Month: April 2015

When Medical Devices Fail

When you are in the hospital recovering from surgery or getting treatment for an illness, your concern is getting well so you can get discharged and go home. You don’t focus on the equipment being used in your hospital room or in any of the exam areas where you’re taken. However, these devices do fail and sometimes, that […]

Written by on April 30, 2015

How Do You Know if it’s Medical Malpractice?

We all have to go to the doctor or hospital at some point in our lives. At times we put blind trust into doctors, and we think of them as infallible. We don’t want to think or believe that our care will be compromised because of a mistake made by the professionals that we often […]

Written by on April 28, 2015

When You Don’t Know Who’s Responsible, We’re Here to Help

When you are out at a game or spending time with the family, all you think about is having a good time. You put the busyness and cares of your day aside for a few hours to have fun. When you leave, laughing, you don’t consider the potential dangers that come with something as simple as […]

Written by on April 23, 2015

Tragic Accident Claims the Lives of a Mother and Daughter

As one of the millions of drivers on the road, you put your trust in everyone around you, that they’re following the rules of the road and paying attention. That is not always the case, which is how accidents happen. Accidents happen so quickly in our day that we may not know what’s happening until […]

Written by on April 21, 2015

Maintenance Worker Dies After Company Ignores Safety Issues

One maintenance worker is dead following a tragic accident that occurred at a Missouri manufacturing facility. The accident happened when the company neglected to put safety measures in place that would prevent a scrap metal table from lowering. As a result, the man was pinned between the table and a railing, ultimately resulting in his […]

Written by on April 16, 2015

Man Charged After Fatal Hit and Run in St. Louis County

As a pedestrian, you rarely consider that you might one day be the victim of a hit and run accident in St. Louis. Most accidents occur on the highways and some occur on the busy streets of St. Louis, but not many of them involve pedestrians. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, and one man […]

Written by on April 14, 2015

Police Issue Warning to Parents Regarding Teen Fight Teams

Violence in St. Louis has escalated in recent years for a variety of reasons. However, more recently, teenagers have started holding fights in public places and at larger events, which can make attending these events and locations very dangerous for the average person. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, one such […]

Written by on April 9, 2015

Spring is Here, but Frosty Weather Can Still Result in Slips and Falls

It’s the season we’ve all been waiting for, at least since right after the new year arrived. Spring feels as though it’s a time for new beginnings in St. Louis, and it’s not surprising that so many people are willing to “hurry it along.” According to a recent news article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

Written by on April 7, 2015

St. Louis Street Racing Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

Street racing is something many young drivers participate in, even in the streets of St. Louis. Two drivers found out the hard way that street racing is never a good idea when they were involved in a serious crash that took place on Hall Street, earlier in March. According to an article on the St. […]

Written by on April 2, 2015