Personal Injury

Personal Injury 101: When Do You Need A Lawyer?

If you've recently been in an accident or had to take time off at work due to an injury, you might be wondering what the next best steps are. For some, it's easy enough to deal with insurance on their own and get back to life; however, others will likely...
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Jim Dumond, Jewel Clark, and Elizabeth Haynes all injured in Newton County crash

On Tuesday, August 21, Jim Dumond, Jewell Clark, and Elizabeth Haynes were all injured in a multi-vehicle accident on US-60, near Neosho in Newton County. The accident occurred at approximately 4 PM when Jim Dumond failed to yield while passing through an intersection, causing him to collide with a vehicle...
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Andrew Huddleston, Amy Lough, Sharon Muelhauser, injured in Jefferson County car wreck

At approximately 4:00 pm on May 3rd, three were injured in a multi-car accident in Jefferson County on Horine Road. The accident began when James Muelhauser, 65, of Arnold, MO, came to a stop behind a Ford F150 driven by Shawn Loness, 30, of Pevely. Mr. Loness was himself stopped...
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I Was Injured on Black Friday – Can I Sue?

You woke up early, filled the travel mug and diligently waited outside your favorite store to catch the great Black Friday deals. On these types of epic sales days you are not the only one waiting outside, which means the potential for injury goes up with the more people that...
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How is Pain and Suffering Calculated?

In a personal injury case, whether it is a slip and fall or car accident, there are two types of damages awarded to the plaintiff. These include economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages are those that are easy to calculate and are losses that stem from the accident or...
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Understanding Loss of Consortium in Missouri

The “loss of consortium” is a claim that accompanies a personal injury lawsuit regarding the damage to a marital relationship following an accident, medical malpractice or other injury caused by someone’s negligence. This claim is filed in regards to the damage caused to intimate parts of the relationship and how...
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Why You Should Never Handle Your Own Personal Injury Lawsuit

Due to the plethora of information available on the internet, everyone thinks they are an expert. That is why many injured individuals attempt to handle their own personal injury lawsuit – because they assume all of the information they need is online. While you may save yourself an attorney’s fee,...
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What You Need to Know About Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is a unique injury that most often occurs in a rear-end car accident. However, any type of accident that forces the human body to snap violently back and forth can lead to whiplash. Some other common causes of whiplash include slip and fall accidents, blows to the head, or...
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Slip and Fall at the Gym: Can I Sue?

The gym is supposed to be a place that helps you stay healthy; however, with all of the cluttered equipment, sweat, water in the showers, and towels left on the floor, there are plenty of things inside your gym that could cause a slip and fall. Accidents are common in...
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Understanding Whiplash Injuries

“Whiplash” is used to describe a wide array of neck injuries. Whiplash injuries focus on the soft tissue of the neck and are commonly found after a rear-end collision. When a vehicle is struck from behind, the impact forces the driver’s and passengers’ bodies violently forward, while their heads stay in...
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