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Category: Distracted Driving

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

What Is a Soft-Tissue Injury?

|Posted on April 6, 2020 in Bus Accident,Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Personal Injury,Product Liability |

In an accident such as a slip and fall accident or auto wreck, the body can sustain many different injuries. These injuries can affect multiple systems of the body, including the musculoskeletal system. A soft-tissue injury can describe any damage to the soft parts of the musculoskeletal system: muscles, joints, cartilage, connective tissues, ligaments and… read more

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Your Car

|Posted on June 21, 2018 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Safety Tips |

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death in children 15 years old and younger in the U.S. Auto accidents cause one in four unintentional injury deaths in children under 13. Improper restraint and lack of child safety seats contribute to these fatalities. Keeping your kids safe in the car takes following all… read more

NHTSA Reports Increase in Traffic Deaths in 2015

|Posted on March 18, 2016 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Drunk Driving Accident |

On February 5, 2016 the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a press release announcing its report on traffic deaths during the first nine months of 2015. Traffic fatalities increased 9.3 percent across the country, reversing a trend of years of consistent declines. According to the NHTSA, approximately 26,000 people died… read more

Red Light Camera Laws Struck Down by Missouri Supreme Court

|Posted on September 10, 2015 in Distracted Driving,Kansas City Cases,Safety Tips |

Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Red-light Camera Laws In a ruling last week, the Missouri Supreme Court struck down local laws authorizing red-light camera programs in a number of cities throughout the state. The Court held that local ordinances conflicted with state law because they had been treating violations like parking tickets without assessing points… read more

Missouri House Panel To Consider Statewide Texting Ban

|Posted on March 4, 2013 in Car Accident,Distracted Driving,Personal Injury,Texting and Driving |

Distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of car accidents in Missouri and the nation. Today, more than ever before, drivers have access to numerous distractions while behind the wheel. The most common of these distractions are cellphones. Because the use of cellphones while driving – and particularly text messaging– is extremely dangerous,… read more

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