Missouri - Page 7

  • Car seat and booster laws in Missouri

    … devices directly corresponds with the prevalence of state regulations on requiring car seats and booster seats. Missouri restraint device laws All drivers and front seat passengers in the state of Missouri are required to buckle up, but the regulations for minor passengers are much more specific and demanding.3 Laws governing the transportation…

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  • Negligent cargo loader’s lead to truck accidents

    … the regulations are not adhered to and overloading occurs, a commercial truck can become a very dangerous obstacle as it interacts with other vehicles or pedestrians. The reasons for weight limits is due to the fact that an overloaded truck can increase the difficulty of braking, may cause an axle to malfunction, increased risk for jackknifing or coupling…

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  • Medicare Fraud Scheme Relied on “Doctored” EMR Scheme

    … Medicare Fraud Scheme Relied on “Doctored” EMR Scheme October 27, 2015 by Brian Mahany A physician, his attorney wife and another individual have been indicted on felony Medicare fraud charges in Missouri. The case may be one of the first of its kind using an electronic medical records (EMR) system to create false patient progress…

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  • FAQs about pedestrian accident cases

    … at fault for my pedestrian accident? The state of Missouri follows a shared fault or pure comparative fault rule which will reduce the amount of compensation an injured party can receive based on the percentage of fault he or she has in the accident.4 This means that a pedestrian is not barred from recovering for any amount equal to the percentage…

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  • What can be “Good Cause” for Leaving Employment

    …, a misconception that may cause many people to stay in hostile or otherwise unpleasant unemployment situations. In reality, if an employee voluntarily leaves a position for good cause, Missouri unemployment law1 allows that employee to claim unemployment benefits. Examples of circumstances that may constitute “good cause” The law defines “good cause…

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  • Conduct Outside of Work may Affect your Ability to Obtain Unemployment Benefits

    … definition of “misconduct” in employment Under a recently amended Missouri law,1 employment misconduct may now relate to conduct that occurs outside of the workplace and work hours that is “connected to work.” This is relevant to unemployment law in that employees who are fired for misconduct are not eligible for unemployment benefits. Under a broad…

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  • Rollover accidents can cause head injuries

    … Automobile accidents are varied in many different ways such as the typical vehicles involved in a collision, the common contributing factors behind an auto accident, or even the common forms of injury or property damage sustained after an accident. When it comes the different types of auto accident, though there is variety, some of the main…

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  • How long do I have to file a lawsuit after an injury?

    …, designating the amount of insurance coverage required, or making available theories of liability used to determine fault or calculate damages. For instance, in the state of Missouri a personal injury lawsuit has a time limit of five years, after which parties are barred from filing a claim in civil court. [4] Missouri Revised Statute 516.120…

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  • Marty Layne Brickey– Investment Fraud Scheme

    … of Missouri currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and Joe Peiffer. Marty Brickey was charged with three counts of wire fraud and six counts of money laundering related to fundraising activities that generated an estimated $14.5 million for Brickey’s numerous game development companies. The Peiffer Rosca Wolf investor right lawyers are currently…

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  • Social Media Can Affect Your Unemployment Eligibility

    … the public their opinions and activities. While social media sites can be enjoyable and keep people connected, they also may have adverse effects on many different types of legal matters and an unemployment case is no different. Social media may jeopardize your unemployment benefits Missouri statute1 sets out requirements for eligibility…

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  • Who Is Responsible for the Costs of a Dog Bite Injury?

    … liable for the injuries or property damage that their dog caused. There are several ways in which a dog owner may be held liable for injuries caused by a dog bite. For instance, Missouri is a statutory strict liability state which means that whether or not a dog has ever bit a person in the past, does not prevent an owner from being held liable if a dog…

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  • Williams v. State – The Update

    … I was honored to speak on September 10, 2015, at the ICJE on the impact of the Georgia Supreme Court decision Williams v. State, 296 Ga. 817, 771 S.E.2d 373 (2015). The Williams decision has a far reaching impact on the admissibility of blood, breath and urine tests in Georgia DUI cases. The following is an excerpt of my presentation…

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  • A Car Ran Me Off The Road And Then Drove Away – What Do I Do?

    …. First, liability for an accident is not defined by actual contact with another vehicle. For instance, a driver who runs another vehicle off the road and then drives away verses a driver who commits a hit and run is no less liable. The second large misconception is that a failure to be able to identify the driver or the vehicle and prove…

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  • What Are My Legal Rights After An Auto Accident?

    … of limitation, or limiting recovery amounts. For instance, in the State of Missouri, a personal injury claim must be brought within five years in a civil court and compensation is reduced for victims who share fault under the pure comparative fault rule, .3 The State of Illinois who also uses a fault system has different laws such as a two year limit…

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