Car Accidents

Risks of Not Contacting an Attorney After a Car Accident

Risks of Not Contacting an Attorney After a Car Accident One of the biggest mistakes our team sees people make is their hesitation in contacting an attorney after a car accident. An experienced lawyer could be beneficial in numerous ways after an auto collision and could ensure you are treated...

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What to Bring to Your Car Accident Consultation

Whether the initial consultation is over the phone, email, or in person, it is important that you come prepared with the right documents and information. This could help an attorney get a clear idea of your car accident case and better determine how to move forward. One of the first...

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How Rental Car Insurance Could Impact an Accident Case

Rental car accidents are pretty common in Missouri. There are various reasons why people may choose to rent a vehicle. Most commonly, people visiting from out-of-state may choose to rent a car in order to get around more easily. Other times, local residents may need to rent a vehicle if...

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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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Rachel Jimenez Killed in Two-Car Crash at Peace Road in DeKalb

Rachel Jimenez Killed in DeKalb Two-Car Accident [caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignright" width="300"] Rachel Jimenez Killed in Two-Car Crash at Peace Road in DeKalb[/caption] Rockford, Illinois (February 4, 2018) - According to a local news source, a 49-year-old woman was killed in a car accident in Rockford on Wednesday, January 24. As...

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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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