Explaining the Legal Definition of Catastrophic Injuries
Have you ever wondered what exactly constitutes a catastrophic injury? If so, you’re not alone. With so many types of injuries and varying degrees of severity, knowing where the line is drawn can be challenging. Understanding this legal definition is crucial for those who have suffered such an injury or seek compensation for someone else’s negligence. What […]
The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, recovery can be a long road. In addition to medical care, you may experience other hardships related to the injury, including loss of income and ongoing emotional and physical distress. Initiating a claim with your insurance company is often the first step toward […]
Can You Still File A Claim If You Are Partially At Fault For A Car Accident?
Car accidents are not always black and white. Sometimes it is easy to point to another driver’s negligence as the cause of the accident. Other times, however, you may be partially at fault. In these cases, Missouri law dictates that you may still be entitled to compensation for damages incurred due to the accident. If […]
Not Everything is an Act of God
Missouri drivers know how challenging wintertime driving can be. Heavy snowfall and icy roads may deter some from driving, and those who venture outside must move slowly and carefully to their destination. However, despite inclement weather’s challenges to drivers, a Department of Public Safety study determined that less than 4% of Missouri car crashes occurred during snowy […]
What Compensation Can You Receive From a Personal Injury Claim?
The road to recovery from a motor vehicle accident, workplace accident, or other injury can be long and challenging. The resulting physical and emotional pain may be exacerbated by missed work, numerous doctors appointments, and financial losses. Legal representation by a skilled personal injury attorney can help you get your life back on track after an […]
Four Most Common Construction Site Injuries and How to Prevent Them
A study performed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that one out of everyfive worker deaths in private industry in 2019 was in construction. What is causing all of these accidents and how can you avoid them? 1. Falls Falls can happen due to various things such as slippery ground, uneven surfaces, orimproper ladder […]