St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Why Are Truck Accidents So Serious?

After seeing a news report about a trucking accident, you may be shocked to see how much damage can be inflicted in these collisions, even at low speeds. It is not just your perception that truck crashes are more serious…


When is a trucking company liable for a crash?

Sometimes in commercial vehicle collisions, the other vehicle is at fault. People in standard passenger vehicles can make mistakes that lead to semitruck collisions. In slightly more than half of the collisions involving at least two vehicles, one of which…


Tips for driving around big rigs

Driving around big rigs in St. Louis, Missouri, can be tricky. Read below to learn more about how to avoid getting into an accident with these larger vehicles. Avoid driving in someone’s blind spot Driving at the side of a…


Truck driver fatigue and the dangers behind it

Although many companies in Missouri and across the nation set strict rules on how many hours a truck driver is allowed to drive a day, there are still many truck accidents caused by fatigue. A number of factors are reported…


Commercial vehicle accidents vs. passenger car accidents

Accidents between passenger vehicles occur every day, and oftentimes everyone drives or walks away relatively unhurt. However, the same is not true for accidents between a passenger vehicle and a commercial vehicle, also known as a semi. In 2015, there…


A brief history of the worst U.S. traffic crashes

The chilling headlines in St. Louis news media a few days ago spelled out a disaster that was almost unbelievable. But the news from the small town of Schoharie, New York, was real: 20 people died in the crash of…


St. Louis area toddler struck, killed by ice cream truck

If you drive a little more than 40 miles west of St. Louis, you’ll arrive in suburban Wentzville. Residents were shocked over the weekend when they learned a two-year-old girl was struck and killed by an ice cream truck there….


How dangerous are commercial vehicle accidents?

All the services and products we rely on — from home improvement supplies to food deliveries — get to us on commercial vehicles. Missouri’s economy relies on transportation, and transportation relies on trucks and other large vehicles. Commercial vehicles can…