Month: June 2016

Passenger Dies After Tragic St. Louis Accident

Passengers have legal rights if they are involved in an accident in St. Louis, and families of passengers do as well. A recent accident that occurred in the middle of the afternoon in Hancock County resulted in the death of one woman who was a passenger in the vehicle. According to the article on the […]

Written by on June 30, 2016

Drugs from Medaus are Questioned for Sterility – FDA Requests Recall

When you go to the pharmacy to pick up your medication, you have every right to believe that the drugs you’re receiving are sterile. However, in a recent inspection conducted by the FDA, the Medaus facility was found to be unsanitary, leading to the possibility of contaminated drugs. According to an article on the News […]

Written by on June 28, 2016

Perry County Woman Dies in Tragic Accident

When car accidents happen in St. Louis, it’s not always the driver who suffers from injuries or becomes the victim in a fatal crash. Passengers are just as much at risk as drivers are, and in this case one passenger didn’t survive. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a young Festus […]

Written by on June 23, 2016

Woman’s Legs Amputated After C-Section: Could This Happen in St. Louis?

Imagine going to the hospital and preparing to have a little baby girl. You knew ahead of time that you were going to require a c-section, and you were even prepared for the possibility that you would need to be given general anesthesia because of some complications that had arisen during your pregnancy. However, when […]

Written by on June 21, 2016

Dog Bites are a Big Problem for Mail Carriers and Others

You’ve undoubtedly heard the old adage that says that dogs will often try to attack mail carriers, and while you might think that’s a harmless old wives’ tale, a recent survey shows that it is, in fact true. According to an article in the Kansas City Star, almost seven thousand mail carriers suffered from dog […]

Written by on June 16, 2016

Woman Files Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit After the Death of Her Mother

Nursing home neglect has been a serious problem for a very long time. Every year, many families suffer knowing that their loved ones are being mistreated in nursing homes, but they don’t realize there’s more they can do about it than just reporting it to supervisors. For example, a recent case of nursing home neglect […]

Written by on June 14, 2016

St. Louis Passenger Survives Fatal Truck Accident

Semi trucks are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road, and many people don’t realize that they need to be operated differently from cars in order to maintain the safety of everyone near them. According to an article in the Boston Globe, a six-mile-long traffic jam resulted in an extensive line of stop […]

Written by on June 9, 2016

Drug Manufacturer Pays Dearly for Faulty Syringes that Caused Infections and Deaths

We may have seen a decline in the number of medical devices that are recalled across the country, but that doesn’t mean that device manufacturers aren’t still experiencing issues with faulty products. One such instance occurred with a manufacturer in Pennsylvania, and the company now has to pay almost $8 million for selling syringes that […]

Written by on June 7, 2016

Escalator Accident Injures Several People: Could this Happen in St. Louis?

Imagine that you’re leaving a sporting event at a large arena, and you’re thrilled because your team won. You’re getting ready to celebrate with friends and family, and you step on the escalator to head down to the next floor and walk out to your vehicle. Suddenly, the escalator speeds up, and at the bottom, […]

Written by on June 2, 2016