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Weight Limits Imposed on Tractor Trailers

There is a weight limit imposed on large tractor trailers of 40 tons, or 80,000 pounds. Anything over that and the truck becomes more difficult to handle and could cause more serious injury in an accident. Major highways are set up with weight checking stations to ensure that trucks are within their weight limit. Unfortunately … Read more

Updated: December 5, 2013

The Farming Industry and Its Risk of No Insurance

On average 500 farm employees are injured on the job every day. Farms are one of the few businesses that are typically exempt from having to carry workman’s compensation insurance, but considering the risk of injury to their employees it would be prudent to invest in it. Considering the heavy machinery and equipment that they … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018

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

Missouri Dog Bite Injuries

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that 4.5 million dog bite injuries occur annually in the United States. The CDC report states that out of 5 dog bites 1 bite injury requires medical attention. Another report by the Insurance Information Institute states that over half of dog bites actually happen on … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024