Blog Posts in May, 2011

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Shots Fired at Springfield Missouri Motorists after Traffic Altercation

A Springfield, Missouri gunman, who police believe fired multiple rounds at a man near West Central and Missouri Streets, is still on the loose. Springfield police continue their search for the man ...
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Teens Join National Organization to Fight Teen Car Accidents in Springfield, Missouri

As May comes to a close, lets remember, National Youth Traffic Safety Month urges teens to join together to focus on car accidents in Springfield and elsewhere in the county as these accidents rank as ...
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70-Mile Ride to Help Reduce Risks of Motorcycle Accidents in Southeast Missouri

Motorcycle riders from the Bootheel and all over Southeast Missouri headed west recently in the hopes of raising awareness and decreasing the number of motorcycle accidents in in Southeast Missouri ...
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Cape Girardeau Missouri Personal Injury Law Firm and Station KFVS 12 Co-sponsor "Heartland's Best Teachers"

The Cape Girardeau Law Firm of Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. in partnership with TV station KFVS 12, is proud to sponsor The Heartland's Best Teachers for the second year in a row. A banquet of ...
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Missouri Work Accidents 101: Filing a Claim and other Information you Need to Know

In launching our Missouri Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog, we have reported about some of what you need to know when dealing with a work injury in Springfield are elsewhere in Southern Missouri. ...
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Heavier Trucks Increase Risk of Springfield Missouri Tractor-Trailer Accidents

The risk of serious or fatal injuries suffered in Springfield tractor-trailer accidents could increase if heavier semis are permitted on Missouri roads, the News-Leader reported. Springfield accident ...
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Four College Student Die in Columbia, Missouri Car Accident

Four students died in a Columbia car accident as they headed out to Lake of the Ozarks for a weekend shopping trip. The teens reportedly just kicked off their celebration of the end of the school year ...
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When it Comes to Preventing Car Crashes, Columbia Missouri Joins the World

This week launched the "Decade of Action for Road Safety," the first-ever worldwide effort to improve road safety. Over 50 countries and 30 U.S. cities participated in the May 11 event, hosted by ...
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U.S. Sees Decrease in Fatal Accidents -- Officials Hope to see the same For Southeast Missouri Car Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the number of motor vehicle accidents nationwide has declined for the fourth year in a row. The United States also experienced ...
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Troopers Increase Enforcement Efforts to Reduce Number of Missouri Car Accidents this Memorial Day Weekend

Police officers in Missouri have announced their plans for stricter enforcement programs over this Memorial Day holiday weekend to reduce the risks of a car accident in Missouri. Troopers will be ...
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Driver Accused of Causing Fatal Car Accident in Joplin Admits to Xanax Use

A single-car crash that took the life of one passenger has Xanax to thank for the drivers poor driving skills. The young driver now admits that taking Xanax after initially denying consumption, ...
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Flooding, Storm Debris, Increase Risk of Joplin Car Accidents after Deadly Tornado

The recent devastating tornado comes with a long laundry list of after affects for residents. For some families, the end seems to be too far to reach. The superintendent of the Missouri State Highway ...
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Memorial Day Increases Risks for Car Accidents in Springfield, Nixa and Elsewhere

A newly released report, from the National Safety Council (NSC), reveals estimates for car accidents in Republic and elsewhere for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. The NSC predicts that more ...
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Missouri Highway Patrol to Participate in Operation Care To Reduce Auto Accidents in Springfield Missouri and Statewide this Memorial Day Weekend

As Springfield MO residents excitedly gear up for the first three day holiday weekend of the year, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is also gearing up--for full participation in Operation Care ...
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Memorial Day Weekend Increases Risk of Drunk Driving Accidents in Columbia and Elsewhere

This Memorial Day holiday weekend, safety advocates and law enforcement worry about the many roadways dangers that drivers will face, including heightening traffic and drunk drivers. New study ...
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Southeast Missouri Car Accidents a Danger as Spring Driving Season gets Under Way

A Bootheel man was killed in a Stoddard County crash when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle entering Highway 153, the Southeast Missourian reported. Our Perryville personal injury lawyers remind ...
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NSC Predicts Heightened Risks for Car Accidents in Joplin and Elsewhere this Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

Recently released statistics, from the National Safety Council (NSC), estimate the number of traffic accidents for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. The holiday weekend typically begins at 6 ...
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Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) to Hit Joplin, Carthage and Webb City Missouri this Memorial Day Weekend

As the residents of Joplin and the rest of Jasper County head into this year's eagerly anticipated start to summer--Memorial Day Weekend--they should be pleased to hear that the Missouri State Highway ...
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For or Against Speed Cameras; No Debate About Risk of Speed in Springfield Car Crashes

Missouri lawmakers are on the verge of permitting speed cameras throughout the state. On May 11, the General Assembly agreed to convene a conference committee to hash out the differences between the ...
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Jackson Missouri Catastrophic Injury Victims Find Support and Financial Assistance

The Jackson Missouri Catastrophic Injury attorneys at Aaron Sachs and Associates see all too many victims of life destroying accidents in their Cape Girardeau office. In many cases, these devastating ...
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Missouri Department of Transportation Designates Week to Safety in Hopes of Reducing Risks of Railroad Accidents and Car Wrecks

The Missouri Department of Transportation has recently created various public service announcements in accordance with the National Operational Lifesaver Organization's "Getting There - Is It Worth ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Participating in Operation Care (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) to Decrease Auto Accidents this Memorial Day Weekend

Southeast Missouri is gearing up for the first holiday weekend of the year--Memorial Day Weekend. From Cape Girardeau to Poplar Bluff, in Sikeston and Charleston, Kennet and Van Buren and all over the ...
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How to File A Missouri Workers' Compensation Claim

If you have been injured on the job, or develop a work related illness or occupational disease, there are specific steps you need to take to make sure you are adequately compensated under Missouri's ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Teams with Operation CARE to Reduce Auto Accidents in Columbia and Jefferson City Memorial Day Weekend

Columbia and Jefferson City, as well as the rest of Boone County, are heading into this year's Memorial Day Weekend with a huge advantage. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) is once again ...
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Teen driver involved in Serious Car Accident in Neosho allegedly gets Alcohol from Police Officer

A Neosho police officer has been accused of supplying vodka to a teen driver, who was involved in a car crash in Neosho. The car accident happened around 4:00 a.m. on Pineville Road. The teen driver ...
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