Month: December 2016

St. Louis Pedestrian Accident: Man Struck While Riding Scooter in Hit and Run

There are many accidents in St. Louis every week, and far too many of them are hit and run incidents. One recent hit and run involved a man who was riding a motorized wheelchair or scooter, according to a recent article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website. The collision occurred about about 12:45 am near […]

Written by on December 29, 2016

Man Falls Asleep at the Wheel and Causes Fatal Car Accident Near St. Louis

Car accidents near St. Louis are caused by a variety of issues. Sometimes they’re caused by drunk or distracted driving. However, there have also been a large number of accidents that were caused because the driver fell asleep at the wheel. That is precisely what happened in a recent accident that occurred outside of St. […]

Written by on December 27, 2016

Drug Overdose Reversal Drug Recall May Put Lives at Risk

Overdosing is a serious problem in St. Louis, as well as in our country as a whole. Fortunately, medications have been developed that can reverse the effects of overdoses, which often lead to death. One of these medications is Narcan (naloxone), and it’s supposed to work well for opioid overdoses. Even so, it’s essential to […]

Written by on December 22, 2016

Pitbull Shot By Police After Vicious Attack

Dog bite attacks are all over the news, and one recent dog attack resulted in the mauling of one thirty-three-year-old woman. The incident occurred at about 1 o’clock in the morning, when the woman was attacked by a pitbull. The woman sustained serious injuries from multiple dog bites all over her body. Residents of the […]

Written by on December 20, 2016

Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run Accident Occurs in St. Louis

Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable people on the road. With nothing to shield them from oncoming cars and trucks, they’re at a high risk for serious injury or even death. According to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, a recent hit and run accident involving a sedan and a pedestrian resulted […]

Written by on December 15, 2016

Missouri Mom Wins Malpractice Case After the Death of Her Unborn Son

There’s no doubt that malpractice cases are very hard to win. Usually, jurors tend to side with the doctors in these cases because of the fact that their job is so difficult and because of the level of knowledge that they have. However, one Missouri mother is victorious after her malpractice case went to court. […]

Written by on December 13, 2016

Federal Law Changes Allow Nursing Home Neglect Victims to have Their Day in Court

Placing someone you love into a nursing home is a very stressful situation. Even though in your heart, you know you’re doing the right thing, it can still be difficult. Quite often, people sign a mountain of paperwork, and don’t realize that they’re signing their legal rights away at the same time. This has been […]

Written by on December 8, 2016

Three Vehicle Accident Injures Two Women

Usually, when semi-truck accidents are reported, it’s the truck driver who is at fault. Very rarely does the burden of fault fall upon the driver of a four-wheeled car. However, a recent accident was reported on the Area Wide News website, where a semi-truck driver appears to have lessened the severity of an accident that […]

Written by on December 6, 2016

Four Injured After Hit and Run Crash in St. Louis

Accidents happen frequently in St. Louis, but hit and run crashes are often the worst. Fortunately, police officers are very good at finding the people behind these crashes, and a recent accident was no exception. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a twenty-four-year-old man was recently charged after leaving the scene […]

Written by on December 1, 2016