St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Talking to your teen about deadly distractions while at the wheel

Teen drivers are still in the process of familiarizing themselves with the best practices of managing a motor vehicle that experienced drivers have long since internalized. From learning how to efficiently scan for danger on the road to tuning out…


Study: Deaths in red-light-running vehicle crashes rising

It is a sight that, unfortunately, many in St. Louis have gotten used to seeing: two mangled cars sitting in an intersection after a crash. Many of these violent collisions occur because a driver gambled on speeding through the intersection…


Even voice commands and calls leave people distracted

If you are like most drivers, you probably already know that texting while driving could increase your chance of getting into a crash. You may have employed certain workarounds to avoid distraction related to texts or emails when you drive….


Myths about sleep and drowsy driving

Urban legends can have extraordinarily long lives. Consider some myths about sleep that science and logic have been unable to extinguish: the belief that “you swallow a few spiders every year while you sleep” and that during sleep, your brain…


Teen drivers with teen passengers are a hazard to all ages

Sometimes, when statistics meet the human beings behind them, both seem to come into focus and we wish they hadn’t. On Highway 47 in Lincoln County this August 11, a car carrying five teenage boys hit a tree, killing two…


Missouri motorcyclist killed in left-turn crash

If you drive west of St. Louis for about an hour, you will come to Washington, Missouri. The town of about 14,000 was the site of a recent fatal motorcycle crash. According to law enforcement officials, a 22-year-old man from…


PTSD? It was just a fender bender.

Unfortunate as it sounds, most of us are at risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident at some point. Weather conditions and distractions could produce undesirable results no matter how cautious you are, how well you maintain your…


Missouri family and town lose two members in violent crash

About 250 miles southwest of St. Louis sits the small rural town of Reeds Spring, Missouri, just a few miles northwest of Branson. The town of about 900 residents is grieving the loss of two of its residents – a…


By the numbers: War versus car crashes

We recently read a news article that contained a statistic that we think will amaze most of our St. Louis Personal Injury Blog readers: more Americans have died in car crashes since 2000 than died in both World War I…


Mom, twin baby daughters die in interstate truck tragedy

On Behalf of The Wilbers Law Firm LLC | Jul 25, 2019 | Trucking Accidents | Sometimes there are terrible events that simply take your breath away. We read recently of an interstate tractor-trailer crash that killed a young mother…