Category: Premises Liability

Learn About the Open and Obvious Premise Liability Defense Before You Sue

Suing for injuries that are based on premises liability may seem like it should be pretty cut and dry. But that isn't the case at all. The owner of the property may present the open and obvious defense, which could be problematic for the victim. If you're considering filing a case against someone, then it's […]

Written by on June 20, 2019

What to Know About Premises Liability Before You Consider a Lawsuit

Premises liability claims are pretty common in Missouri. But there are people who find themselves injured on someone else's property, and they never pursue a case at all. Part of that may be because they simply don't understand what the law says about their rights.  What is Premises Liability? Premises liability occurs when a person […]

Written by on June 4, 2019

What to Know About Injuries in a Store While You’re Shopping

The majority of injuries happen in public places, and a lot of them take place in stores. Most of the time, people don't report them, or they may attempt to get compensated from the store without consulting with an attorney first. Both of these options are problematic. Let's talk in more detail about what should […]

Written by on March 21, 2019

What to Know About Slip and Fall Accidents and Litigation

Slips and falls are extremely common in St. Louis, and we have handled a countless number of these cases. Still, there is so much that people don't know about them. There's nothing about them that is cut and dry, so we thought we should take this opportunity to provide you with some useful information.  Slipping […]

Written by on March 19, 2019

What to Know About Host Liability for Alcohol-Related Accidents

Alcohol-related accidents are far too common in the St. Louis area. There have been many car accidents that resulted from people drinking too much, but there are other types of incidents that take place as well. A lot of people aren't aware of host liability laws, which can get them into serious legal trouble.  What […]

Written by on March 7, 2019

Easting Disorder Clinic Changes Name After Multiple Malpractice Suits

People in St. Louis who are seeking treatment for an eating disorder need to be very careful about the facility they choose. A simple online search will result in many different options, but they aren’t all as good as they appear. For example, Castlewood has recently changed its name because of a history of multiple […]

Written by on September 11, 2018

Accident at Popular Water Park Leads to Spinal Injuries

Summertime is the best time to visit an amusement park; especially when they have waterslides and other water rides. They might be a great way to cool off, but it’s no secret that they can lead to accidents. Woman Injured at Six Flags in St. Louis This happened recently at Six Flags in St. Louis […]

Written by on September 4, 2018

Woman Loses Her Water-Caused Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Walgreens

A slip and fall can happen anywhere, and for any number of reasons. One woman recently lost her case with Walgreens after failing to prove that the store was negligent regarding her accident. During her testimony, she stated that there was water on the floor, which was what caused her to fall. She did admit […]

Written by on June 7, 2018

Court Upholds Verdict to Pay Elevator Victims $10.6 Million Settlement

Elevators are there to make our lives easier, but they can malfunction. Sometimes when they do, it causes serious damage, and even more so when someone is inside them. That’s exactly what happened to one man. He was forty-seven years old at the time of the incident and was doing carpentry work when the elevator […]

Written by on May 3, 2018