Month: January 2015

Fatality Caused by a Truck Accident May Be Grounds for a Lawsuit

Statistics show that most fatal car accidents involve other cars, and not trucks. However, that doesn’t mean that trucking accident fatalities do not occur. Roughly one percent of all trucking accidents result in a fatality, which is about double the percentage of fatalities in car crashes. Even the most learned professional driver can make a costly […]

Written by on January 29, 2015

Man has Surgery to Remove Foreign Object the Doctors Missed from His Arm

There are many stories out there about foreign objects being left behind after patients have surgery. However, those stories pale in comparison to the story of one Granite City man. In 1963, the now seventy-five-year-old man was in a horrific car accident while he was driving his brand new Thunderbird. The accident was so bad, […]

Written by on January 27, 2015

Are There Time Limits when Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Perhaps you’ve had a recent medical procedure done and the outcome is much different from what you were told it would be. You could be having more pain, or you could have started having other types of problems, and you’re sure your doctor did something wrong. In the back of your mind, you’re thinking about […]

Written by on January 22, 2015

What You Need to Know About Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Among the types of personal injuries, dog bites often sting the worst — emotionally and physically. Victims often feel bad about reporting dog attack injuries. Unfortunately, failing to hold bad owners responsible only perpetuates the problem. All told, nearly 5 million people suffer a dog attack in the U.S. each year and almost a million need […]

Written by on January 20, 2015

Tech that Helps to Monitor Your Parents in Assisted Living or Nursing Homes

Many people use technology to be more productive and efficient in their profession. It is now helping an increasing number of older Americans remain independent longer and easing the worry of family members who do not live with them. GPS Tracking Systems Technology solutions are available today that can help with some of the most […]

Written by on January 15, 2015

Two People Wanted in St. Louis Shooting Cause Major Accident

One person has died, and one other person is seriously injured following an accident that occurred recently in St. Louis. According to the article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the accident happened near downtown St. Louis. The occupants of the truck that caused the accident were wanted in a recent shooting in East St. Louis, […]

Written by on January 13, 2015

Icy Roads are Sure to Mean an Increase in Car Accidents in St. Louis

Old Man Winter has reared his head, and that means we can expect at least a few months of icy road conditions in St. Louis. In fact, according to a recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, motorists are already experiencing issues on the roads. Interstate roads 64, 55 and 70 were all affected by […]

Written by on January 8, 2015

Mother Saves Daughter with a Push in Fatal Accident

This past year, 33 year-old Colleen Segbers was struck and killed in a Walgreens parking lot when an SUV apparently went out of control. It was a tragic accident that could probably have been easily avoided, but the reason why it grabbed headlines was the fact that Segbers saved her 10 year-old daughter’s life by […]

Written by on January 6, 2015

After a Slip or Fall What Should You Do?

If you have had the misfortune of slipping, falling, and injuring yourself, there are some things that you should know that may make a significant difference in the outcome. If you slip and fall, keep the following tips in mind: Report the incident. Many attorneys suggest that the first step should be to let someone […]

Written by on January 1, 2015