Blog Posts in October, 2011

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Columbia Missouri Parents Urged to Read "Safe Kids USA" Study Before Their Kids Go Trick-Or-Treating This Year

Car accidents or injuries are not what comes to mind when you think of Halloween. However, Columbia MO car accident lawyers have just learned of a study commissioned by the organization Safe Kids USA. ...
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Safety Tips to Help Southeast Missouri Avoid Pedestrian Accidents on Halloween in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Halloween night has been known to have an increased number pedestrian accidents. Everyone is rushing around to have fun and collect goodies and get to the party and they can forget to pay attention to ...
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Good News in Springfield Missouri as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Releases Results of Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program Study

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on August 31, 2011 released the results of a study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) that ...
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Tractor Trailers and Halloween Don't Have to be a Horror Show for Halloween in Columbia and Through Out Missouri

Have you ever noticed how many horror movies feature a big rig, semi-tractor trailers, or their drivers? Quite often truck accidents, from Columbia to Joplin, Missouri, result in real tragedy. But on ...
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Springfield Missouri Workers Often Ask Whether They Need to File a Claim for Compensation

One of the most common questions Springfield Missouri workers' compensation lawyers are asked concerns when to file an official claim with the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation. Injured ...
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Our Lexington, MO, Car Accident Lawyers Warn Residents of Holiday-Related Accidents

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, six people were injured during a recent hayride accident in Oak Grove. Our Lexington, MO, personal injury attorneys understand that with end of the year ...
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Our Butler, MO Car Accident Attorneys Warn Residents about Increased Risks for Crashes with Deer

October and November are some of the most dangerous months on our roadways for deer-car accidents in Butler, MO. These types of accidents can cause more than just damage to the vehicle. They can ...
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Amtrak Ridership up for Kansas City Missouri Travelers--Is Train Travel Really Safer?

Kansas City personal injury lawyers know that while train travel is much safer than car travel, per mile traveled, accidents can and do happen. However, train ridership is up in Missouri. According to ...
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Safety Tips for Halloween Celebrations in Springfield Missouri

Halloween is a very popular holiday for young and old alike, especially here in Springfield, Missouri. But like all fun things, Halloween can also be a little risky. From pedestrian accidents to drunk ...
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Our Warrensburg, MO, Car Accident Lawyers Back Proposed Cell Phone Ban for Commercial Truckers

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently made a recommendation to ban cell phone use for truck drivers. This recommendation would prohibit both hands-free and held-held phone use by ...
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Reminders for Pedestrian Safety after a Pedestrian Accident in Wright County Missouri

Walking is a great activity for so many reasons. In Wright County Missouri people walk for personal and environmental health. From saving money and fossil fuels to enjoying being outside and getting ...
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Missouri Highway Patrol Saturations Result in One in Sixteen DWI Arrests in Miller And Camden Counties

As part of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's ongoing efforts to cut down on drunk drivers, Troop F--Jefferson City Missouri has been conducting DWI saturation patrols throughout the spring and ...
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Halloween Safety Tips for Joplin Missouri Trick-Or-Treaters of All Ages

Joplin car accident lawyers join with the Missouri State Highway Patrol in urging everyone to have fun on Halloween--but keep safety and common sense in mind at all times. Joplin and all Jasper County ...
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Blue Springs, MO Car Accident Attorneys Invite You to Visit AAA's Keys2Drive Website

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has a new website that will help you to get your teen on the road to a safe driving career. The new website is called Keys2Drive and it provides parents in ...
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Our Overland Park, Kansas Car Accident Attorneys Support New MSHP Anti-Texting Campaign

Our Overland Park, Kansas car accident attorneys understand that Missouri doesn't have the strictest of cell phone regulations for drivers. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, all ...
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Rear-End Collision Near Seneca Missouri Sends Teen to Joplin Hospital

Two teens were involved in a rear-end collision outside of Seneca MO earlier this month. As Joplin car accident lawyers, many of our clients come to us after accidents just like the one that happened ...
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How to Have a Car Accident Free Halloween in Jackson County Missouri

From hay-rides to haunted houses and everything in between, Halloween is an exciting time in Jackson County and in surrounding Missouri. For young and old alike, dressing up and enjoying the ...
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Car Accident Attorneys in Belton, MO Talk about Halloween Scares Parents

Halloween is right around the corner and our little ones are already jumping with joy. As they think about their costumes, the candy, scary movies and where they're going to trick-of-treat, we can ...
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Cumulative Trauma Injuries and Missouri Workers' Compensation Claims Impacting Workers in Joplin, Missouri and Surrounding Area

The question is often asked, "My medical problems were caused by my job, but I didn't have any specific accident. Can I still collect workers' compensation benefits?" In this article Joplin, Missouri ...
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Tractor Trailer Facts Shared After Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Accident on Highway 54 in Camden County Missouri a Near Miss

Springfield Missouri truck accident lawyers want all drivers to be safe. Quite often a traffic accident can happen that is totally out of your control. Accidents involving tractor trailers can be very ...
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One Positive Benefit of the Recession--Drunk Driving Accidents Decrease in Springfield Missouri and Elsewhere

Many government agencies at the federal, state and local level have been working tirelessly to reduce the number of drunk driving accidents for decades. We frequently report in our blogs on the ...
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Springfield Missouri Driver's Education and St John's Health Center

What do driver's education and a level 1 trauma center have in common? Springfield Missouri's St John's Health Center believes they have everything in common. As a level 1 trauma center, and the ...
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Our Oak Grove, MO Car Accident Attorneys Warn Newly-Licensed Drivers about Winter Dangers

Our Oak Grove, MO car accident lawyers understand the threats that motorists will be faced with during the remainder of the year. As the winter approaches, the weather will prove to be more difficult ...
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Semi-Truck Hits Pickup, Barely Misses Union Pacific Train Tracks in Jefferson City Missouri

The sheer size and tonnage of a semi-truck makes any accident a potentially devastating event. Jefferson City Missouri truck accident lawyers were glad to hear that an Oct. 6 semi crash resulted in no ...
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Joplin Missouri Semi-Truck Accident Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

The size and weight differential between semi-trucks and passenger vehicles can make them weapons of mass destruction in a collision. The average car or SUV weighs around 4,000 pounds, whereas ...
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