Month: February 2019

Even Cat Bites Can Lead to Injury Litigation

Medical malpractice is something that is far too common in the St. Louis area. It happens all the time when patients have surgery, get any type of medical care, and even when they visit the emergency room. One woman experienced it firsthand when she went to the ER because of a cat bite.  Woman Sues, […]

Written by on February 28, 2019

Malfunction Elevator Case Nets Large Jury Award

Getting stuck in an elevator is something that a lot of people are afraid of. Unfortunately, it does happen in St. Louis from time to time. In most cases, there are no injuries and everyone is safe, even if they are inconvenienced. But there are times when a malfunctioning elevator can lead to injury. Elevator […]

Written by on February 21, 2019

Personal Injury Demand Letters – Tips on How Much to Request

If you have never been through a personal injury case before, it can be difficult to know where to begin. It all starts with your demand letter. But this is a place where a lot of people get stuck. They don’t know how much to ask for in compensation because of their injuries. We can […]

Written by on February 19, 2019

An Overview: Medical Malpractice Settlements for 2018

There are some who believe that medical malpractice lawsuits are – for the most part – completely unnecessary. They think that they drive up the cost of healthcare for everyone else, and that there are too many of them filed; usually by aggressive attorneys. But the reality is that neither of these viewpoints holds true. […]

Written by on February 14, 2019

Will President Trump’s New Tax Rules Change Untaxable Jury Settlements?

The different changes in the laws that have taken place under our current administration are difficult to understand for a lot of people. For one, untaxable jury settlements might become taxable. There are a lot of people who are not happy about this change. Haven’t Personal Injury Claims Always Been Taxed? In short, the answer […]

Written by on February 12, 2019

A Personal Injury Lawsuit Can Be More Than Just a Claim of Negligence

A lot of people assume that negligence that results in some type of injury is the only way someone can have a valid personal injury claim. According to the American Bar Association, that is not always the case. If you have recently been injured in an accident, it’s important for you to understand what they […]

Written by on February 7, 2019

American Bar Association on Personal Injury Litigation

Personal injury law is a very specialized type of litigation. If you have never been in an accident up until recently, it can be difficult to understand how it all works. The American Bar Association offers some great information that may be helpful to you. What are Personal Injury Claims? Every legal claim has two […]

Written by on February 5, 2019