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Help keep Joplin roadways safe: Don't drink & drive this holiday season!

The holiday season is here, bringing it with it the promise of celebrations with friends and loved ones. If your holiday plans include alcohol - even in small amounts - we want to urge you to take ...
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Missouri head-on collisions commonly result in serious injury

As Columbia car accident lawyers, we know that all kinds of collisions carry the potential for injury to motor vehicle occupants. However, head-on collisions can be particularly dangerous: in fact, ...
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Travel safe this holiday season: Winter weather tips for Springfield drivers

With the holidays just around the corner - and after our first taste of winter weather over the last few weeks - our personal injury lawyers want to remind you about the importance of safety when ...
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Unsafe truck drivers increase serious injury risks for Missouri motorists

As Missouri truck accident lawyers, we know that auto accidents often happen because of driver-related factors, such as speeding, fatigue, distractedness, and drug or alcohol impairment, just to name ...
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Join us in supporting KOAM-TV's Annual Toybox Campaign!

It's December, which means Christmas is right around the corner! Most of us are eagerly anticipating celebrations with friends and family, but for others, the holidays may not look so bright. Here at ...
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Failure to yield a common cause of Springfield car accidents: Who has the "right of way"?

As Springfield car accident lawyers, we know that certain factors commonly play a role in injury collisions here in the Queen City. One such factor is failing to yield. In fact, failing to yield has ...
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"Hard Core Drinking Drivers" pose significant threat to motorists in southeast Missouri, nationwide

Drinking and driving continues to be a significant cause of car accidents right here in Cape Girardeau and throughout Missouri. It's dangerous to drink any amount of alcohol before getting behind the ...
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Missouri Highway Patrol urges safe driving over 2014 Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! If your holiday plans include travel, our Columbia car accident lawyers want to remind you to make safety a priority when you're on the road. This year, the ...
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Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury

As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of a serious workplace injury is often a confusing, overwhelming time for both injury victims and their families. If you or a loved one ...
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Helping Hands, Helping Others: Donate canned food between now & Nov. 26!

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, we're proud to be a sponsor of the KODE/KSNF Thanksgiving Pantry Food Drive: Helping Hands, Helping Others. Between now and November 26, you can drop off canned and ...
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Pedestrian accidents in Springfield: FAQs answered

A key part of any car accident injury claim is determining who is at fault. Each accident is unique, so our Missouri car accident attorneys have to consider several different factors in each case. ...
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The dangers of "driving drowsy": Facts, statistics & safety tips for Missouri motorists

Drunk drivers and distracted drivers are regularly in the news, but there's another form of impairment that causes a number of accidents statewide: drowsiness. Since next week (November 2-9) is Drowsy ...
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What to do after a Missouri semi-truck accident: Tips & info for drivers

As Missouri auto accident lawyers, we know that being involved in any kind of auto accident can be a traumatic experience. When a crash involves a large semi-truck, however, the outcome can be ...
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Wrong way crashes commonly cause catastrophic injuries, fatalities

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there are approximately 260 wrong way accidents in the U.S. each year, which cause an average 360 fatalities. As Kansas City car accident ...
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Certain roadway emergencies commonly cause Missouri car accidents, injuries

Sometimes, Missouri car accidents simply can't be avoided, but the vast majority of crashes are entirely preventable. It's important to be aware that certain roadway scenarios commonly cause drivers ...
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Medical treatment & workplace injuries: Common issues facing Missouri employees

Although the Missouri workers' compensation program was designed to provide automatic benefits to injured workers, such is often not the case. In theory, medical bills, weekly temporary disability ...
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Avoiding pedestrian accidents in Columbia: Safety tips & statistics

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a pedestrian is killed or injured every seven minutes in the United States. In this post, our Columbia car accident lawyers share some startling ...
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Personal injury claims in Missouri: Useful terms for accident victims to know

Missourians who are injured as a result of another party's negligence are entitled to compensation for their losses, provided they can prove that negligence. However, the nature of the injury (and the ...
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Teen drivers overrepresented in Missouri car accident injury statistics

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for young Americans between age 16 and 20, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2012, 2,055 teen drivers were involved in ...
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Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) a common consequence of Missouri car accidents

When a loved one suffers from a traumatic brain injury, his or her life can be permanently changed, impacting not just the victims but their loved ones as well. Often, those afflicted with these ...
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Dealing with a Missouri workers' comp claim? How a lawyer can help

At Aaron Sachs and Associates, our workers' compensation lawyers represent employees who have suffered on-the-job injuries in Missouri. If you've been injured at work, we may be able to assist you in ...
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Whiplash & other soft tissue injuries are common in Missouri semi-truck accidents

Semi-trucks are considerably larger and heavier than passenger vehicles - in fact, a fully loaded tractor trailer can weigh 20 to 30 times as much as the average car or truck. When these large trucks ...
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Reducing car accident injury risks: Tips for Columbia, Missouri drivers

Sometimes, Missouri car accidents can't be avoided, but there are some important steps you can take to reduce your chances of being injured in a serious crash. In this post, our Columbia personal ...
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Speed a common contributing factor in Missouri car accident injuries

Here in Missouri, speed was a contributing factor in 286 fatal accidents and 6,546 injury crashes in 2012 alone. These accidents resulted in 320 deaths and over 9,700 people injured. According to the ...
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Avoiding Kansas City car accidents: 5 basic tips to help you arrive alive

Our Kansas City personal injury lawyers know that it's always a good time for a refresher on roadway safety. In this post, we discuss five basic driving tips to help Missouri motorists reduce their ...
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