Month: April 2017

Three-Car Accident Outside St. Louis Sends Two Teens to the Hospital

There are many accidents in the St. Louis area, and all too often they involve teenage drivers. According to a recent article on the Belleville News-Democrat website, one accident recently occurred near Belleville East High School. The crash involved three vehicles. One of them was parked and empty. The other two were occupied by two […]

Written by on April 27, 2017

Defective EpiPens Could Have Put Lives at Risk

EpiPens are life-saving medical devices that contain drugs to counteract allergic reactions. For someone who relies on an EpiPen, having defective medicine inside could be fatal. Unfortunately, Mylan, the company that manufactures the EpiPen recently issued a recall. The recall extends into seven different countries, including the United States. Two EpiPen users claimed that their […]

Written by on April 25, 2017

Paralyzed Woman Wins $14.9 million in Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases are rarely “slam dunks,” but one woman recently won close to $15 million. The case is labeled the second-largest medical malpractice case in state history. The woman’s injuries occurred when she was given an epidural injection in her spine at a same day surgical center. The drug in the injection is named […]

Written by on April 20, 2017

Dog Bites are Increasing in St. Louis for Mail Carriers

It seems like an old cliche; the dog biting the mailman. However, it’s actually anything but. The number of dog bites for United States postal employees has been increasing over the last several years. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, this increase could partially be due to the fact that online […]

Written by on April 18, 2017

Cases of Nursing Home Neglect are Becoming More Widespread Across the Country

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision. Families have every right to expect that their parents or grandparents will be well taken care of. Unfortunately, they’re often not. According to a recent Yahoo News article, this problem might be more widespread than most people think. The nursing home neglect […]

Written by on April 13, 2017

Dump Truck Stolen and Crashed in St. Louis

There are many different types of truck accidents that take place in St. Louis. However, one recent accident was quite unique. According to an article on the Belleville News-Democrat website, a dump truck was stolen from a local asphalt and landscaping business. The thief managed to get into the truck and drive it through a […]

Written by on April 11, 2017

Tractor Trailer Strikes Two State Police Cars in St. Louis County

Many drivers become nervous when they encounter tractor trailers on the road, and for good reason. These vehicles can be unpredictable, and they frequently cause accidents. According to the Fox2News website, one recent accident involved two state police patrol vehicles in St. Louis County. The crash took place on a Sunday morning on Interstate 270 […]

Written by on April 6, 2017

17-Year-Old Dies in Head-On Collision in St. Louis County

Head-on collisions are becoming much too frequent in the St. Louis area. A recent head-on crash occurred just outside St. Louis, and it took the life of a seventeen-year-old named Darion, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. The young man driving the car was the victim’s cousin and close friend. The […]

Written by on April 4, 2017