Month: January 2017

Blood Pressure Medication Leads to an Increasing Number of Lawsuits

High blood pressure is a serious problem in the United States. Many people suffer from this condition, and for them, finding a drug that can help is, indeed, a life-saver. Benicar is a drug that was introduced as a way to lower blood pressure, but since its introduction into the medical community, some patients have […]

Written by on January 31, 2017

Injuries From a Failed Medical Procedure Prompt a Lawsuit in St. Louis

In this day and age, technology has allowed medical professionals to improve the quality of life for patients all over the country. However, there are cases when their procedures fail, and when this occurs, sometimes patients are well within their right to file a lawsuit. One such case recently occurred in St. Louis. A man […]

Written by on January 26, 2017

Stray Dog Attacks Woman and Officer: This Could Happen in St. Louis

If you’re like most people, when you see a stray dog, your heart goes out to it. You want to help it any way that you can. Unfortunately, sometimes your best intentions can end with disastrous consequences. One woman recently learned this the hard way. She had seen some stray dogs and decided to feed […]

Written by on January 24, 2017

Huge Nursing Home Chain Cited for Nursing Home Neglect

A recent CBS News article depicts the story of a woman who recently lost her mother after she had been placed in a nursing home for rehabilitative care. The sixty-eight-year-old woman had recently been hospitalized for chest pains, and when she entered the nursing home, she was feeling quite well. Five weeks later, she passed […]

Written by on January 19, 2017

Fatal Semi-Truck Accident in St. Louis: Who is at Fault?

Lately, there have been some odd tractor trailer accidents in St. Louis. However, this one might be the oddest of them all. According to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, a twenty-year-old man was displaying some bizarre personal behavior on I-70. Several calls were made to Missouri State Troopers that there was a […]

Written by on January 17, 2017

Firefighter Hit by SUV in St. Louis

Accidents on St. Louis highways are pretty commonplace this time of year. The changes in the weather can cause slippery roads, which many motorists are not prepared to deal with. Recently, an accident occurred on I-55, which led to one firefighter getting badly injured. According to the article on the Fox2News website, the fire department […]

Written by on January 12, 2017

Passenger Dies in St. Louis Accident

Passengers often don’t realize that they have legal recourse when it comes to car accidents in St. Louis. However, they have just as many rights as the driver of the car does, even if they’re riding in the vehicle that caused the accident. A recent article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website discusses a twenty-four-year-old […]

Written by on January 10, 2017

Driver with Revoked License Responsible for Fatal Crash Near St. Louis

Fatal accidents are tragic, especially when they could have been avoided in the first place. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently reported an accident that happened just outside of St. Louis that claimed the lives of three people. The collision occurred in the early afternoon, and the driver who caused it was a forty-eight-year-old man who […]

Written by on January 5, 2017

Head-On Crash Results in Critical Injuries in St. Louis

Head-on crashes are some of the most serious types of car accidents that occur in the St. Louis area. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, a recent head-on crash resulted in injuries to three people. Fortunately, no one was killed as a result of the collision. The wreck occurred at about […]

Written by on January 3, 2017