St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Five Common Injuries That Occur at Construction Sites

Construction job sites are dangerous places to be for the public and workers alike. Every year, approximately 1,000 workers die on construction sites across the country. Numerous others are injured in a variety of accidents that leave them with harm…


Can You File a Claim After a Commercial Truck Accident?

If you or someone you care about has recently been hurt in a truck accident, you may be wondering whether you can file a claim.  Under state law, if your accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you can likely…


St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney John L. Wilbers Nominated to Super Lawyers

St. Louis personal injury attorney John L. Wilbers of The Wilbers Law Firm has been nominated to Super Lawyers for 2023. This is the fifth consecutive year that Wilbers has been nominated to this prestigious list, which recognizes the top…


Who is likely to blame for a semi-truck underride crash?

The size difference between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle tends to make crashes between these two types of vehicles quite devastating. Smaller vehicles can easily end up trapped under a commercial truck during a collision, particularly in a…


Why fatigue is such a major concern in the trucking industry

Most adults in the United States don’t have enough hours in the day to fulfill all of their personal responsibilities comfortably. They may need to make difficult sacrifices, such as giving up hobbies or rest so that they can care…


Can anti-motorcycle biases affect a personal injury claim?

Motorcycles have long been associated with freedom, thrill and a sense of adventure. However, for motorcyclists, the open road also comes with an element of increased danger. Motorcycles lack the crash protection of an enclosed vehicle, so it’s no wonder…


How long combination vehicles create greater semi-truck crash risk

People are instinctively aware of how dangerous semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles can be in traffic. Their imposing size means that they tower over most passenger vehicles. There are very few things that can inspire a sense of fear more…


How often is speeding to blame for Missouri crashes?

Motor vehicle collisions are a fact of life for people in Missouri. Every day, crashes occur because someone doesn’t use their turn signal or they get distracted while driving. Collisions are the result of all kinds of different unsafe behaviors,…


What types of safety tech are in new cars?

Cars continue to get safer every year. New cars are equipped with a number of advanced technologies designed to keep people safer – both drivers and passengers alike. This reality has helped to prevent accidents and to keep people from…


3 factors that contribute to a large number of pedestrian crashes

Some pedestrians walk almost everywhere for health reasons or to keep their personal costs low. Other people are only occasional pedestrians, such as when they want to stop at the ATM off the street before buying coffee somewhere. Regardless of…