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Defective Products and Their Consequences

Defective products are one of the biggest threats facing American consumers today. Faulty products have the potential to cause serious, lifelong injuries or even death to anyone unlucky enough to come into contact with them. While companies regularly recall many of these products, countless unsafe products slip by each year. Unfortunately most of these items… Read More »

The Courtroom Process For Personal Injury Lawsuits

Going to court for a personal injury issue can be stressful, but when legal negotiations fail, it might be necessary to head to litigation when trying to recover proper compensation. The first step to any personal injury case is to hire an attorney. From there, your attorney guides you through the court process from the… Read More »

What Are Some of the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Missouri?

Truck accidents are a major hazard on U.S. roadways, and accidents involving large trucks are often fatal. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), truck accident fatalities were up 4% in 2012 from the previous year. There were 67 fatalities and 855 injuries from truck accidents in Missouri in 2013. The most common… Read More »

Dealing with Dangerous, Defective Drugs and Their Consequences

Drugs have the potential to cure a disease or medical condition. But if they are defective, they can cause great harm. The federal agency charged with ensuring that drugs and medications are safe is the Food and Drug Administration. However, because this is such a large agency, drug approvals can take a long time, and… Read More »

Texting and Other Causes of Distracted Driving Crashes in Missouri

Distracted driving can be a killer. Texting is one of the biggest distractions because it pulls the visual, manual and cognitive attention of the driver away from the road. Distracted driving is described by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task… Read More »

What Are the Most Common Causes of Highway Accidents?

Car accidents on the highways of the United States are one of the most common causes of personal injury. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2012, 33,561 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States. This represents a 3.3% increase in the number of people killed in 2011,… Read More »

How to Choose a Good Personal Injury Attorney

In St. Louis, there are so many personal injury attorneys you might wonder how to pick the right one. If you were injured in an accident as a result of someone’s negligence, find a personal injury attorney with the advice below. Ask people you trust for a referral Talk to your friends who have dealt… Read More »

What To Do After an Auto Accident with an Uninsured Driver

The state of Missouri requires all drivers to maintain vehicle liability insurance, which should also include uninsured motorist coverage for bodily injury at $25,000 per person and $50,000 for bodily injury per accident. This coverage extends to the family members of the policy holder and the passengers in the car owned by the insured driver…. Read More »