St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

What Should You Do After a Boating Accident in Missouri?

Summer may seem like a long way off, but it will not be long before you and your loved ones will be packing up the family car and heading to the lake or beach. There are approximately 12 million registered…


Is a Business Owner Responsible if They Have an Icy Entryway and You Slip?

The dangers of slipping and falling during the cold months are ever-present in many places in Missouri. This is especially true on public walkways where ice can quickly accumulate in front of commercial buildings, such as stores and restaurants. But…


Understanding post-traumatic amnesia after a TBI

A blow to the head that causes a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can leave a victim with a wide range of physical and mental issues. Some resolve relatively soon as the swelling in the brain subsides. Others can take longer…


2 secondary effects of spinal cord injuries that can prove costly

A spinal cord injury is one of the most expensive and devastating medical consequences that people may experience as a result of a motor vehicle collision. Spinal cord injuries typically require emergency medical care and ongoing support regardless of their…


How are brain injuries unique?

Cuts, bruises, broken bones and brain injuries are all common in car accidents. Cuts, bruises and broken bones, however, are something that will eventually heal. Brain injuries are different. If you or your loved one suffered a brain injury in…


Acute orthopedic injuries and mental health consequences

If you’ve been involved in a serious accident, you may have suffered one or more acute orthopedic injuries. An acute injury results from a sudden, violent event like a crash or fall. Acute orthopedic injuries involve the musculoskeletal system. This…


The concerning trend with fatal car accidents

Ideally, the number of fatalities on the road will always be declining. This can be difficult since the population is growing and there are always more drivers, but it is a trend that has held over time. Despite far lower…


Who is at fault in a multi-car pile-up?

It can be fairly easy to deal with an accident only involving two cars. However, with multi-car pile-ups, one accident leads to several other accidents, adding complexity to the situation. With so many cars, insurance policies and testimonies involved, it…


Why motorcyclists should wear high-visibility clothing

When motorcyclists consider safety gear, they might think of jackets with flame-retardant properties or riding pants with double layers of protection. However, one piece of essential gear that many riders forget about is high-visibility clothing. There is apparel that manufacturers…


How to stay safer on the roads at night

Perhaps you regularly drive at night in heavy traffic with other tired, distracted drivers at the end of a long day. Or, maybe you drive at night on nearly abandoned roads where you go hours before seeing another vehicle. Both…