Month: September 2014

Teens Drop Rock from Overpass, Critically Injure a Passerby

Remember when teenagers played relatively harmless prank like decorating trees with toilet paper? Unfortunately, some young people seek greater thrills and put other human beings at serious risk. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, a group of teens recently dropped a “football-sized” rock from a highway overpass in Pennsylvania and struck a car below—with serious, […]

Written by on September 30, 2014

Camera Proposal Could Result in a Decrease of Abuse in Illinois Nursing Homes

Each year, countless numbers of elderly nursing home patients suffer from abuse at the hands of the professionals who should be taking care of them. Unfortunately, too many of these cases go unreported because of the lack of substantial evidence to back up the claims. However, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

Written by on September 25, 2014

Several Injured in Fiery Gas Station Car Accident in St. Louis

Call it being in the wrong place at the wrong time, but most people expect safety when going about daily business like stopping at the gas station. When a driver struck a parked car and gas pump at a local Phillips 66 gas station, passengers were injured and open flames broke out. On Union Boulevard in […]

Written by on September 23, 2014

Armed Robber Dressed in Drag is Arrested

When you think of an armed robbery, you most likely think of a man wearing a mask of some kind, and possibly wearing black clothing. However, not all robbers are created equal. According to a recent article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a Kirkwood Walgreens was recently robbed by a man dressed in drag. […]

Written by on September 18, 2014

Use Caution When Shopping for Back to School Bargains this Year

It’s that time of year again, when every parent is searching for the best in back to school bargains. While many parents have taken to looking for the best deals online, there are still plenty of you who will be hitting the stores. In doing so, as your St. Louis personal injury attorney, we want […]

Written by on September 16, 2014

Man who Shot Unarmed Woman on His Porch is Convicted – Claims Self Defense

There are far too many shootings in St. Louis, but the fact is that senseless shootings occur all over the country. One fifty-five-year-old Detroit man has been convicted of second-degree murder and manslaughter after shooting and killing a nineteen-year-old woman. She was drunk that night, and had crashed her car into a tree nearby, according to […]

Written by on September 11, 2014

Protests Relocate to St. Louis Area

The fatal shooting of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown has many St. Louis citizens up in arms, and demanding justice, according to a recent article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. Protesters are calling for the development of a civilian review board that they believe will be able to adequately monitor all police shootings and any uses […]

Written by on September 9, 2014

Getting a Tattoo Might not be as Safe as You Think

Getting a tattoo might be a rite of passage, but the FDA has issued a warning against various types of ink that are commonly used in tattoo parlors and do-it-yourself tattoo kits. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, many tattoo kits have been recalled because of bacteria that has been found […]

Written by on September 4, 2014

St. Louis County Teen Charged after Crash that Killed His Passenger

Teenagers and alcohol definitely don’t mix. This is even more apparent after one St. Louis County teen got behind the wheel of his pickup truck last April and proceeded to crash into a tree. As a result, the driver suffered from severe injuries, but his passenger passed away. According to an article on the St. Louis […]

Written by on September 2, 2014