Blog Posts in August, 2013

Teen driver dies after collision with semi-truck

Both state and federal crash data has proven, time and time again, that young drivers have the highest risk of involvement in car accidents that result in injury. Because they lack experience, ...
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Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured when sedan turns in front of them

As Kansas City auto accident lawyers, we know that Missouri motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable to serious, life threatening injuries when they are involved in collisions with passenger vehicles. ...
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Join us for the Cherish Kids 5K/10K on August 24!

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, we're proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Cherish Kids 5K/10K, which will be held this Saturday, August 24, at James River Assembly's South Campus in Ozark ...
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Today's teenagers more likely to wear buckle up, drive sober, but 1 in 3 admit to texting and driving

As Columbia personal injury lawyers, we know that texting and driving poses a serious threat to roadway safety - and that young drivers are especially prone to this form of distraction. A 2011 study ...
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Make roadway safety a priority as Joplin students head back to school

Tomorrow, K-12 students in Joplin are heading back to school, and next week, classes will resume for students at Missouri Southern State University. The beginning of a new school year means that ...
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Court of Appeals upholds federal regulations that aim to reduce semi-truck driver fatigue

Crashes involving semi-trucks and smaller passenger vehicles are all-too-often deadly. As Missouri truck accident lawyers, we know that these collisions are often linked to certain common contributing ...
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How do other kinds of benefits impact Missouri workers' compensation claims?

Our Missouri workers' compensation attorneys know that many seemingly simple workers' comp cases can become much more complex when other government benefits and agencies are involved. If you are ...
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Avoiding pedestrian accidents as Cape Girardeau students head back to school

This week, students in Cape Girardeau will be heading back to school, and our Missouri personal injury lawyers want to remind drivers and parents in southeast Missouri to make roadway safety a ...
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Pedestrian alcohol use a key contributing factor in many auto accidents, research shows

As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we know that pedestrians are extremely susceptible to life-threatening injuries in Missouri car accidents: after all, a person is no match for a motor vehicle. ...
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Teen siblings killed in Webster County when truck overturns into the James River

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, our Missouri personal injury lawyers were saddened to learn of a recent accident that claimed the lives of two teen siblings from our area. KY3 reports that 17 ...
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One person killed, 16 injured when man drives into crowd of pedestrians

Because pedestrians have nothing to shield them from the force of a vehicle's impact, pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to serious, life-threatening injury when they're involved in car accidents. ...
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Fatigue and inexperience a dangerous combination for Missouri teen drivers

As Springfield personal injury lawyers, we know that teen drivers are at an increased risk for car accidents. Teens are especially likely to cause crashes because they're inexperienced and therefore ...
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Hot car deaths a continuing problem in Missouri and nationwide

As Joplin car accident lawyers, we know that child passengers are a parent's most precious cargo. Sadly, the problem of hot car deaths (also known as vehicular heat stroke or hyperthermia) continues ...
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Three children injured after car plows into Kansas City day care facility

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that car accidents can have devastating consequences for vehicle occupants. This week, however, a Kansas City crash caused a sequence of events that ended ...
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