Month: August 2019

How Does the Insurance Company Decide Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident

If you have recently been in a car accident, you probably went through all of the proper steps. You have a police report, you sought medical attention, and then you contacted both insurance companies.  Both your and the other driver's insurance companies have a big job ahead of them. It's up to them to help […]

Written by on August 29, 2019

Who Decides Fault in a Car Accident?

Getting a settlement or winning a lawsuit after a car accident all depends on who was at fault. If the victim shared responsibility for the crash, their settlement can be drastically reduced.  But how is fault determined? Three different entities actually weigh in on this decision. Let's talk about their roles in more detail.  How […]

Written by on August 27, 2019

After the Crash: Tips on How to Handle Insurance Companies

If you've been the victim in an auto accident, it's very important to know how to deal with insurance companies. Taking the proper steps will help you get compensated for any injuries, damages, pain and suffering.  Contacting Your Insurance Company As soon as possible after the accident, you'll need to report it to your insurance company. They […]

Written by on August 22, 2019

Have You Been in a Car Accident? What to Do First.

Most people don't think very often of what they might have to do in the event of a car accident. Once they're in one, they are typically confused about which steps to take. Here's a reminder of important actions you need to take. Steps to Take After a Car Accident If you are ever, or have recently […]

Written by on August 20, 2019

What Types of Legal Cases Are Classified as Personal Injury

There are several types of legal cases that are considered to be personal injury cases. Maybe you were recently the victim of an accident, and while you thought about talking to a lawyer, you weren't sure who to call. This information will help guide you in the right direction.  Types of Personal Injury Cases All […]

Written by on August 15, 2019

What to Know Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim

Perhaps you have family and friends assuring you that you have a valid medical malpractice case. They're urging you to file a lawsuit, but you're just not sure. This area of the law can be confusing, and these types of cases are hard to win. Let's talk about what's required in order for you to […]

Written by on August 13, 2019

Is Nursing Home Neglect Considered Elder Abuse?

In short, the answer to this question is yes. Nursing home neglect is considered elder abuse, and rightly so. All over the state of Missouri, families are devastated because of the abuse a loved one suffered at the hands of the staff at nursing homes.  If you suspect that your elderly family member is being […]

Written by on August 8, 2019

Yes, You Can Sue for Malpractice for a Delayed Cancer Diagnosis – What to Know

When a cancer diagnosis is delayed, that can be devastating for the patient and the family. It can potentially steal priceless years away from them because it means that the patient’s treatment was also delayed. If this is the situation you’re currently in, it’s so important that you learn more about your rights as a […]

Written by on August 6, 2019

St. Louis Attorney for Birth Injuries – What to Know

Birth injuries can be devastating for families and they have a direct impact on their emotional and financial well-being. What many parents don’t realize is that the injuries their child sustained may have been preventable. That is, the medical staff was at fault for them. Even the best doctors can make mistakes during delivery, but when […]

Written by on August 1, 2019