What Are the Most Serious Bicycle Accident Injuries?

St. Louis is a beautiful city with many bicycle trails and paths for people to enjoy; however, the busy roads of the city can prove to be quite dangerous when it comes to bicyclists. Speeding or distracted drivers can cause terrible accidents for those who are just seeking to enjoy the outdoors on their bikes.…

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The Dangers of ATVs for Children in Missouri

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are a fun way to pass the time in our state, especially in the springtime when the wet weather makes for muddy terrain. While we may think of these vehicles as recreational, they are still vehicles, and can cause serious injury to those who ride them. This includes children, whether riding alone…

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What Are the Dangers of a Concussion?

At some point or another, we all hit our heads; whether you do so while standing up without thinking in the attic and hit your head off a support beam, or you play sports and a tackle has you getting your head hit pretty hard. Perhaps we do not think much of them, but a…

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Should We Hire Teens to Drive Tractor-Trailers?

When it comes to operating commercial vehicles or 18-wheelers, it is important to have someone who has the critical thinking, fast reaction skills, and the experience of driving on our nation’s highways. With our country’s shortage of truck drivers, however, trucking companies and even the government are looking into ways in which they can increase…

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The Dangers of St. Louis Streets

St. Louis is an historic city with museums, botanical gardens, and that famous St. Louis arch. It’s no wonder that it’s as popular as it is; however, with popularity comes more accidents on our city roadways. Whether you are driving, walking, or biking on the streets of River City, if you are not cautious, you…

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Electrical Injuries on Construction Sites

You may not think it will happen to you, but electrical injuries can happen in many places. You could accidentally contact live electricity, or perhaps you are a contractor working on a roof or in an attic and there’s some wiring you are not aware of. The injuries electricity can cause can range from anywhere…

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Common Defenses in St. Louis Car and Truck Accident Cases

One of our jobs as a leading personal injury law firm in St Louis is to anticipate the arguments the insurance companies and defense lawyers will assert. Many arguments have little or no merit. When defenses have some merit, we are skilled at rebutting them.  Some defenses are common to all the accidents that we…

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Why Are Wrong-Way Crashes So Deadly?

On February 8, two older women were killed in a car accident on I-49. According to U.S. News & World Report, both women were in their 70s, and the collision occurred “when a sport utility vehicle driver… mistakenly entered the southbound lanes of the interstate traveling north, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.” The…

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What Accidents Lead to Traumatic Amputations?

There are millions of people across the country who live with limb loss. When that loss is the result of a traumatic event, the injury is called a “traumatic amputation,” and it happens more often than you mike think. According to the Amputee Coalition, approximately 45% of all limb loss is the result of trauma.…

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