Many Missouri residents enjoy riding motorcycles and other motorized bikes, scooters, and mopeds. These vehicles are small, light, affordable, and can offer a convenient alternative to walking or public transportation. While Missouri does not impose any helmet laws on motorized bike and scooter use, the state does uphold a universal law for motorcycle helmets. Missouri’s… read more
A recent television report on 41 Action News in Kansas City highlighted the problems of a woman who had participated in a clinical trial for a birth control device called Essure 15 years ago. Essure is a tiny flexible coil inserted into the fallopian tube to prevent pregnancy. Theoretically, the presence of the device creates… read more
Statute of Limitations in Missouri If you have suffered an injury for which you might be entitled to compensation, you have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit. The “statute of limitations” varies depending upon the cause of action underlying your claim. Generally, the clock starts ticking when you are aware or should… read more
John Oliver Takes Down Big Pharma On a recent episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight”,John Oliver delivered a scathing exposé on the influence large pharmaceutical companies have on the prescription practices of doctors. Oliver explained that 90% of big drug companies spend more on marketing than on research and Big Pharma spent over $24 billion… read more
A new mandatory label is expected to help consumers easily identify recall notices for motor vehicles or equipment they own. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) initiated this new label requirement on all mailed recall notices starting February 18, 2014. When motor vehicles or equipment are recalled, consumers need to know of these recalls… read more
Power wheel chairs are the types of wheelchairs that are electric or motorized and can be maneuvered with the help of a joystick or a pedal. While these chairs can be idea for disabled individuals, they can also be somewhat dangerous. Some supermarkets provide these mobile vehicles for disabled shoppers, and they are frequently seen… read more
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