Blog Posts in November, 2011

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The Importance of Medical Evidence in Joplin, Missouri Personal Injury Trials

As Joplin MO car accident attorneys, we frequently write about the importance of having a lawyer to represent you in a personal injury claim. However, there are other professionals who may be equally ...
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Deer Season Creates Hazards for Greene County Drivers: How to Stay Safe on the Road

Fall is a beautiful season here in Greene County, Missouri. It's also an exciting time for many Ozarkians, as it brings the beginning of deer season - which means it's important for drivers to be ...
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Traffic Fatalities Continue to Drop in Columbia Missouri and Statewide

Columbia car accident lawyers have been reporting on the downward trend in Missouri traffic fatalities for a while now. On October 27th, the Missouri State Highway Patrol updated their " year to date ...
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Jackson County Missouri Traffic Accident Myths Debunked

In Jackson County Missouri in 2010 there were 21,914 car accidents. There are almost 343 miles of roadway in Jackson County, which means nearly 64 car accidents for every mile of road. And there were ...
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After a Kansas City Car Accident, Worries about Paying Medical Bills Can Add Insult to Injury

In our Kansas City MO personal injury law practice, we frequently have clients who experience a great deal of stress after being injured in a car accident--understandably so. One of the main issues ...
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Tractor Trailer Accidents Continue to Cause Loss of Life in Columbia Missouri and Elsewhere

Tractor trailer accidents are an unfortunate fact of life in Columbia, Missouri and across the state. These huge rigs pose a danger to other motorists due to their enormous size and weight. By law, a ...
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Truckers Driving Longer than Legally Allowed Maximum at Great Risk of Tractor Trailer Accidents in Joplin Missouri and Elsewhere

Although commercial trucking is one of the most highly regulated industries, Joplin truck accident lawyers have repeatedly seen that many truck drivers and trucking companies continue to flout the ...
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Nebraska Teen Who Assisted Victims of Joplin Missouri Tornado Dies in Car Accident--Speeding a Factor in the Deadly Crash

As members of the Joplin community, Joplin Missouri car accident lawyers have been touched by all the stories of people who came to assist us after the devastating tornado ripped through our town last ...
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'Healthy Vision' with Dr. Val Jones Discusses Risks of Nighttime Car Accidents in Kennett and Elsewhere

Our Southeast Missouri Car Accident Lawyers recently discussed the dangers that drivers face on our roadways after the sun sets. With the recent change to Daylight Saving Time, drivers are likely ...
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Kansas City Missouri and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Continue to Target Distracted and Impaired Drivers

As the year winds down, Kansas City Missouri Police Department (KCPD) , Jackson County, and Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) do not want to let up on distracted and impaired drivers. So far this ...
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Distracted Driving: What is it and Why Does it Matter to Kansas City Missouri Drivers

If you drive anywhere in Jackson, Clay, Platte, or Cass Counties you have seen someone driving while texting or while talking on their cell phone. In fact you may have done it yourself. Almost all of ...
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Missouri Chamber of Commerce Meets in Kansas City, Identifies Workers' Compensation Reform as a Major Priority

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry names workers' compensation reform as one of its "leading legislative priorities," according to the Chamber's website. The Board of Directors approved the ...
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MoDOT Receives $1 Million to Fight Trucking Accidents in Perryville and Elsewhere

There's going to be some new parking spaces for trucks on Interstate 70, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The state recently was granted $1 million in federal funding ...
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Final Rule on Cell Phone Use by Truckers Can Help Reduce Truck Accidents from Kansas City, Missouri to the Bootheel

Commercial truck accidents cost millions of dollars and hundreds of lives every year. The latest federal regulation from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Pipeline and ...
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Will Paperless Ticketing in Kansas City Missouri Have an Impact on Traffic Accidents?

As of midnight on August 28, 2011 the Kansas City Missouri Police Department (KCPD) has gone more digital. With a new criminal justice information system from the Regional Justice Information System ...
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Hit And Run Accidents Can Lead to Jail Time, but Do They Also Lead to Financial Compensation for Springfield, Missouri Victims?

A tragic hit and run accident that happened in Overland Park, Kansas will be of interest to our Springfield MO personal injury clients. A woman driving under the influence of drugs hit and killed a ...
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Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Greene County Missouri?

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) issued a press release Monday November 14, 2011 with information about the number of pedestrian accident fatalities so far in 2011. The numbers are cause ...
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Preventable Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Missouri--Columbia Ranked Safest City for Pedestrians

As Columbia car accident lawyers, we've seen our fair share of pedestrians seriously injured or killed by motor vehicles. These tragic accidents occur in both cities and rural areas, on community ...
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Our Cameron, MO Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Car Technology of the Future

There's a new technology that could be hitting our roadways in the near future and our Cameron, MO car accident attorneys would like to share the advance -- We've been to the front and are reporting ...
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Bois D'Arc, Missouri Train Accident is a Reminder about the Dangers of Train Crossings

Train accidents can be a shock. For the most part, they are relatively rare, but when they do occur they are generally catastrophic, causing significant property damage and quite often death. Most ...
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Chain Reaction Accidents Come in Different Shapes and Sizes in Joplin, Missouri and Elsewhere

As Joplin Missouri car accident lawyers, we have repeatedly seen the injuries and devastation to people's lives that chain reaction accidents can cause. In the news recently: three people were ...
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The Dangers of Distracted and DUI Driving after a Motorcycle Accident Leads to Death in Independence Missouri

While the exact details of this motorcycle accident are under investigation, the description of the motorcyclist's driving behavior as observed by a police officer prior to the accident suggest ...
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Tips to Avoid Highway Accidents this Thanksgiving Weekend in Neosho, Missouri and Elsewhere

The Neosho car accident lawyers at Aaron Sachs and Associates want to remind everyone that the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend is the busiest of the year on Joplin and Neosho's roads. ...
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NHTSA Pushes Campaign to Reduce Risks of Distraction-Related Car Accidents in Sikeston and Elsewhere

Distracted driving car accidents in Dexter, Sikeston, New Madrid and elsewhere took the lives of more than 5,400 people in 2009. Another 448,000 people were injured in these incidents. To help push ...
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Disabled Man Run Over by Tractor Trailer--Sues Truck Driver and Springfield Missouri Trucking Company

A personal injury lawsuit filed against a Springfield MO trucking company highlights both the dangers of tractor trailers, and the ways that truck injury claims are different than auto accident ...
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