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With over 11,000,000 pledges made, people across the nation are making roads safer through their commitment to It Can Wait. To take part of this movement, you take a photo of yourself with “It Can Wait” written on your hand to show the world that you pledge to never drive distracted again. Texting and Driving: Why Do People Do It? According to and article in Time, “Why People ...
It Only Takes One Click to Save a Life Hey, St. Louis, safety advocates want you to spread the word: “It’s important that teen drivers realize it only takes ONE text, ONE drink, ONE call, ONE reach, ONE distraction to cause ONE fatal moment, but that ONE clicked seat belt could be the difference between life or death in a car crash.
One of life’s slap-your-forehead moments is when you hit the St. Louis interstate system a little early to get to that important appointment and realize you are driving into a traffic jam caused by an accident or road construction. That realization usually comes after you pass the last interstate exit ramp you could have taken to get to an alternate route.
If you have recently been in a car accident, it is likely that the other driver’s insurance company has already contacted you about a settlement. In deciding whether you should accept the settlement there are several factors to consider. Need Medical Treatment After a Car Accident MO If you suffered injuries in your accident that still require further medical treatment, then yo ...
Today’s motorcycle is a mechanical masterpiece in comparison to the steam powered bicycles invented in the early 1820’s.1 Over the years, inventors and engineers have improved both the safety and performance of motorcycles, but there are still inherent dangers for motorcycle riders. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcycles which offer no enclosure ty ...
Ruptured Spleen Is a Common Injury After a Car Accident Ask the next three people you encounter what the spleen does and you are likely to get three blank stares. If someone asks you, tell them it’s a fist-size organ in the upper-left side of the abdomen, slightly above elbow level, and that it filters out old blood cells and helps fight infection.
Injured After a Car Crash in Missouri? You May Have a Long Road to Recovery. Here are some cold, hard facts: Automobile accidents in Missouri killed 870 people and injured 4,402 in 2015. Stunning stuff, right? It’s a safe bet, though, that those numbers don’t move you nearly as much as watching paramedics load someone into an ambulance at a crash site.
Weather Worsens Odds for Motorists in Missouri Studies have shown that human error is a factor in about 95 percent of car crashes. That said, Mother Nature deserves at least partial blame for a lot of weather-related crashes in the St. Louis area. Flash-flooding, icy roads, and winter storms pose significant dangers to drivers. According to the U.S.
The honest response to the question of liability in self-driving-car accidents is that the answer is a work in progress. As with any new technology, situations arise for which there is no legal precedent, and savvy lawyers must work to stay on top of technological trends and how the law could apply to them.
As with most things, there are fans and foes, pros and cons when it comes to the auto-drive car industry, with dramatic examples from 2016 of the upside and the downside. For example, a Missouri man used the Autopilot on his new Tesla Model X to reach a hospital more than 20 miles away after suffering a pulmonary embolism that doctors say could have killed him.
We receive calls every day from individuals who have been injured in an auto accident with the same question, “I think I have a claim for injuries I sustained from an accident but I am worried that it is too late to do anything about it.” This is a valid question because there is a time period after which no claim can be brought against the other driver after an accident.
We understand how important this question can be for accident victims and families who have lost loved ones in accidents. After you’ve been in any kind of car accident, it’s natural to feel confused and overwhelmed. There are so many different questions. Who is at fault? Who pays for damage to my car? Am I entitled to a rental car? Who will pay for my medical bills? Can I ask t ...
PRESS RELEASE Dec. 5, 2016 St. Louis, MO The claims of eight area property owners against a moving and storage company and a warehouse owner were settled recently in St. Louis County for over 2.2 million dollars. The settlement represents the value of WWII memorabilia, rare books and family heirlooms, along with common household goods, owned by eight area residents who place ...
Listening to the TV or the radio, you have likely heard one of the advertisements for the fantasy sports games hosted by DraftKings. “Double your first deposit, up to six hundred dollars” – sound familiar? DraftKings ‘Free Bonus’ and ‘Double Your Cash’ Scam After signing up to receive the “free bonus” and “double your cash” up to $600, you realize that this is a scam.
Prior to calling an accident lawyer, it is common to have questions and concerns about your situation. Please use this resource as well “Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs” to help prepare yourself for a MO car accident or to help you decide what to do now, after a MO car wreck. Click here for information about Illinois car accidents.
MO Auto accidents happen to even the safest of Missouri drivers. One minute, you can be driving down the road, heading home from work or out running errands, and in the next you could be involved in a potentially serious accident resulting injuries that can be severe and life-threatening. At The Bruning Law Firm, our St.
4 Things You Need to Know About the St. Louis Rams Class-Action Decision As a Rams fan, you suffered when your team announced in January that it would begin the 2016 season in its new digs, Memorial Coliseum – as the Los Angeles Rams. But as a disappointed holder of a charter personal seat license (PSL), you got a big win Wednesday when a federal judge ruled that the team must ...
Commercial truck accidents can be caused by a range of reasons, but in most instances the causative factor is related to human error on the part of the passenger vehicle driver or the commercial truck driver. A passenger vehicle driver can be negligent for committing unsafe acts such as traveling in a low visibility zone, abrupt lane changes, misjudging truck speeds, driving di ...