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How to Understand the “Something More” Doctrine

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What if an accident as happened, on the job, that was completely unavoidable and resulted entirely from gross negligence on the part of your employer or one of his representatives? Workman’s compensation is in place to accomplish two goals. One is to make sure that a worker is able to be treated medically as well … Read more

Updated: August 29, 2016

Protecting Your Rights When Attacked by a Dangerous Pet

In August of 2009, Missouri legislatures signed into law a bill that protected those injured by dangerous dogs and other household pets that are known to cause injury to humans. Before this, the laws surrounding a dog bite accident favored the animal and its owner by forcing an injured party to prove how a violation … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Inattentive Driving: The Cause of Many Rear End Collisions

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The chance of a fatal collision increases significantly when a driver removes their eyes from the road. With over 400,000 trucks involved in motor vehicle accidents each year, the federal government has taken on the responsibility of monitoring the industry themselves and looking for ways to help keep the number of accidents down. The Federal … Read more

Updated: May 26, 2017

Punitive Charges in Trucking Accidents

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Damages to a body caused by an accident with an 18 wheeler can be catastrophic. Drivers of these big rigs have a greater responsibility for taking care not to collide with other, smaller cars as do the companies that own and operate them. If gross negligence is found on their part, it is not uncommon … Read more

Updated: April 2, 2018

The Games Insurance Companies Will Play to Not Pay

Insurance is big business in the United States, and like most businesses, they abhor losing money. Even though the very nature of their service is to provide monetary compensation for accident victims, they employ adjusters whose goal is to minimize the amount of such payments as much as possible. After an accident there is a … Read more

Updated: March 2, 2017

How Bicycle Riders Can Avoid Personal Injury

A little caution can help bicycle riders avoid many accidents. Missouri personal injury lawyers have come across several personal injury cases that could have been avoided had the cyclist been a little more careful and responsible. As per the statistics available, in the year 2011 alone, a total of 677 cyclists had lost their lives … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2017