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    Ortwerth Law’s personal injury blog offers resources, guides, and general information regarding personal injury law and compensation. We are a St. Louis personal injury firm that offers resources to individuals in Missouri and around the United States.

    If I am Fired or Lost My Job, Do I Lose My Workers’ Compensation?

    If I am Fired or Lost My Job, Do I Lose My Workers’ Compensation?

    A workers’ comp attorney’s guide to workers’ compensation after losing you job If you are receiving workers’ compensation, you probably […]

    Commercial Truck Accident Statistics (2022 Update)

    Commercial Truck Accident Statistics (2022 Update)

    The Dangers of Commercial Trucks Commercial trucks play a vital role in the United States’ economy. Each day, 18-wheelers deliver countless […]

    The 5 Types of Car & Truck Accident Damages You Should Claim in 2022

    The 5 Types of Car & Truck Accident Damages You Should Claim in 2022

    Damages to Claim after Truck and Car Accidents Car accidents are some of the most stressful situations one can endure.  […]

    What Workers’ Compensation Treatment am I Entitled to in Missouri?

    What Workers’ Compensation Treatment am I Entitled to in Missouri?

    What are Missouri’s Workers’ Compensation Laws? Workers’ compensation (also known as workers’ comp or work comp) is when an employee […]

    Average Workers’ Compensation Payout by Injury Type in 2022

    Average Workers’ Compensation Payout by Injury Type in 2022

    Average worker’s compensation payouts in 2022 Workplace injuries are an unfortunately common part of life in some cases. While most […]

    What is a Car Accident Witness Statement and Why is it Important?

    What is a Car Accident Witness Statement and Why is it Important?

    Giving a statement after a car accident If you’ve witnessed a car accident, the police or other authorities may ask […]

    The 9 Most Common Causes of Automobile Accidents Involving Motorcycles

    The 9 Most Common Causes of Automobile Accidents Involving Motorcycles

    The 9 most common types of motorcycle accidents explained and how to avoid them Freedom on the open road, social […]

    The Most Important Missouri Car Accident Statistics in 2022

    The Most Important Missouri Car Accident Statistics in 2022

    Car accidents are a common occurrence in any city, state, or country. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely prevent […]

    7 Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Missouri & Tips for Safe Driving

    7 Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Missouri & Tips for Safe Driving

    We know the dangers of driving, and the stress of worrying about loved ones on the road. Find out the 7 most common causes of car accidents and our tips for safer driving.

    Understanding Missouri’s Comparative Fault Laws in Car Accident Cases

    Understanding Missouri’s Comparative Fault Laws in Car Accident Cases

    Car Accidents and Negligence Laws In the United States, each state is able to set its own rules regarding laws […]

    How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

    How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

    What should I do after a car accident? An accident, by definition, is unexpected and unintentional. No one can truly […]

    The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Car Accident Witness

    The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Car Accident Witness

    The importance of speaking with car accident witnesses Car accidents happen every day, and many people are involved. It’s important […]

    Ways to Estimate/Calculate Your Car Accident Compensation

    Ways to Estimate/Calculate Your Car Accident Compensation

    Receiving Compensation from a Car Accident One of the primary issues in the case of pursuing car accident compensation is […]

    How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case

    How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case

    The impact of witnesses in car accident cases Car accidents can be a terrifying experience. The aftermath of an accident […]

    Types of Personal Injury Lawyers: When to File A Lawsuit

    Types of Personal Injury Lawyers: When to File A Lawsuit

    Personal injury is a relatively broadly used term that typically describes a certain type of lawyer or lawsuit. This article […]

    Steps to take After Out of State Car Accidents

    Steps to take After Out of State Car Accidents

    You’ve been injured in a car accident while driving in another state. Now what? Accidents happen all the time. If […]

    8 of the Most Unusual Workers’ Comp Cases

    8 of the Most Unusual Workers’ Comp Cases

    Bizarre workman’s compensation cases from around the United States The most common workers’ compensation claim injuries are pretty obvious but […]

    10 Best Personal Injury Law Blogs of 2021

    10 Best Personal Injury Law Blogs of 2021

    A List of the Best Personal Injury Blogs and Resources People have questions about personal injury law every single day. […]

    What to Do if You are Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident

    What to Do if You are Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident

    What should an injured passenger do after a car accident? Being an injured passenger after a car accident can leave […]

    What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

    What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

    What is workers’ comp insurance and how does it work? Like most insurance policies, workers’ compensation insurance policies can be […]

    Missouri’s Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations Laws

    Missouri’s Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations Laws

    What is a Statute of Limitation? Every state has the authority to create its own laws and governs how the […]

    Workers’ Compensation Statistics in the United States (2020)

    Workers’ Compensation Statistics in the United States (2020)

    An intro to workers’ compensation Put simply, workers’ compensation is when an employee receives compensation after suffering from a work-related […]

    6 Things to Do After a Car Accident

    6 Things to Do After a Car Accident

    Find out the the crucial steps you must follow after a car accident for your safety and to ensure you are covered financially.

    What to Do if Your Car or Truck Accident Police Report is Incorrect

    What to Do if Your Car or Truck Accident Police Report is Incorrect

    My automobile accident police report is incorrect, what should I do? Whenever there’s a car accident, a police report has […]

    Frequently Asked Personal Injury Questions (FAQs) and Answers

    Frequently Asked Personal Injury Questions (FAQs) and Answers

    Personal injury terms, FAQs, and definitions The legal system is constantly changing and full of rules, terms, and stipulations most […]