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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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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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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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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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Reduce Missouri car accident risks: Avoid these 5 bad driving habits

Every year, more than six million auto accidents happen throughout the United States. Sadly, a good number of these accidents are caused by driver error, which means they're 100% preventable. In this ...
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Missouri personal injury cases: A glossary of terms

The aftermath of a serious car accident can be a stressful, confusing time for car accident victims and their loved ones - and the idea of a personal injury claim can seem overwhelming. In this post, ...
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Avoid roadway emergencies this summer: Road trip safety tips for Joplin, Missouri motorists

It's June, temperatures are warming, and the kids are out of school: summertime has come to Joplin! In the months ahead, many Missourians will hit the road to enjoy summer road trips with friends and ...
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Seat belts reduce serious injury risks in Kansas City, Missouri auto accidents

Car accidents are the leading cause of death in Americans between ages five and 34, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Experts say there is one simple step that motorists can take to ...
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Car accident risks & Columbia, Missouri teen drivers: Tips & info for parents

In the last several years, the number of teen drivers on the road in Missouri has dramatically increased: although these drivers represent only 9.3% of all drivers on the road, they account for ...
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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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"Distracted walking" contributing to more pedestrian accidents in Missouri, nationwide

By now, it's no secret that texting while driving is a contributing factor in many serious car accidents, both here in Missouri and nationwide. However, our Kansas City personal injury lawyers were ...
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Labor Day auto accidents caused injuries, fatalities throughout Missouri

As Columbia car accident lawyers, we know that an increased number of Missouri crashes tend to occur over holiday weekends, largely due to contributing factors like heavy roadway traffic and alcohol ...
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Pedestrian alcohol use a key contributing factor in many auto accidents, research shows

As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we know that pedestrians are extremely susceptible to life-threatening injuries in Missouri car accidents: after all, a person is no match for a motor vehicle. ...
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Hit and run accidents create serious consequences for at-fault drivers, injury victims

A hit and run accident occurs when one vehicle strikes another vehicle, causing property damage and/or personal injury, and the at-fault driver leaves the scene of the crash. As Springfield personal ...
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Medical bills from car accidents cost residents billions each year

The cost of a car accident that results in personal injury can be financially devastating. In Columbia, Missouri, and throughout the United States there are over three million auto accidents each ...
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Preventing Child Injuries in Kennett: Drowning, Burns, Poisoning too Common

Recently, a 2 year-old Missouri boy was saved from drowning by a political candidate who just happened to be knocking on his front door. It happened in St. Charles County: according to the St. Louis ...
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Official accident investigation reports can be vital in personal injury claims

When you're involved in a car crash, it is wise - and prudent - to call the police as soon as possible. Doing so ensures that law enforcement officials will conduct an investigation and file a ...
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Personal injury claims: Basic information for car accident victims

The period of time following a serious car accident can be extremely stressful. From medical bills to insurance coverage, you want to make sure your rights are protected and that your expenses are ...
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Are you covered in the event of a Missouri car accident caused by an uninsured driver?

It is estimated that approximately 10-15% of drivers throughout Missouri don't carry auto insurance, even though state law requires drivers to have insurance. If you're injured in an auto accident, ...
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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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Lawsuit Alleges KY Tour Bus Driver Was "Crazed," Speeding Recklessly in Crash that Injured Dozens

A personal injury lawsuit has been filed on behalf of three students who were on board a Kentucky tour bus when it overturned on June 6, reports the Bowling Green Daily News. The accident happened on ...
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Summer Months Present Increased Car Accident Risks in Joplin, Missouri and Nationwide

A Louisiana man is facing five counts of vehicular homicide, two counts of first-degree vehicular negligent injury, one count of DWI (second offense), one count of reckless operation, and one count of ...
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Water Safety a Must During the Missouri Summer Months

As the temperature rises in Columbia during the summer, so does the need to cool off. Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, thousands of Missouri residents will hop in their pools or head to our ...
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The Role of the Lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri Personal Injury Lawsuits

Most people don't think about hiring a personal injury attorney until they need one, often in the aftermath of an auto accident or other incident that has resulted in personal injury. This period of ...
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SUVs Protect Drivers Involved in Columbia Car Accidents

In the past, drivers were warned against purchasing SUVs, as they reportedly had a high risk of being involved in a rollover accident. That's no longer the case: in fact, drivers of SUVs are now much ...
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