Lane Splitting & Filtering Is Legal in Missouri

Waiting in stopped or slow-moving traffic is one of the most frustrating aspects of driving any motor vehicle. If you’re riding a motorcycle, you could be wondering if you can fit your vehicle through the space between the stopped cars and keep going. “Lane splitting”… read more

Car Accident Reports in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Revenue expects you to file an accident report for all but the most minor car accidents. This is true even though the police will file their own police report if they arrive at the accident scene. You have to file an… read more

Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident Is Serious

Kansas City bicyclists are at a high risk of suffering serious internal injuries when involved in traffic accidents. Although torso protection exists, the average rider on city bicycle paths travels in lightweight clothing, which offers no protection from blunt or piercing forces.  The spleen is… read more

Three killed and dozens injured after Amtrak train goes off the track in Missouri

Tragedy struck on Monday evening (6/27/22) when an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck, derailing the train. Eight train cars and two locomotives departed from the tracks at an uncontrolled intersection near the city of Mendon, Missouri, at 12:42 p.m CT. The intersection did… read more

Is Jaywalking Legal in Missouri?

Missouri laws are fairly generous when it comes to pedestrians crossing roads. Pedestrians are permitted to cross most public roads at almost any point, as long as they yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles. While some roads and areas have stricter regulations, jaywalking is by… read more

Who Is At Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident?   

A T-bone accident refers to a collision where one car’s front end collides with the side of another, making a T-shape. These collisions can be catastrophic, with injuries that can be life-changing or even fatal. One driver is in a head-on collision, while the other… read more

Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in Missouri?

If you have ever driven on a major highway, you have probably noticed that tractor-trailers usually congregate in the right lanes. This isn’t a coincidence. Most states have laws requiring large vehicles to stay out of the left lane. The state of Missouri is no… read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain Stem Injuries?

Brain stem injuries deeply impact the lives of those who have them. They can turn a person’s life upside down and affect every aspect of their existence, from work to family to future dreams.  Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself against such a catastrophic… read more

Are You Legally Required to Tell Someone You Have Herpes?

Some states have criminal statutes that make it illegal to have sexual relations with someone without telling them you have herpes. You are only required to tell the person you have herpes if you engage in sexual conduct. However, Missouri does not have such a… read more

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