personal injury

Missouri ranks number one for injuries from falls in U.S.

March 7, 2018

By: Rae Daniels PLATTE CITY, Mo. — With icy weather, more people are prone to take a tumble. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri’s fall injuries are 31 percent higher than the national average. It states it’s also the leading…

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Bill would reduce Missourians’ time frame for personal injury lawsuits

February 9, 2018

A new law being considered by the Missouri legislature could impact plaintiff’s rights to recover. By: Magdaline Duncan JEFFERSON CITY — State lawmakers are considering legislation that would shrink the window during which Missourians can file personal injury lawsuits. The current statute of limitations is…

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Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Accuse GM of Threats in Ignition Switch Deal

September 25, 2017

 by John Bair In August, plaintiffs’ lawyers argued that threatening behavior from General Motors (GM) thwarted a settlement agreement for claims surrounding faulty ignition switches and other vehicle defects. According to an article in Reuters, GM had been agreeing to pay $1 billion in shares…

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Who Is to Blame for Child Playground Injuries?

September 22, 2017

by  David M. Ring It’s back to school time, and children across Southern California will be spending recess and afterschool time climbing, swinging, and running on playgrounds. While these childhood staples provide children with hours of fun and activities, they can also be quite dangerous…

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Is Asbestos in Talcum Baby Powder the ‘Crime of the Century’?

July 17, 2017

Recent health and safety information has arisen with regard to asbestos contamination of common talc baby powder products, including talc products sold by Johnson & Johnson, and other talcum powder products still for sale throughout the United States. During 2016 and 2017, defective product personal…

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