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Dog Bites and Missouri Law: What Every Victim Needs To Know

Over 4 million Americans are bit by a dog every year. Around 20% of these will cause a serious injury. Unlike other states that have enacted “one bite” laws, Missouri has taken a firmer stance. Dogs have no second chance here. If you or your child received medical care for a dog bite, contact a … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Understanding the True Value of Your Workers Comp Claim

Seek the advice of a workers compensation to attorney BEFORE settling to determine the true value of your claim. Insurance adjustors for workman’s compensation know that if you were injured on the job, their company will eventually have to fork over the money for your treatment. That is the very nature of no fault insurance. … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2019

The Deadly Effects of Raising a Rigs Mansfield Bar

When trucks are not in compliance with federal regulations, the results may be catastrophic. A Los Angeles resident made national news last March when he escaped certain death, simply, by ducking. The Corvette he was driving collided with a moving truck and pushed itself under it. Had the man not ducked he would have been … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Should You Choose Your Own Doctor After a Work Injury?

It is important to follow the proper protocol if you are injured on the job. In one month alone, close to 10,000 workman’s compensation injuries may be reported. Fortunately, a minority of these are the result of a life-threatening accident that requires emergency care. More often, an employee has a small accident, reports it to … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Workman’s Comp for Truck Drivers Injured on the Job

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Drivers of large, commercial vehicles are subjected to a variety of factors that put them at risk for an on the job injury. Tight schedules mean long hours driving continuously often without enough sleep. They are sometimes required to load and unload the trucks making them likely candidates for back injuries as well as fall … Read more

Updated: December 31, 2015

Officers Honor Trooper Killed by a Semi Truck Last Year

In early September a highway memorial sign was erected in honor of a state trooper who was killed during a routine traffic stop in Illinois. Illinois law enforcement officials honored the dedicated trooper’s memory. Kyle Deatherage, a 32-year-old Illinois trooper had traveled out to New Jersey last year with a group of 28 other troopers … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2013