Blog Posts in January, 2014

10 facts to know about car accidents in Springfield, Missouri & nationwide

Car accidents happen in a matter of seconds, but they can have devastating long-term consequences for victims and their loved ones. In this post, our Springfield personal injury lawyers discuss ten ...
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Cell phones & semi-truck drivers: A dangerous combination for Missouri motorists

It's no secret that hand-held cell phone use is a common contributor to car accidents in Missouri and throughout the United States. As our personal injury lawyers know, numerous studies have ...
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Rear-end collisions & whiplash injuries: Five common myths

As Joplin car accident lawyers, we know that rear-end collisions are one of the most common kinds of crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a rear-end ...
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Injured on the job? 5 FAQs answered for Missouri workers

The aftermath of a workplace injury can be a confusing, overwhelming time for victims and their loved ones. In this post, our Missouri workers' compensation lawyers answer five questions we often hear ...
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Texting, talking, taking "selfies": How distraction leads to Columbia car accidents

By now, most people are aware that various forms of cell phone use are a serious threat to roadway safety, both here in Missouri and throughout the U.S. The vast majority of car accidents are entirely ...
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Give one pint of blood: Save three lives!

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, our car accident lawyers were honored to sponsor the 2014 KFVS Heartland Blood Drive, which set a new record for collections. The Red Cross collected donations at ...
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Avoiding semi-truck accidents: Five tips for Missouri drivers

Sharing the road with a semi-truck can be challenging, especially when traffic is heavy or road conditions are bad. In this post, our Missouri truck accident lawyers provide five tips to help you ...
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Car accidents and Missouri teens: Risk factors parents should know

As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we know that young drivers are the most at-risk age group when it comes to car accidents. But why are these drivers so vulnerable? In this post, we discuss some ...
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Avoiding car accidents: Winter weather tips for Missouri motorists

Here in southern Missouri, we've already had our fair share of snow and ice this season - and winter isn't over just yet. In this post, our Springfield personal injury lawyers discuss the facts about ...
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Preventing child injuries: Safety resources for Springfield, Missouri parents

Keeping children safe on the road is a top priority for parents and caregivers, but learning to use car seats properly can be confusing and overwhelming. In this post, our Springfield car accident ...
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Outcome of "Google Glass" distracted driving case could impact future laws

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, our Joplin car accident lawyers know that distracted driving continues to be a major safety issue on our roadways, both here in Missouri and nationwide. Any time a ...
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