Risk

If you were hurt in a personal injury accident, you need to be prepared for defenses the at-fault party may raise. One of these is that you assumed the risk of injury. This can be a complicated aspect of a case, and if successful, it… read more