St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Hyundai forced to recall 281,000 vehicles due to exploding seatbelts

Seatbelts are supposed to help protect us from injury in a car accident. But if you drive a Hyundai, your seatbelts might be at risk of blowing up and hurting you. Wait, an exploding seatbelt? You read that right. A…


Driving defensively can keep teens safer on the road

Motor vehicle accidents can cause painful, costly injuries that often require extensive recovery. Teaching young drivers to drive defensively can reduce their risk of accident and injury on the road by being proactive about their safety. Learn to take care…


Rebuilding life after a traumatic car accident

Rarely a day goes by where the St. Louis community does not hear of a devastating motor vehicle accident. However, a life-changing injury does not mean that a person must have a painful and depressing existence. Accident victims may rebuild…


3 ways to be a safer driver in winter weather

Winter weather comes with additional hazards on the road. Snow, ice, and extreme cold cause challenges that every driver should prepare for. A few simple precautions can go a long way towards preventing costly and painful injury accidents. 1. Clear…


Speeding: Why it’s dangerous

Drivers in Missouri face several dangers each time they get behind the wheel. With everything from distracted drivers to objects on the road, it is truly amazing that people make it to work and school safely each day. However, one…


Economic and non-economic losses an accident claim may cover

After being injured in a car accident, you’ll want to know if you have good grounds for a personal injury claim. Since Missouri is not a no-fault state, you can file such a claim without needing to meet a serious…


Is it possible to suffer a stroke after a car crash?

Most people know that it’s possible to suffer brain injuries in a car crash, but did you know that a stroke is also a possibility? There are a few different kinds of strokes, but a stroke caused by a blood…


How 3D-printing could change the lives of car crash amputees

Losing a body part in a car crash is unquestionably one of the most horrific injuries possible. Whether the accident resulted in an amputation or the injuries caused by a crash forced doctors to amputate the limb or extremity because…


How to maintain your safety when driving through a construction zone

In a perfect world, every road you travel would be wide open and designed for safety. But as you know, this isn’t always the case. There are unique circumstances that come into play, such as construction zones. Here are some…


Supporting and planning to help your loved one in a wheelchair

Our society is built for able-bodied people. Although the Americans with Disabilities Act has drastically increased the accessibility of businesses and public infrastructure for those with special needs or medical disabilities, such as those in wheelchairs, that doesn’t mean that…