Month: July 2014

Day Care Provider Charged in Death of Toddler

In September 2009, an eighteen-month-old toddler passed away after spending time in the care of his day care provider. The day care provider, a forty-year-old woman from the Wentzville area, allegedly hit the little boy in the head repeatedly. This was the type of punishment the provider used, and according to an article on the […]

Written by on July 31, 2014

Hip Implants Seem Like a Miracle Cure, but will They Last?

The baby boomer generation is getting older, which means more and more of this population of people will be requiring medical procedures like hip implants. In fact, it’s estimated that in as few as fifteen years, people in the United States will be getting up to one million hip implants per year. A hip implant […]

Written by on July 29, 2014

Travel Safety Warning: Accidents Can Happen Anywhere…Even Disney World

According to an article on the website, one man is missing the tips of two of his fingers after taking a ride on the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in Walt Disney World in Florida. Officials are still unclear about how the incident took place. The ride was stopped when it happened, and it […]

Written by on July 24, 2014

A Word from Your St. Louis Attorney: Stay Safe on the Water this Summer

It’s a common misconception that you don’t have much to worry about when it comes to enjoying some time on a boat during the summer months. However, according to an article that was recently posted on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, water fatalities increased this year from those that occurred last year. As your St. […]

Written by on July 22, 2014

Stray Bullet Hits Woman in the Cheek on the 4th of July

Imagine sitting around enjoying a nice 4th of July barbeque with your family. Your children are there, your grandchildren are there. It’s a wonderful occasion, full of celebration. Suddenly, you’re struck by an object and it feels as though someone has hit you in the face with a bat. A trip to the local ER reveals […]

Written by on July 17, 2014

Argument Over Trash Can Results in Serious Injury

A thirty-three-year-old woman from De Soto was injured this week during an altercation that occurred following an argument over a trash can, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. The woman was accompanying a man to a friend’s home in De Soto to assist with some car repairs. While they were working […]

Written by on July 10, 2014

Relative Retaliates after Beating of Alton Man

A forty-one-year-old Alton man was allegedly beaten with various weapons, including a motorcycle helmet and a golf club by three assailants earlier this month. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a relative of the victim reportedly shot one of the assailants in the leg at a local convenience store on that […]

Written by on July 8, 2014

St. Louis Superman Seen Breaking up Fights at Cardinals Games

There’s no question that no matter what sport you’re into, sports fans of all shapes and sizes can get pretty passionate about their love for their favorite team. Once baseball season starts or once football season starts, fights at games are just par for the course, and you never know what you might encounter when you […]

Written by on July 3, 2014

Dixon, MO Man Shot During Property Disagreement

Most property disputes are settled civilly, and when they’re not able to be settled, they will often go to court. However, this was not the case for one Dixon man, who was shot in the face over a dispute with an eighteen-year-old man this past week. According to the article on the website, there were […]

Written by on July 1, 2014