Month: July 2013

Church Camp Bus Accident Kills 3, Injures 26

Three people died and 26 were injured last week when a church bus full of young campers and adult counselors crashed just minutes from the church parking lot where parents were waiting to take their children home. The bus driver said the vehicle’s brakes failed as the bus sped down the freeway ramp, crashing into […]

Written by on July 30, 2013

Young Women Most Likely to Die in St. Louis Auto Accident

Women drivers between the ages of 21 and 30 are at greatest risk of dying in a St. Louis auto accident. Compared to young men, women drivers are 25.9% more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study on the role age and gender play […]

Written by on July 25, 2013

Woman Dies in Fall from Six Flags Coaster

A family outing to Six Flags Over Texas near Dallas turned tragic last week when a woman fell to her death from the park’s premier ride, the 14-story high Texas Giant roller coaster. Riders seated directly behind the woman said she “flew out” as the ride went over a bump and swept around the first […]

Written by on July 23, 2013

How a Worker’s Compensation Attorney Can Help

Why do you need a St. Louis Workers’ Compensation Attorney when things go bad? What happens to your pocket book when you have a work related injury? You need an experienced St. Louis lawyer to help you receive what you deserve: compensation. How much do work injuries cost? Surprisingly a lot, work related injuries cost […]

Written by on July 18, 2013

Child Injured in Slip and Fall Accident at Amusement Park

A personal injury lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a young boy injured in a slip and fall accident at a Texas amusement park. The boy required medical attention after gashing his chin when he fell on a metal object while visiting the park. Slip and fall accidents can happen anytime anywhere, often with medical […]

Written by on July 16, 2013

St. Louis Parents Warned about Child Safety Seat Recalls

Child safety seats are supposed to protect a vehicle’s most precious cargo — our children. Child safety seats are advertised and purportedly designed to protect infants and young children from injury in vehicle accidents. Parents rely on manufacturers’ claims that these products will protect their children from being killed or seriously injured should the vehicle they […]

Written by on July 11, 2013

Couple Dies in Fatal Missouri Motorcycle Accident

Last week a Missouri couple died in a fatal motorcycle accident in Southern Missouri. The couple’s motorcycle struck a truck that failed to yield at a highway crossing on Highway 54 near Osage Beach. The husband and wife, age 40 and 38, respectively, were pronounced dead at the scene. Criminal charges against the 77-year-old truck driver […]

Written by on July 9, 2013

St. Louis Truck Accident on I-44 Injures 3 People

In a St. Louis truck accident earlier this week, a tractor trailer rear-ended a car on I-44, triggering a chain reaction involving two additional cars. The truck driver was unable to stop when traffic slowed, plowing into the car in front of him and then hitting two more cars before crashing in a ditch. The […]

Written by on July 4, 2013

St. Louis Man Killed when Car Runs Red Light

A St. Louis man was killed yesterday when a speeding SUV ran a red light and crashed into the car in which he was a passenger. The driver of the car was also critically injured and taken to the hospital. The 36-year-old driver of the speeding SUV that caused the fatal St. Louis auto accident was uninjured. Police […]

Written by on July 2, 2013