Car Accidents

What To Do When You’ve Been In A Car Accident

Car accidents are, unfortunately, fairly common in the United States. There are approximately 6 million car accidents in the U.S. each year, and many of them result in injuries for the drivers, passengers, and passersby involved. Because accidents are so common, it's important to know what you should do if...
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Hit and Run Accidents: What Should I Do?

Many car accidents happen in St. Louis. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents are equally as common. These accidents are not all between vehicles, either. In fact, a large majority include pedestrians, bicyclists, and even motorcycle riders. If you are a victim of a hit and run accident, you may wonder...
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The Dangers of Driving While Fatigued

Drowsy driving, also referred to as fatigued driving, is a growing concern in the United States. This type of driving often leads to tragedy – the risks of driving while tired should be enough to keep anyone off the road. Fatigued driving involves the combination of operating a vehicle while...
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Will Self-Driving Cars Reduce the Number of Accidents?

Driverless vehicles, or self-driving cars, have already been on the roads. Currently Google and other programmers of these vehicles are testing their effectiveness and of course, their safety. While these cars are advertised as a way to keep other drivers safe, the crash avoidance systems they feature and their overall...
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Will Reflective Paint on Animals Reduce the Number of Animal-Caused Accidents?

Motor vehicle accidents can be caused by distracted drivers, drunk drivers, and objects in the road. Objects, including animals, cause accidents in the rural areas of Missouri as well as neighborhoods. Whether they are domesticated or wild, these animals can cause devastating accidents with serious injuries. Wandering animals and pets...
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If I Don’t Wear a Seatbelt, Can I Still File a Car Accident Claim?

You were injured in a car accident after another vehicle collided with your own. You have filed the accident claim, but you are worried about the fact that you did not wear a seatbelt during that accident. How will this affect your ability to claim compensation and if you were...
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How a Police Report Helps Prove Your Car Accident Claim

In certain types of injury claims, such as car accidents, a police report may be one of the more critical pieces of evidence used to prove the legitimacy of your claim. While police reports are generally inadmissible if your case goes to trial, the report is still useful for negotiation...
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Taking Notes about Your Car Accident Injuries

Immediately after a car accident, you should attempt to write down as many details down as possible. As time goes on, you should also document any injuries and treatments associated with those injuries. Doing so can help preserve a potential civil lawsuit, and also help establish that you were in...
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The Dangers of Aggressive Driving

Aggressive driving can be extremely dangerous not only for the person engaging in this driving behavior, but for everyone who shares the road with them as well. As an aggressive driver speeds through lanes, swerves in and out of traffic and even follows a leading vehicle too closely, they are...
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Traffic Deaths on the Rise for 2015

Traffic fatalities are a daily occurrence in the United States, but the number of individuals that die due to traffic accidents can vary. Unfortunately, the numbers for 2015 are on the rise – already 14 percent higher than last year. If the numbers continue to rise, 2015 could be the...
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