Recent Posts in Catastrophic Injury Category

Missouri lane departure accidents often lead to rollovers, head-on collisions

As Joplin personal injury lawyers, we know that lane departure accidents - which are most often caused by driver error - can have catastrophic consequences. Sometimes these accidents happen when ...
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Avoiding Joplin car accidents: Watch out for these careless and negligent driving behaviors

Under Missouri law, all motorists are required to drive "in a careful and prudent manner and at a rate of speed so as not to endanger the property of another or the life and limb of any person and ...
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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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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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"T-Bone" collisions pose dangerous threat to Columbia drivers

Car crashes happen unexpectedly in a split second. Even the most routine driving maneuvers can cause them, and no amount of vigilance seems to be able to prevent them. Columbia car crash lawyers ...
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Catastrophic injuries & Missouri car accidents: Frequently asked questions

On average, more than two million Americans suffer injuries in car accidents each year. In all too many cases, the victims of these crashes are left with catastrophic injuries, which can have an ...
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Columbia car accidents can cause catastrophic injuries with long-term consequences

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 2.3 million drivers were treated in emergency rooms in 2009 following motor vehicle collisions. As Columbia personal injury ...
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Have you suffered catastrophic injuries in a Columbia car crash?

Sadly, catastrophic injuries are common in Missouri car accidents. Victims sometimes suffer life-long pain and disability. If this sounds like you or a loved one, you are likely highly stressed, ...
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The Cost of Distracted Driving in Columbia, Missouri and Nationwide

Annually, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety releases its Traffic Safety Culture Index, a national survey designed to assess traffic safety knowledge, attitudes, opinions, and behaviors. Our ...
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Joplin, Missouri "Dram Shop" Laws Give Additional Recourse To Victims Of Car Accidents And Wrongful Deaths Caused By Drunk Drivers

In 2010, more than 200 people were killed and nearly 1,000 more sustained serious injuries in car crashes involving a drunk driver in Joplin, Wheaton, and across Missouri, according to the Missouri ...
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Bois D'Arc, Missouri Train Accident is a Reminder about the Dangers of Train Crossings

Train accidents can be a shock. For the most part, they are relatively rare, but when they do occur they are generally catastrophic, causing significant property damage and quite often death. Most ...
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Catastrophic Injury Reveiwed After a Fatal Traffic Accident Near Gainesville

A catastrophic death and catastrophic injuries occurred Saturday evening August 21 about 15 miles east of Gainesville, Missouri. The Ozark County accident lawyers review the facts as reported by the ...
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New Madrid County and Southeast Missouri Accident Lawyers Shocked and Saddened by Death of 8 Year Old Boy from Portageville MO

A catastrophic death occurred Monday afternoon, July 18th, in southeast Missouri. A young boy from Portageville, MO was riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on a field road. The 8 year-old was killed ...
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Perryville and Kennett Missouri Area Stunned and Saddened by Recent Baseball Fan Tragedy

If you have ever been in an accident, witnessed a car crash, or had a near miss you know how quickly an accident can occur. You also know how dangerous they are and how many accidents happen ...
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Consumer Advisory Urges Motorists to Check Tires to Help Prevent Car Accident in Springfield, Stockton, Bolivar Missouri and Elsewhere

A recently released consumer advisory, from the U.S. Department of Transportation, urges that all motorists take a look at their tires for signs of tread wear or damage and to make sure they're ...
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Motorists Urged to Check Tires to Avoid Car Accident in Joplin Missouri

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently released a new consumer advisory urging all motorists to check their vehicle's tires to make sure that they're properly inflated and that the thread is ...
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Transportation For America Releases Report Illustrating Pedestrian Accidents in Southeast Missouri and Elsewhere

A new pedestrian safety report released by Transportation For America illustrates the risk of pedestrian accidents in Joplin, Webb City and Nevada. The report looks at the 47,000 pedestrians killed ...
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Dealing with Catastrophic Injuries in Columbia, Missouri Takes Legal, Financial, Emotional Help

According to Jefferson City, Missouri car accident lawyers, injuries are considered catastrophic based on the the massive impact they have on the lives of the individuals who experience them, and ...
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Joplin Missouri Catastrophic Injuries Require Help From Many Quarters--Legal, Financial, and Emotional

Joplin Missouri Personal Injury Attorneys know that catastrophic injuries happen suddenly, without warning, and may cause permanent damage and disruption to the victim's life. These are the kinds of ...
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Springfield Missouri Personal Injury Lawyers Provide Information on Support for Victims of Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries resulting from vehicle accidents are all too common across Missouri. Many citizens of Springfield, Cassville, Monett, Lebanon and other Missouri towns have known a friend, ...
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Missouri to Join Fight Against Fatal Car Accidents in Joplin and Elsewhere

While many continue to debate the role of government in the lives of U.S. citizens, most can agree on one thing -- more laws and action to improve roadway safety. A recent survey by the AAA Foundation ...
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Jackson Missouri Catastrophic Injury Victims Find Support and Financial Assistance

The Jackson Missouri Catastrophic Injury attorneys at Aaron Sachs and Associates see all too many victims of life destroying accidents in their Cape Girardeau office. In many cases, these devastating ...
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