Driving During Pregnancy: Potential Injuries and How to Protect Yourself

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One report shows that 2.9% of women are injured in a car during pregnancy. Expecting mothers will do anything to protect their unborn child, but sometimes the risks can be unavoidable. For instance, many pregnant women continue to work during their pregnancy, and some will need to drive to and from their place of work … Read more

Updated: July 12, 2021

Spinal Cord Injury in a Car Accident

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A spinal cord injury (SCI) can dramatically change your life. Depending on the severity of the injury, you may have to stop working and require medical assistance 24/7. Car accidents are among the leading cause of SCI in the United States. It’s estimated that over 17,500 people are diagnosed with spinal cord injuries each year … Read more

Updated: July 12, 2021

In a Collision with an Underinsured Driver: What Are My Options?

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It is estimated that roughly 14% of Missouri drivers are uninsured. The law in Missouri is clear: all drivers are required to carry valid insurance. However, it is estimated that roughly 14% of Missouri drivers are uninsured, which can, unfortunately, lead to unpaid personal injury claims and high premiums for everyone in the entire state. … Read more

Updated: October 6, 2021

Contributory vs Comparative Negligence – How They Can Impact Your Car Accident Case

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Here’s a short guide to help you understand the comparative and contributory negligence systems. When you’re the victim of a car accident, you most likely will want to seek compensation from the at-fault driver to cover your medical bills, pay for damages, or even account for lost wages if you are unable to work at … Read more

Updated: July 12, 2021

The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Your Car Accident Claim

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A car accident attorney can help find expert witnesses to testify on your behalf. Unfortunately, not all car accidents end with a resolution and settlement. Sometimes, you have to take the other driver to court to get fair compensation for your injuries. The problem with that is that the victim holds the burden of demonstrating … Read more

Updated: July 12, 2021

Why Car Accident Pictures Are So Important and How to Take Them

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Pictures are often the most telling piece of evidence you can collect after a car accident. A car accident is a traumatic event that brings along some moments of utter chaos. It is completely understandable that during those times you may be confused and not know what to do. The first thing you should do … Read more

Updated: July 12, 2021