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Drowsy Driving: The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Sleep

May 12, 2016

Although drinking while driving is a very serious and well-known problem, another deadly habit is proving to be even more widespread: drowsy driving. In 2014, over 33 percent of all U.S. drivers fell asleep behind the wheel of a car. There are 42 drowsy drivers…

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Don’t Negotiate on Your Own After a Car Accident

May 5, 2016

Mantra of auto insurance claims adjusters and defense attorneys – Delay. Deny. Defend. Simply put, an auto insurance company’s main objective is not compensating you, even if you have documented injuries stemming from a car accident. In fact, many auto insurance companies often try to…

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Handling Medical Bills After an Accident

April 29, 2016

“I was in an accident. I needed treatment.  Now the hospital is hounding me.  What do I do?” This type of statement is all too common. Someone is injured in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident… They seek the medical treatment they need. But…

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Workers’ Compensation: How to Pursue a Claim

April 21, 2016

Missouri is home to thousands of working men and women who pride themselves on the work they do. Unfortunately, every year many of these workers are injured on the job. If you are injured on the job, workers’ compensation laws can help you with the…

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Minimum Car Insurance Coverage: Is It Enough?

April 14, 2016

Many of us probably assume that car insurance is a no brainer. If a driver is insured and causes an accident, their car insurance should cover all the related expenses. Right? Not necessarily. In Missouri, the minimum amount of car insurance required by law is…

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Distracted Driving: A Major Cause of Accident Injuries

March 31, 2016

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and intends to draw attention to this epidemic. Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2014, 3,179 people were killed in distracted driving crashes, according to Distraction.gov. Another 431,000 people suffered accident injuries caused by distracted drivers. In…

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Hiring the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury

March 25, 2016

If you’re having heart issues, you don’t schedule an appointment with a foot doctor. The same logic applies to hiring a lawyer after a serious car accident. If you or a loved one was hurt in the collision, you probably shouldn’t call your tax attorney…

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Five Safety Tips to Protect Young Drivers

March 4, 2016

2015 was the deadliest driving year since 2008 after an 8% increase in traffic deaths between 2014 and 2015. That 8% is the largest year-to-year increase in a half-century, according to estimates by the National Safety Council. About 38,300 were killed on U.S. roads in…

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Trucking Accidents: A Serious Threat

February 9, 2016

How prevalent are trucking accidents? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 342,000 reported accidents involving large trucks in 2013. Of those 342,000 accidents, there were an estimated 95,000 injuries and 3,964 fatalities. Because of their high prevalence and lasting impacts, many…

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