What Are the Leading Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Imagine sustaining an injury that affects your entire way of living. The ability to walk, breathe easily, and even control your bladder – the simple tasks we sometimes take for granted are impacted heavily by this type of injury. This is what a spinal cord injury (SCI) can lead to: a life where you are…

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Speeding Is One of the Most Dangerous Things Drivers Do

There is something about driving fast that appeals to many people. Maybe it’s feeling powerful as you steer tons of metal around a curve. Maybe it’s the few extra moments of sleep you can get if you plan to speed toward your location. Maybe it’s arrogance – we have managed to survive this long, and…

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Are You Ready for Bad Weather on the Roads?

Winter lovers are eagerly awaiting that first snowfall of the season. Some people may enjoy the snow for various reasons. Children may love the snow for the snow fights; adults may enjoy the snow for the chance to bundle up while the weather begins to chill outside. For drivers, snow may bring an additional worry…

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What Do I Do If I’m Hurt by a Drunk Driver in St. Louis?

With the increased consumption of alcohol during the pandemic, it is only expected that the number of drunk driving accidents will increase. Before the pandemic, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drunk drivers caused one-third of car crash fatalities. In Missouri alone, drunk driving accounts for about 20% of car crash fatalities.…

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Truck Accidents Involving Cargo Spills

It is understandable why some drivers become nervous when driving alongside commercial trucks. There are so many scenarios where a truck accident can suddenly happen. In addition to the size and weight of the commercial truck, it is difficult to determine the truck driver’s state of mind behind the wheel. The truck driver can be…

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What Happens If I Slip and Fall While Holiday Shopping?

The holiday season brings a bag of mixed emotions for many people. While many people eagerly await the time to spend with family and friends and create great memories, some people are stressing over the idea of shopping for gifts. Even with the additional online shopping option, some people want to walk into a store…

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What Are Underride Accidents Involving Tractor-Trailers?

Imagine stopping next to a tractor-trailer in the middle of an intersection. It quickly becomes evident that the truck driver fails to notice you in the next lane because the he or she is in the process of making a wide turn. As the truck driver completes his turn, your worst fear comes true –…

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Can a Low-Speed Car Accident Lead to Serious Injuries?

When people think of car accidents, they often imagine the worst-possible scenarios. Some may envision trucks rolled over or set on fire. Others may envision the front of motor vehicles totally destroyed and smashed into pieces. Very rarely do we think about the small, annoying car accidents that may not be as dire, but still…

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Should I Put a Nanny Cam in My Loved One’s Room at the Nursing Home?

Nursing home abuse is a problem that is beginning to become well known throughout society. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 64 percent of nursing home staff members confessed to committing some form of abuse or neglect in a 2020 study. Over 12 percent of nursing home staff members specifically confessed to neglecting…

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What Is Road Rash?

What do skateboarders, motorcycle riders, cyclists, and electric scooter riders have in common? These are some of the individuals who can fall victim to road rash. What is road rash? Road rash is a type of skin abrasion that a person can get when their skin scrapes against a rough surface. Motorcycle riders and cyclists…

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