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Category: Car Accident

4 Injuries You Might Not Notice After a Crash

|Posted on November 27, 2020 in Brain Injury,Car Accident,Personal Injury |

Most people picture traumatic injuries such as broken bones and lacerations when they think of car accident injuries. It may be hard to imagine suffering an injury that you do not notice right away. The average person’s adrenaline after a car accident, however, can be powerful enough to mask injury symptoms. You may not notice… read more

Can a Delayed Medical Diagnosis Affect My Claim?

|Posted on November 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury |

Not all accident injuries are immediately apparent. Some have delayed symptoms that lead to delayed medical diagnoses. It is important to wait until you have verified whether or not you have an injury before settling your accident claim with an insurance company. While it is natural to want to resolve your case as quickly as… read more

Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Caused By a Medical Emergency?

|Posted on November 6, 2020 in Car Accident |

In some car accident cases, liability is clear. In a crash involving a distracted driver, for example, that driver will be liable. Car accidents can occur for many different reasons, however, including things that are outside of the driver’s control. If a medical emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke, causes a car accident,… read more

What Is Loss of Consortium?

|Posted on October 20, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury |

The definition of consortium is an association between two parties, such as two spouses or a parent and child. In civil law, loss of consortium refers to the benefits, advantages and rewards a plaintiff can no longer receive from an injured or deceased accident victim. Loss of consortium damages may be available in a case… read more

What Is Considered Essential Evidence in a Car Accident Claim?

|Posted on October 6, 2020 in Car Accident,Personal Injury |

A car accident claim is a civil liability lawsuit, not a criminal case. It is a means for a victim to become whole again after negligence causes a car accident. Before you can recover compensation as an injured victim, however, you or your car accident attorney must prove the defendant’s fault based on a preponderance… read more

How Long Does it Take to Get a Settlement From a Car Accident?

|Posted on October 1, 2020 in Car Accident |

Settling your car accident case can be a great relief. You are finally finished negotiating with insurance claims adjusters and fighting for fair compensation. The next phase, however, is waiting to receive your settlement check. The waiting can be just as difficult as the first stages of your car insurance claim. You may be fielding… read more

[Study] The Most Dangerous Intersections in Missouri

|Posted on September 25, 2020 in Car Accident |

While road safety has improved dramatically in recent years, intersections can still be a dangerous place for drivers.  In fact, thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle collisions at intersections throughout the state of Missouri every year. Which intersections in the state present the greatest risk to drivers? Our team of personal injury attorneys… read more

What Restrictions Come With a Suspended License?

|Posted on June 25, 2020 in Car Accident |

Driving is a privilege, not a right. It is a privilege the Department of Motor Vehicles has the right to take away in certain situations. If a driver breaks the law or proves he or she is a danger to others on the road, that driver may face the punishment of driver’s license suspension or… read more

How Is Liability Determined in a Multi-Car Crash?

|Posted on May 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Drunk Driving Accident |

Not all car accidents are two-vehicle collisions where fault is obvious. Many involve three, four or more vehicles – making fault less clear. It is often necessary to determine liability for a multi-car crash, however, if a victim wants to recover compensation from the at-fault party. Understanding how insurance companies determine legal fault could help… read more

I Was Involved in a Car Accident Out of State… Now What?

|Posted on April 15, 2020 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Drunk Driving Accident |

Taking a road trip out of state could result in a complicated insurance process if you get into an accident across state lines. While your auto insurance provider should still cover your damages, the laws in the state where your crash occurred will preside over your case. These laws can be vastly different from what… read more

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