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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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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How to Increase Your Chances of Surviving a Highway Pileup

One of the most graphic sights to witness is a multiple-vehicle collision on a roadway. Witnessing two vehicles involved in a traffic accident is bad enough. To view several vehicles sprawled around the roadway is a chaotic environment that no driver wants to be involved in, no matter their experience. The greater the number of…

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2021 Was a Deadly Year for Missouri Drivers

Missouri has reached a new record, although it’s not a record to be proud of. In 2021, the state surpassed 1,000 traffic fatalities, the highest number of fatal accidents since 2006. Sadly, 1,007 people died from traffic accidents, and 2021 was the second year in a row where the number of traffic fatalities increased. When…

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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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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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