Blog Posts in October, 2013

Missouri employees are entitled to safe workplace conditions

As workers' compensation lawyers, we know that Missouri employees sometimes suffer injuries because their employers have failed to provide a safe working environment. Under the Occupational Safety and ...
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Truck drivers' medical conditions can increase accident risks for Missouri drivers

As Missouri truck accident lawyers, we know that collisions involving semis and average-sized passenger vehicles can have catastrophic consequences, often for the occupants of those smaller vehicles. ...
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Alcohol-related car accidents can lead to Kansas City wrongful death lawsuits

As Kansas City car accident lawyers, we know that drunk drivers don't just harm their victims: their victims' loved ones suffer as well. And when a drunk driving accident proves to be fatal, there are ...
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Loose objects in a vehicle can cause serious injuries when Missouri car accidents happen

When a serious car accident happens, the force of the two vehicles' impact can cause life-threatening injuries to vehicle occupants. However, it's not just vehicular impact that can lead to traumatic ...
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"Life on Track" event aims to discourage drunk, distracted driving among Missouri teens

Law enforcement officials, safety experts and researchers agree: young drivers have an extremely high risk of being involved in serious car accidents, both here in Missouri and throughout the U.S. ...
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Drunk driving and Missouri car accidents: 5 sobering facts for Cape Girardeau motorists

It's no secret that alcohol and driving are a dangerous, often deadly combination. And yet alcohol remains a "significant contributing factor in Missouri's traffic crash experience, especially as it ...
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Fatal accident involved church bus, semi-truck, SUV

Buses are becoming an increasingly popular mode of transportation, both here in Missouri and nationwide. In 2010, almost 850,000 buses were registered in the U.S., which is more than were registered ...
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Missouri drivers cautioned about increased car accident risks during deer mating season

This week, the Missouri Highway Patrol issued a news release cautioning drivers about the danger of deer-vehicle collisions during the months ahead. In this post, our Springfield personal injury ...
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Recent study: teen drivers nearly eight times more likely to crash when driving with peer passengers

As Joplin personal injury lawyers, we know that teens are have higher accident risks than any other age group. This week, we were alarmed to read a recent study released by the Texas A&M ...
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Columbia parents: Make bicycle safety a priority & help prevent child accidents

Beautiful fall weather has finally come to Missouri, and our Columbia personal injury lawyers know that many Missourians are getting out and about to enjoy the comfortable temperatures. At this time ...
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