Month: October 2014

Please Enjoy Halloween in St. Louis Responsibly

Now that summer is over, St. Louis residents have been looking forward to Halloween. For most of us, Halloween is a holiday when we take our kids out to get candy from our neighbors in our communities, or we go to church Harvest festivals. That’s what Halloween is supposed to be. However, every year there […]

Written by on October 30, 2014

Victims’ Relatives Seek Damages for 911 Dispatcher Negligence

Everyone makes mistakes at work, but there’s real danger when a 911 dispatcher gets an address wrong. If the dispatcher was willfully negligent, should they be personally liable for the mistake? Two people were murdered in St. Louis this past July when a 911 dispatcher gave police an incorrect address. Police may have been able […]

Written by on October 28, 2014

Woman Sues for Medical Malpractice After Losing Her Husband

Surgical procedures are not without risks, which any surgeon will explain to patients before their operations begin. However, what happens when the surgery goes perfectly, but because of medical negligence on the part of the surgical team, there are still problems? One Louisiana woman is suing a local hospital after her husband passed away following […]

Written by on October 23, 2014

Jefferson City Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash

While the warm weather persists, you can expect to see plenty of motorcycles on the road. This should continue for a few more weeks as higher temperatures are expected for the St. Louis area into October. That means it’s important to remember to use caution when you’re driving, whether you’re riding your motorcycle or you’re […]

Written by on October 21, 2014

Be Aware of Potential Crowd Related Injuries at Cardinal’s Games

With all of the news surrounding St. Louis these days, it was wonderful to see the St. Louis Cardinals earn themselves a win for their division. This is an exciting time for Cardinals fans as well as for the city of St. Louis as a whole. As playoffs prepare to begin, you might be planning […]

Written by on October 16, 2014

St. Louis Shootings Result in Nine People Being Wounded

There has been an increase in violent crime in St. Louis in recent weeks, and in addition to the fights that have broken out during rallies and protests, the number of shootings that have taken place have been at an all-time high. While no one was immediately killed, according to an article on the local […]

Written by on October 14, 2014

Could Contaminated Water from Coldwater Creek be Causing Cancer?

St. Louis county officials are investigating the waters of Coldwater Creek to find out if radioactive material is present that could be causing an increase in brain cancer in the area. County Health Director, Dr. Delores Gunn was especially concerned because the instances of colon cancer, breast cancer and brain cancer in children have been […]

Written by on October 9, 2014

St. Louis Man Dies After Losing Control of His Car

Imagine a situation where you’re watering your lawn on a warm, autumn day. Your children are playing in the front yard, and your neighborhood is serene. Suddenly, a car speeds down your street, and the driver seems out of control. You watch in horror as his vehicle crashes, and you’re thankful that he somehow managed […]

Written by on October 7, 2014

Do Employees Have a Responsibility to Provide a Safe Workplace?

A Missouri construction worker was recently denied in a negligence claim against his supervisor for an accident that occurred in September 2008. The St. Charles Circuit Court’s decision was upheld in a split ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals. As reported by, Curt Peters was working for Tramar Contracting Inc. of St. Louis when […]

Written by on October 2, 2014