Blog Posts in May, 2013

Study: "Designated drivers" still drinking, increasing car accident risks

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, our personal injury lawyers frequently work with the victims of drunk driving accidents, so we know how devastating these crashes can be. To discourage impaired ...
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Missouri accident involving two trains causes partial bridge collapse, injures 7

As Cape Girardeau auto accident lawyers, we know that railroad crossings can pose many dangers to motorists and pedestrians alike. According to Operation Lifesaver, a motorist involved in an accident ...
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Distracted driving accidents caused by sneezing?

As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we know that distraction is a contributing factor in many Missouri auto accidents. However, in certain crashes, the source of the driver's distraction comes ...
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Missouri in the minority when it comes to texting and driving laws

As our Columbia personal injury lawyers know, texting while driving is a key contributing factor in many serious car accidents. And yet, at present, Missouri is one of only six states that are holding ...
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Distractions like headphones cause increase in fatal accidents involving pedestrians

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that distracted drivers pose a major threat to motorists on our state's roads. However, in recent years, distraction (particularly the use of headphones or ...
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Two killed, several injured when freight train collides with small bus

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers know that auto accidents involving trains often result in serious, life-threatening injuries to the occupants of other motor vehicles. According to Operation ...
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Texting driver causes deadly rear-end collision; pedestrian fatally injured

Our southeast Missouri car accident lawyers know that texting and driving isn't just irresponsible - it can lead to deadly car accidents resulting in serious, life-threatening injuries. Recently, a ...
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Driver charged with DUI, murder, assault for causing fatal motorcycle accident

Motorcycle season is now in full swing, and our Kansas City personal injury lawyers want to remind area drivers to be on the lookout for motorcyclists on our area roads. When motorcycle accidents ...
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Serious injuries reported in train/bus collision

Unfortunately, train accidents are not uncommon in Missouri. In 2012, our state ranked 7th on Operation Lifesaver's list, "Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Fatalities - Top 15 States." And it's true that ...
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May is Motorcycle Safety Month: Look twice for motorcyclists in Springfield

May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and our Springfield personal injury lawyers want to encourage all Missouri drivers to make motorcycle safety a priority - especially at this time of year, when more ...
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Semi-truck driver jailed after fatal hit and run accident

Our Missouri personal injury lawyers know that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to serious, life-threatening injuries when they're involved in motor vehicle accidents. And when the vehicle is a ...
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